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Read Store Design: Retail Entertainment?

Published: 3/18/2024
Check out both sides of the debate. Does ‘entertainment’ need to be part of a furniture retailer’s store experience?

Read Multiple Retail Storefronts: Why They Are A Great Idea

Published: 9/15/2023
Consider the many excellent reasons to add multi-branded entries to achieve your retail objectives.

Read Store Refresh On A Budget

Published: 7/1/2023
Nine low-cost, effective ways to spruce up your store.

Read Store Refresh On a Budget

Published: 3/27/2023
Here are the first 6 of 16 low-cost, effective ways to spruce up your store if you are not yet ready to do a major showroom renovation.

Read In-Store Design Center Ideas- Part 2

Published: 9/29/2022
Now that you’ve decided where to position your design center and target it to meet the needs of specific customers types, it’s time to decide what to put in it.

Read In-Store Design Center Trends

Published: 7/13/2022
How to make design centers a bigger part of any in-store shopping experience and further differentiate your retail operation.

Read Design For In-Store Customer Service

Published: 3/13/2022
Store planner Jennifer Magee looks at ways to re-imagine customer service areas to give shoppers the very best in-store experiences.

Read Outlet Store Design

Published: 11/20/2021
Retailers have increased the scale of their outlet areas and built freestanding outlet stores to meet demand and provide merchandising flexibility.

Read Store Design: Customer Flow

Published: 9/25/2021
Store layouts influence how customers interact with your merchandise and how much they buy.

Read Space Race: How to Negotiate Your Best Deal

Published: 7/28/2021
Leases on roughly 1.5 billion square feet of retail space will expire this year. That, combined with a high vacancy rate, make it a buyers’ market for home furnishings retailers.

Read Future Stores

Published: 5/9/2021
A fundamental shift has occurred in the way forward-thinking home furnishings retailers are approaching store design.