Retail Tips & Trends

RETAIL TIPS & TRENDS

Moments in Movies

Shop The Look

Visual merchandising is crucial for successful retailing. The theme, décor, colors and style of your displays will set the tone for your customers and...

Moments in Movies

Why Stocking Stuffers are Crucial During the Holidays

The holidays count for around 40% of total retail sales, and add-on items are HUGE for holiday sales. "Stocking stuffers" are...

Moments in Movies

Purrfect Playlist for Pet Stores

Similarly to humans, animals react to music in different ways depending on the music. Because of this, pet store owners must not only create a positive environment for their customers, but for their pets. This can seem tricky...

Moments in Movies

Best Retail Moments in Movies

Retail experiences are depicted in many Hollywood movies. Anyone who has worked in retail knows that the industry can be extremely entertaining, which...

Gift Cards

Optimizing Gift Cards

Gift cards are used in almost every retail setting. Gift cards allow customers to shop merchandise or services with prepaid credit, generally...

Shopping Experience

How to Create a Memorable Shopping Experience for Customers

Retail stores are becoming increasingly creative in how they approach visual merchandising and in-store design. In order to maintain foot traffic...

Telling a Story

Telling a Story with your Products

Retailers should be proud of their products. No matter what you are selling, it is almost guaranteed the product has a story or history, and customers care about this more than you think. In an ever-changing retail world, it is important...

Rose's Beads

Success Story: Rose's Beads

At Retail Resource, we are committed to providing resources, products and inspiration to retailers and we value our customers and their success. Nothing makes us happier...

Shopping Baskets

Increasing Sales with Shopping Baskets

How many times have you been in a store to pick up a few items, and then end up with an armful of products, only stopping because you ran out of arm space? If you were holding a shopping basket, you would be more...

Slatwall

Anchor Core Slatwall vs. Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) Slatwall

Slatwall is one of the best tools for retailers, since it can display almost anything and in different ways. These pieces of hardware are easy to install, affordable and durable. Because there are different types of slatwall...

Colors

Use of Color in Retail

One of the most crucial aspects of visual merchandising is color. The color scheme of your retail store can and will affect ...

Donation Box

Bring your charitable activities into your store

Besides giving back to the community, partnering with a charity can provide numerous benefits for a small business. During the holiday season....

Pet Stores

How Pet Stores Can Thrive in a Changing Retail Climate

Despite changes in retail increasing every year, store owners should not fear being overruled by online retailers. It is true that online shopping has created a few roadblocks for physical retailers, but ...

Clothing Racks

Unexpected Benefits of Clothing Racks

When considering visual merchandising, all retailers are familiar with clothing racks. Clothing racks (often referred to as garment racks) objectively are used...

Holidays

Christmas in July: Essentials to Holiday Visual Merchandising

The holidays are almost here! â?¦Well, in four months. It is never too early to begin preparation for the busiest time in retail. Most retail stores...

Dispensary Vape Essentials

Dispensary and Vape Store Essentials

With the new market of dispensaries and vape stores, a brand new kind of retail experience is introduced. Because opening and designing a store...

Hair Salon Essentials

Hair Salon Essentials

Opening a new hair salon? Updating your hair salon? There are a few key components into your visual merchandising, and Retail Resource will provide...

Book Store

Book Store Changes

Bookstores have been around for ages, but like most retail stores, the shopping experience changes over time and Retail Resource will provide everything...

Display Experiences

How Store Displays Become Experiences

According to Forbes, about "93% of retailers believe that customers are more likely to spend money with a brand they feel connected to," which is why some retailers...

Carbon Footprint

Versitile Displays with Pegboard

Pegboards are one of the most versatile display tools for retailers. These simple but effective fixtures can be used with hooks, shelves or brackets. Although they are easy ...

Carbon Footprint

How to Reinvent Your Retail Store

With a shifting market for almost all retail stores, it can be difficult to figure out how to adjust and even how to survive. According to CNBC.com, "there is no time left for subtlety. It is time for reinvention...