Sidewalk Sales 101

When the weather turns warm and people begin to roll down their windows, hop on their bikes, or take a leisurely stroll past your shop, it’s time to start thinking about holding a sidewalk sale. By placing some of your wares in front of your establishment, you can grab attention and entice shoppers inside. This Read More …

Optimizing your Slatwall Using Slatwall Accessories

Slatwall is an integral element in many retail stores. Slatwall allows for quick, cost-effective, changes in displaying merchandise. Are you getting the most from your slatwall, though? Knowing how to optimize your slatwall opens up new opportunities to display merchandise in an eye-catching way and to best use the space in your store. The easiest Read More …

Gondola Shelving Displays: They Are Not Just For Convenience Stores Anymore!

Gondola displays are a versatile display system that you can customize for the unique needs of your store. With hundreds of display accessories to choose from, a few of them are Specialty Store Services exclusives, you can create the perfect display for your store. Do you want to display and merchandise clothing and apparel accessories? Read More …

A Common Retail Challenge: Keeping Shoes Straight

Just mention the words ‘shoe section’ to the average retail store operator and you may receive an angry look in return—and likely a few mumbled words of frustration as well. Many store owners and operators quickly become frustrated with their shoe section as they find that it is difficult (if not impossible) to keep organized, Read More …

Great Counter Displays Can Add to the Shopping Experience

In many ways, the counter represents the ‘moment of truth’ in a retail setting. This is where money changes hands, and potential buyers turn into actual customers. You want your customers to pay for the goods they have picked out from around the store, but you would also like to upsell them on an additional Read More …

Dress Up Your Apparel Store with Budget-Friendly Equipment

Starting a new apparel business is often exciting and challenging at the same time. If you are like most startups, you are trying to figure out how to outfit your retail space tastefully and economically. Fixtures and equipment run the gamut of quality and price. You want durability and style, but what do you actually Read More …

Slatwall for the Retail Store

Hmmm…what can I say about slatwall? Well, a lot, actually! Slatwall is attractive, versatile, strong…kind of like Russel Crowe or a Transformer sports car/robot. You may think I’m reaching but slatwall can really make a huge impact. First of all, slatwall really is attractive. It can be purchased in several different colors to complement your Read More …