Total Retail Solutions® Blog: Your Retail Merchandising Resource

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The Calm Before the Storm: Preparing for Hallowthanksmas

With the kids back in school and summer winding down, many customers are turning their attention to upcoming activities and holidays. Halloween kicks off the holiday season which some jokingly refer to as Hallowthanksmas. It begins the flurry of planning, decorating, cooking and, of course, shopping. With millions of customers heading to stores, it’s imperative […] Read More »

Strategies for Increasing Impulse Purchases

For increasing impulse purchases, the number one strategy a retailer must adopt is to improve product visibility. Items placed near complementary bestselling products have the highest chance of being selected by shoppers. For example, Easter egg coloring kits positioned near the eggs and also at the check-out will provide two important opportunities to cross sell. To […] Read More »

6 Ways to Earn an “A” in Back-to-School Merchandising

Back-to-school spending, including shopping for both grade school and college students, is expected to reach $75.8 billion this year, up from $68 billion last year, according to the National Retail Federation. This includes everything from school supplies and electronics to apparel and room furnishings. While retailers can’t always control what supplies are needed or how […] Read More »

Improve Enterprise Operations with Loss Prevention Solutions

When retailers lose product through their supply chain, such as merchandise damaged in shipment, they remediate the situation. They may change suppliers, packaging, distributors, and/or make upgrades to their warehouses. When merchandise losses can be traced to pilferage, either by consumers or employees, loss prevention support can be crucial to decreasing loss while not further […] Read More »

Impact of Displays on Customer Purchasing Decisions

For decades consumer surveys have questioned customers as to what about retail displays keeps them from making a buying decision. Some very basic responses include: limited selection, displays that are in disarray, and high prices. What this means is that customers are looking to buy and expect to see a well-stocked selection of items for their […] Read More »

Top Tips for Creating Window Displays

The purpose of retail window displays is to catch consumer attention and draw them inside the premises. However since every retailer is aware of this, every window display, particularly those in shopping malls, has been designed to be visually exciting in the hope of stimulating sales. One different strategy to adopt is to attract shoppers […] Read More »

Increase Sales During National Salad Month

It’s National Salad Month which offers the opportunity for retailers to showcase what for some consumers is a daily staple. Everyone knows that salad is good for them, however not everyone makes salad part of their daily regimen. Here, FFR Merchandising provides suggestions that retailers can follow to pique consumer interest in this popular menu […] Read More »

Retail Merchandising

The Future of Retail Merchandising

Fifteen years ago, few retailers considered ecommerce as their competition. For decades consumers wanted to see, touch, and feel products before they made their purchases. According to McKinsey, from 2008-2013 sales within traditional brick and mortar stores increased only slightly, while ecommerce sales grew 10 times faster than in-store retail. The marketing firm also projects […] Read More »

Holiday Merchandising

Get Ready for Summer

Holiday Merchandising Ideas for Memorial Day, Independence Day, & Beyond! Individually, the Memorial Day, Father’s Day and Independence Day holidays do not carry the same retail clout as the weeks from Black Friday through Christmas. Collectively however, savvy retailers can create and carry a theme throughout the summer season to encourage repeat customers and an […] Read More »

POP Retail Displays

Tempt Shoppers with Attractive POP Retail Displays

You’ve marketed promotional merchandise in print and online. This has increased foot traffic to your retail establishment and has piqued interest in specific products. Consumers have made their selections and are about to complete their shopping experience. This provides a great opportunity to heighten their interest and further increase sales at the last point of […] Read More »

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