Posts Tagged ‘merchandizing’

Nevermind the Weather

The first day of Spring is March 20th but after looking at the national weather report today, all I could see was snow and rain.  Since you ordered Spring/Summer product six months ago without knowing what the weather would be like now, it’s officially time to put some hard work into your displays to attract attention.  […]

Time to Look Ahead

It’s time to look ahead this new year.  More specifically, it’s time to look to your headers… If you have headers above your bays in your store, then you know how easy it is to neglect them.  Often it’s the last thing you have time to merchandise and thus ends up looking dusty and faded.  […]

Merchandising the Perfect Gift

Don’t you love giving and getting accessories?  Usually they’re the things I won’t buy for myself, but love when I get  from someone else. Accessories are the popular gifts that need merchandising attention during this season. When I was the buyer for Lizard Lounge I appreciated the fact that accessories could be reordered with a […]

Inspired by Nature Part 2

A few weeks ago I posted about a photo that motivated me to create a fall window display at the Lizard Lounge.  As promised, here are the results. As well, I’ve included photos from a fantastic display created by Footloose and Fancy’s lead merchandiser, Haleigh Riggle, that was also inspired by this post. My inspiration picture: […]

Make It Personal

Black Friday has become a very competitive day for buyers to get the best deals.  I know how difficult it can be for a specialty retail store to compete with the malls, chain stores, and online offers that are out there. BUT I believe the advantage specialty retail has are the personal relationships you develop with your […]

Fall-tacular Display

Last week, the Lizard Lounge partnered with Pendleton’s new line, Thomas Kay, to launch a new collection for men. For this event, I made a new entry display featuring their line mixed with Horny Toad’s new Fall collection. I asked Pendleton (based in Portland, OR) for some scraps of fabric from the Thomas Kay line […]