5 Lighting Techniques for Visual Merchandising to Increase Sales

Does retail lighting boost sales? Gerry Weber, a fashion retailer in Germany saw its sales increase by 12% in one pilot store, after installing a new lighting scheme. If you are still using fluorescent tubes, it is definitely time for an upgrade to LED. Fluorescent lighting casts a harsh light that cannot be controlled or dimmed … Continue reading 5 Lighting Techniques for Visual Merchandising to Increase Sales

5 Retail Merchandising Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

Merchandising is — and will continue to be — one of the biggest drivers of sales and customer engagement in retail. How your store is merchandised influences everything from brand perception to customer experience, which is why it’s important to keep your merchandising initiatives fresh and relevant. Part of doing that requires paying close attention … Continue reading 5 Retail Merchandising Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

How to Invest in Holiday Visual Merchandising That Can Be Used All Year

The holiday season means you have more merchandise to move than ever, but your store size has stayed the same. How can you display and sell more merchandise in the same footprint? We have some tips to help you get the most from your holiday merchandising, but even better, you can use these tips all … Continue reading How to Invest in Holiday Visual Merchandising That Can Be Used All Year

10 Merchandising Mistakes Retailers Make That Lose Sales

Customer needs must be a priority for store merchandising. While the right products and price points are important, it’s the customers that make the difference. Without a combination of new and returning customers, retail businesses fail. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately two-thirds of businesses with employees only survive about two years. To … Continue reading 10 Merchandising Mistakes Retailers Make That Lose Sales

7 Visual Merchandising Techniques to Increase Sales

Visual merchandising creates an impact and makes an impression on every guest who visits your business. Anything the customer can see from the outside of the store and throughout the interior can work to optimize the retail space. From storefront displays to signage and overall floor plan, effective visual merchandising works cohesively to reflect the … Continue reading 7 Visual Merchandising Techniques to Increase Sales

CPG Merchandising Checklist

Sharing best practices about store execution, store data collection and merchandising audits is the primary purpose of the Compliantia blog. To this end, we have covered the following: How to Build a CPG Merchandising Checklist The purpose, scope and methods of merchandising audits Conduct a merchandising audit in 10 steps Case Study: How a CPG used … Continue reading CPG Merchandising Checklist

How to Build a CPG Merchandising Checklist

What should go on a CPG merchandising checklist? Whether you are a consumer packaged goods company starting a new merchandising program or a CPG, wholesaler or distributor with an existing program, we have prepared a list of best-practices, intentionally high-level, to help you create or improve your merchandising checklist and store visit workflow. Think about … Continue reading How to Build a CPG Merchandising Checklist

5 Tips for Dealing with Unsuccessful Retail Programs

It happens even to the best brands. You conceptualize and execute a retail campaign to get your product into customers’ shopping carts, only to see lackluster results. The campaign, to put it bluntly, flopped. It’s a frustrating position to be in, but how you handle and respond to program flops can help you learn and … Continue reading 5 Tips for Dealing with Unsuccessful Retail Programs

The Secret to Multi-Channel Success? Getting Your Physical and Digital Assets to Work Together (Here’s How)

When it comes to launching marketing campaigns, brands can no longer afford to think in silos. That is, you can’t think in terms of “physical OR digital” initiatives. CPG campaigns shouldn’t be classified as just “online” or “offline.” These days, the most successful ones are the campaigns that are fully integrated across both digital and … Continue reading The Secret to Multi-Channel Success? Getting Your Physical and Digital Assets to Work Together (Here’s How)

6 Trends Propelling the Pet Care Industry

Across suburbs and cities, pet ownership is on the rise. Experts estimate that upwards of 60%+ of US households have at least one pet. By 2020, the U.S. pet industry is expected to reach revenues of $96 billion. If you are wondering about the trends fueling the growth of revenues for all things related to … Continue reading 6 Trends Propelling the Pet Care Industry