The objective of any POS display is to win the hearts and minds of customers by way of effective branding while selling more product. Successful point-of-purchase display design is the result of a careful decision-making process that combines marketing strategy,
If your wallet has ever looked anything like mine, chances are that at one point in time it was loaded with stacks of customer loyalty cards. In those early days of customer loyalty programs, it was on the customer to
While fashion retail may currently be taking a hit, there’s a bright spot: secondhand fashion and accessories. From denim to luxury goods, the resale market is ramping up in prime locations and premier department stores, in addition to having a
According to Gartner, by 2020, 100 million consumers will consistently use Augmented Reality (AR) to shop—both online and in-store. What’s more, 46 percent of retailers plan to deploy AR or VR technologies to forge a better customer experience. The data
Online shopping for furniture, decor, and do-it-yourself projects lends itself to a modern-day dilemma. On one hand, there’s the convenience of having something delivered to your doorstep. On the other hand, it’s important to see how an item will look—and
You’re a wizard, Harry. May the force be with you. For readers young and old, there are perhaps no two literary franchises more ubiquitous than Harry Potter and Star Wars. To date, the Harry Potter brand has generated nearly $8
2018 is over…finally! It was a long year – one that started with the Winter Olympics (yes, we had the Olympics this year) and high schoolers eating Tide Pods. In retail news, we said goodbye to Toys”R”Us, hello to oat
Plastic has had a bad year. People are saying ‘no’ to plastic straws to save sea turtles. Government officials are passing laws to ban plastic shopping bags. And reusable water bottle sales are soaring. So what does this have to
Soon to be released on DVD, Incredibles 2 has already stirred up a world of marketing buzz for movie retail partnerships. For the cinematic release in June, Disney partnered with no fewer than 14 brands ranging from McDonald’s to Zillow. The
We are happy to present Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender as our Guest Bloggers this week writing about holiday retail. Rich and Georganne are consumer anthropologists, keynote speakers, authors, consultants who have helped thousands of businesses in retail, restaurant, hospitality,
Guide shops. Neighborhood hubs. Retail showrooms. Call them what you will, these show-and-tell centers are all leading shoppers to the same destination: an interactive and experiential in-store visit. The impact of retail showrooms is being felt across the retail spectrum.
Nimble. Flexible. Responsive. These are the buzzwords of today’s brand and retailer. These characteristics drive brand websites, social media pages, inventory management, and even employee teams. But are you optimizing the nimbleness and responsiveness of the flexible signage and display
Fido, Buddy, Mr. Cat, Crackers the bird. Americans adore their pets. Millennials, owning 35% of all pets, especially consider themselves more than just pet owners. They’re pet parents,lovingly referring to Spot as their precious child and demanding nothing short of perfection
Have you ever gone into a store to buy a single item and left with a cartload of things you hadn’t intended to buy? Retail experts Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender share why that happens, and how to make it happen in your store.
You can have a significant impact on sales by making sure your brand name appears all over the store – even if your actual product doesn’t.
Make sure that your signs are the strong, silent type.
Retail marketing and in-store design evolve every day. To keep pace, the Medallion Retail team – a group of curious creatives, retail strategists and experience designers – regularly hits the streets to discover what’s happening right now. Here’s what we
Today’s shopper demands a big show, whether she’s in Times Square or Aisle 4.
Retail marketers need to rethink the very basics of retail.
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