Trio Christmas Styling

When you are merchandising your business for Christmas the styling, whether in a shop, office or even your home, doesn't always have to be based on the most obvious Christmas trend. It can be created around the style of your business, your brand’s ‘personality’ or the style of your home interior. Once you have established this then you only need to add just enough of a twist to give the customer the feeling of Christmas.

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Christmas Window Display: “8 Maids A Milking”

We recently had the opportunity to create a window display for City of Perth’s 12 Days of Christmas Trail. Our assigned theme was 8 Maids A Milking.

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So What is Visual Merchandising?

There often remains a perception that visual merchandising (VM) is just ‘window dressing’ or even worse just ‘making things look pretty’. These out-dated perceptions overlook the value that visual merchandising adds to the customer’s experience of a brand.

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Christmas Workshop Top Tips

Christmas is an important opportunity to connect with your customer. By inspiring them with amazing displays and windows you are able to engage them with the product or service you have on offer.

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The Countdown to Christmas

For retailers, there is one main event that cannot be ignored on the retail
calendar- Christmas. Although there are predictions this year that it will
not pull customers out of their retail haze, it is still one of the best
bets to get the cash registers ringing...

The Importance of Planning in Visual Merchandising

When undertaking any visual merchandising, whether for a market, shop, event
or expo, it is essential to plan. Without a plan time and money will be
wasted on redoing displays or sales opportunities will be missed if you have
the incorrect fixtures or signage. In the context of the market we have
listed some of our top tips for preparing a market stall for market day in
our latest guest blog for Perth Upmarket: Preparing Your Market Stall for The Big Day.

You can also see our previous guest blog for Perth Upmarket on The Add-on
value of Visual Merchandising in the Market Environment

Perth's Evolving Market Scene

It has been exciting to see the market scene in Perth emerging over the past few years into a fully-fledged arena for locally designed and hand-made products. One aspect that has been encouraging to see is the market stallholders’ awareness and willingness to learn about visual merchandising and its impact on their brand recognition and sales. Having presented several visual merchandising workshops for the market stall holders from Perth Upmarket as well as doing one-on-one consultations, we have seen this first hand...

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Patricia Fernandes

Patricia Fernandes is a Perth based contemporary ceramic artist. Patricia has an extensive range of exquisite jewellery pieces as well as adding wall plaques to the mix. Patricia knew that they weren’t being showcased to their full potential and wanted to improve the presentation of her market stall at the Perth Upmarket. Design Merchants to the rescue! Read More...

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Welcome to the Design Merchants News page. This is where you’ll find all the latest news, advice, tips and developments in the world of Visual Merchandising with Design Merchants.

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