Monthly Archives: January 2010

27
Jan

Tips for working with a visual merchandising consultant

Planning for floorset changes is right around the corner for most retailers and for many this time of year is particularly challenging, especially if you are an outdoor retailer and switching from ski season to bike season or heavier outerwear … Continue reading

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19
Jan

But how can I buy it if it’s locked up?

I wanted to buy a comforter at a popular bedding store, and found two that would do. The color and size was perfect and the price was right. There was only one problem: both bags that housed the comforters were … Continue reading

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14
Jan

The influence of gender on retail

While presenting at the Board Retailer Association’s (http://www.boardretailers.org) Retail Survivor Series, in Orlando this week, there was some discussion on the difference between color or category stories in visual merchandising. An interesting point was raised by one of retailers:Should his … Continue reading

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7
Jan

Tips for maximizing your fixtures

One of the challenges I most enjoyed as a Visual Specialist was when a co-worker asked for visual help saying, “there is no more room.” When I heard that, my pulse began to quicken, the coffee kicked in, and my … Continue reading

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4
Jan

Move that merchandise!

The holiday season is over, and spring inventory is arriving. How can you simultaneously achieve the following goals: Move holiday specific product (holiday-themed hard and soft goods) Push clearance product Introduce new product Clean house before inventory Planning is, once … Continue reading

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