Merchandising a retail store requires an immense amount of information on store shelving, entrance and psychology behind it. It is very important aspect of your business. It has been told to merchandise for the five senses; instead the truth is human possess some additional senses too like sense of well-being, balance, temperature. All of these subconscious senses are vital while merchandising the store. Why it is important to learn how to increase your store sales. A retail sale has become dynamic; lot of environmental changes taking place in retail industry. For a last few years, many high street shops have gone out of their business because they are struggling to manage with this new change taking place in retail sales. To cope up with new online retail environment, some new strategies would be shared that are required to be able to merge both your retail store with your online presence.
You see online shopping is increasing; adjust with this new environment to avoid closed sign on your retail store. Follow these outlined fundamentals:
- Store Design
Have you ever walked into store and felt dizzy because there was so much clutter everywhere. Set the environment and make the mood of store accordingly with music, lightning and fragrance. Retail layout attempts to influence market profit as people love to shop, for them make environment that is conducive to shopping. It should be physically attractive to excite customers as they walk pass by. Sales can be increased by product linking; like in shoes store, shoes polish can also be a selling item, much like ordering a meal with side dishes and a drink in restaurant. Use compelling interchangeable store fixtures and retail display systems are the way to do to make shopping interesting and easy.
- Secure and Attractive Visual Merchandise display
Merchandise should put their stock in that way where buyers get more visibility and exposure of them. Powerful display mechanism should be promoted; it might be simple but, must have strong impact on shopper’s mind like vertical and pyramid display method. Overall orderly placement, neat and tidiness should be achieved. Never get scared of doing experiments while merchandising.
Technology is limitless and doing human’s tasks now more than ever before. Today we have big stores and brands but some folks still prefer to online shop and some prefer to walk to the store. Don’t be self-confined in circle of advancement and technology let your mind’s imagination and innovation always be available to tackle the problems.
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— online business step (@business_steps) 19 de junio de 2017