Preparing For Small Business Saturday Even When You’re Not An AMEX Merchant Or Haven’t Planned Ahead

You’ve heard of Small Business Saturday, but you’ve never joined in because you’re not an American Express merchant. Or perhaps you’re a late bloomer and missed the deadline for signing up with American Express. Not a problem! You don’t need to accept American Express or use their merchant materials to participate in this movement, but Read More …

Inexpensive Ways To Increase Holiday Gift Card Sales

Do you ever wonder what’s in the mind of a gift card buyer? If not, you should, because as a retailer, understanding the motivation behind their purchase of gift cards will help you increase holiday gift card sales for your store. The Growth Of Gift Cards Gift card purchases have grown exponentially since they first Read More …

Specialty Store Services Hosting the Whizbang! Training Retail Success Summit

At Specialty Store Services, building your business is our business. Our service to you doesn’t stop with the purchase of your store fixtures and displays; that’s just the beginning! We are here to help provide you with the tools for success each step of your journey. As business owners, we know that it’s important to Read More …

The Power of Attractive Point of Sale Displays

In surveys with both men and women, participants admitted to making impulse, or unplanned purchases often while shopping. In fact, more than 53% of sales now come from impulse buys! Impulse sales can be captured by any type of retail store. Regardless of store type, the psychology of the impulse buy is the same: certain Read More …