It must have been a bicycle Flash Mob that drove this store to create a quick handmade sign banning bikes in-store. I don’t think I have ever seen a retailer so afflicted with two-wheelers, except maybe my old mountain bike shop. CLICK the thumbnail for an outside entry overview, including cute little girl hiding from a blazing late afternoon sun.

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Dress Form Flash Mob

For all retail regulation signing see…
Return Policy Empowers Sales
You Bought It, You Own It!
Upscale Handle-With-Care Warning
Stupid Parking Prohibited
Parking Signs Employ Agency Creative
Not-So-Handicapped Parking
All Sales Very, Very Final
Smoke Ye Not in Uncial Majuscules
No Bike Riding in Store
No Soliciting Unless Thin Mints
Unattended Child Warning
Don’t Bag the Baby
Warning: Not A Baby Wipe
No Grazing … You Big Heifer
No Free Taste Tests
Retail Rules of Engagement
Get Off The Cell Phone, Bai-tch
Warning Door Eats Children
Mall Cops a Phone Call Away
Handicapped Store Front Decal

For a visual Pinterest Board summary see…
Amenities: Regulating Retail with Signs

For an actual declaration of war on the unwanted SEE…
Anti-Amenity: Don’t Sit Here.”

If retail staff needs a break TRY…
Wolford Will Return
Out To Lunch Retail

For humorous retail signage SEE…
Chinese Wieners on Sale
We’re Your Biggest Fans
Store Tag Not Meant for You
Bipolar Restroom Sign
Sign Says Cheeky
Rx for Couch Potat0 P•O•P

For positive sign psychology posts SEE…
Diamonds: Go Big or Go Home
Imaginative and Empowering Jewelry Signage
Subliminal or Supraliminal Retail Messaging
One Sold Every 5 Seconds
Merchandising Smoke and Mirrors
100% Satisfaction by 3:00 pm
Must-Have T-Shirt Designs
Live in The Moment Motto
Brand Celebrates Itself Literally.”
Bulgari Priced in Gold
Entrance Portal Perspectives
Mirror‘s Vision of Christmas in Jewelry
Puzzle Piece Recycling Bin
This-Just-In Faceout Tag
Shopper Decision-making Aids
VIP Still Shopping Tag
Rx for Couch Potat0 P•O•P

For discussions of a more academic nature SEE…
Make Your Own Prices Seem Lower
Unconscious Buying Behavior
How Design Influences Shopper Behavior

For retail typeface, type size and color references SEE…
Best Typefaces for Retail and Point-of-Purchase
Type Size for Sign Readability
Type Size and Color for Readability
Sign as Communication Vehicle

For other Bicycle and related posts SEE…
Neiman Marcus / Target Cross Sell
Spring 2012 Bicycle Makeover
Wood Bicycle Window Dressing
Framed Bicycle Point-of-Purchase Presentation
Bicycle Hoist in Retail
Turtle Riding at the Mall
Bike Rack Recycled from Bicycles
Bicycle Playing Card Merchandiser
No Bike Riding in Store

For a Pinterest Bike Board summary see…
Bicycles in Retail