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  • September 25, 2020 LeungPeter

    The History and Evolution of Retail Stores-2

    You want people to see your best and most enticing products or displays first, so you’ll need to know where they go or turn to when they enter your shop. Do they tend to move to the left or right?...

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  • September 25, 2020 LeungPeter

    Add breaks or speed bumps

    Having the same fixtures or aisles in your store could result in shoppers skipping over your merchandise.   Brian Dyches, chief experience officer at Ikonic Tonic told Entrepreneur that upon studying shopping patterns, they found that “up to 20 percent...

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  • September 18, 2020 LeungPeter

    The History and Evolution of Retail Stores

    For nearly as long as people have existed, they have been sharing, bartering, selling, and consuming resources.   To trace the complete history of commerce back to its inception, we must travel to a time when wooly mammoths still walked...

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  • September 18, 2020 LeungPeter

    Retail strategy

    The distinction between "strategic" and "managerial" decision-making is commonly used to distinguish "two phases having different goals and based on different conceptual tools. Strategic planning concerns the choice of policies aiming at improving the competitive position of the firm, taking...

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  • September 14, 2020 LeungPeter

    What is the Scent of lighting in store design?

    Having a unique scent in a store can differentiate the brand from others. When customers smell that scent outside of the store, this will trigger their senses and remind them of that brand and its products.Scents can also trigger emotional...

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  • September 14, 2020 LeungPeter

    What is the point of purchase display?

    Merchandise must be visible, easy to access, and there must be a range of merchandise to choose from. Having visible merchandise is essential for retailers as consumers not only "buy what they see"but are also able to tangibly engage with...

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  • September 14, 2020 LeungPeter

    Design elements in retail design

    Since the evolution of retail design and its impact on productivity have become clear, a series of standardisations in the techniques and design qualities has been determined. These standardisations range from alterations to the perspective of the structure of the...

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  • September 14, 2020 LeungPeter

    The history of retail design

    Retail design first began to grow in the middle of the 19th century, with stores such as Bon Marche and Printemps in Paris, "followed by Marshall Fields in Chicago, Selfridges in London and Macy's in New York." These early retail...

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  • September 11, 2020 LeungPeter

    Why is a store layout so important?

    The layout of a store is a significant factor for the maintenance of a thriving business, which can help advance sales and profitability. An effective store layout encourages consumers to shop the entire store and view an extensive assortment of...

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