We all can use a little advice from time-to-time, especially when it comes to merchandising support for the retail environment. Enter Sharon Leicham's new web site -- www.merchandisingHUB.com. Leicham, a former merchandising editor for Outdoor Retailer and now a columnist for the newly launched GearTrends® Network, told SNEWS®, "I want my site to be a place where retailers can ask questions, find out where to buy merchandising materials and get display ideas that don’t cost a fortune." Leicham's site features include the "Hot Topics" section where viewers can access articles on everything from cash/wrap counters to dressing rooms. Leicham also plans to highlight outstanding stores of all types from around the country, provide an on-line newsletter and report on merchandising trends. In addition, the site will provide resources guiding retailers to supply sources for fixtures, lighting, mannequins, props, signage, books, and magazines.
Merchandising Tour: Cool ideas are everywhere if you look
Visual merchandising ideas are everywhere. We sometimes need to turn on our reticular activating system to find them. The RAS (reticular activating system) is the automatic mechanism inside your brain that brings relevant information to your attention. It’s a fancy way of saying ...read more