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Creative Merchandising Roundup

Often, some of the best merchandising ideas you get are those from other people. Looking at what other retailers are doing can sharpen operations at your own store.  If you’re like most retailers, you are constantly looking for ideas.

Hardware Retailing regularly explores merchandising best practices. From endcaps and cross-merchandising to impulse displays and dump bins, these techniques all have the potential to boost transaction size. Exterior and window displays can increase foot traffic into your store. Hardware Retailing editors dug into their files to show you some of the creative ways retailers have used each of these techniques.

Here, we gather each of those articles for easy reference. Use them whenever you need inspiration for creating something unique in your store.

Showtime for Endcaps

Locations That Sell

Hard to Resist

See, Stop and Shop

Here are some links to online-only articles for an extra lesson.

6 Questions to Ask About Your Merchandising 

Display Ideas From Washington Stores

Setup Inspirations From Atlanta Stores

About Jesse Carleton

Jesse Carleton has visited independent hardware retailers, conducted original research on the industry and written extensively about the business of hardware retailing. Jesse has written for more than a dozen of NHPA’s contract publishing titles, all related to the hardware retailing industry. He also was instrumental in developing the Basic Training in Hardware Retailing courses now used by thousands of retailers across the country.

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