DO: Ensure that the shop is presentable and ready for business during shop hours. All inventory boxes are taken away and out of sight. DON’T: leave inventory boxes around the shop, much less block the shop’s main entrance.
DO/ Better Display: This is a better display compared to the one below. Taller items are easily reachable and there is less of a negative space in between displayed products. DON’T: Notice how the smallest items are displayed on the lowest shelf? This makes it not only difficult to view, but also hard to reach. One practically has to crouch … Read More
DO: Kids clothes and plush toys- a match made in heaven.DON’T: Cookware and slippers…enough said.
DO: This is a great window display promoting men’s leather jackets. The store layered the exact same message three times in a single glance- front window graphics, the mannequin and the large poster behind. This achieves greater impact. Besides, it is always more effective to tell one story at a time. DON’T: The mannequins and graphics on the glass promote … Read More
DO: Make it easy to buy! Within a single category such as souvenirs, group like items together. E.G. Food within its own subgroup and gifts in another. DON’T: Avoid displaying all kinds of souvenirs together. Products lose their credibility and perceived values when it is in a hodge podge display.
DO: Enlighten customers with product information. Better yet, let them touch/try merchandise. This is a tipping point to encourage an emotional attachment with the product. DON’T: Ignore customers as if they don’t exist. Hello? Anyone home?!
DO: Ensure an open pathway for shopper traffic to easily penetrate your shop interior. Keep a minimum of 3′ for aisle space. DON’T: Blocking aisles with fixtures is a surefire way to discourage customers from fully shopping your selling space.