Archive for the ‘General Business’ Category

Tips & Tricks for a Big Merchandise Flip

by Ponch and Giuliana at the Toad&Co company store in Freeport, Maine. Wow! Time has flown since the madness of December. After Holiday markdowns and the President’s day sale weekend, we make a big effort to bring full price items back into the spotlight. It might not be spring yet, but milder weather has customers […]


I recently road tested the Pareo on my vacation in Mexico and little did I know this was more than a wraparound skirt. I used this all day every day on my trip and have to say it was probably the best item I have ever packed. Since we packed light I wore this on […]

Toad&Co Shop-in-Shop: Backwoods Austin,Texas

We are so excited at Toad&Co with the results of our Shop-in-Shop installation at Backwoods in Austin, Texas.  We worked hard to bring our new Spring collection of Life+Style and Modern Travel clothing to life and we want to share the results.  We hope this inspires your merchandising on the sales floor! We had our […]

Outdoor Retail merchandising trends to take to your sales floor

Another great show in Salt Lake City this year for Outdoor Retail!  As I walked around I saw several merchandising trends pop up. Not only our booth, but several others had great ideas you can take to your sales floor to highlight product and create interesting displays. SHADOW BOXES Several booths were highlighting product using […]

What’s in Season

Fall is my favorite time of year!  Not just because the trees are changing color or that I get to wear my favorite warm layers of clothing, but because of all the fruits and vegetables that are in season again!  Squash, pumpkin, pomegranates, and juicy apples!  Food can actually make a great window display and […]


Well it isn’t such a huge secret if you know me, but I’m obsessed with shopping at Goodwill.  Often I’m asked where I find so many great vintage props.  I stop into Goodwill about once a week and I find treasures just about every time I go. My last trip I lucked out by finding […]