Candy Sales by the Bucketful in Retail

Possibly more Pails than full Buckets, these galvanized containers compartmentalize treats for easy selection. Here Candy Sales by the Bucketful is based upon wire hoop supports, I have seen related merchandising in Floral Departments too. CLICK thumbnail for a better look. Scroll down for Buckets, Barrels, Buckets, Pails, Ring Hooks, Natural Retail Fixtures and much…

Warning: Door Eats Children

I have seen commodious revolving doors as entry to supermarkets where the auto-rotation eases access by cart-encumbered shoppers. Here a Warning: Door Eats Children admonition for parents to watch their children probably addresses the legal need for a notice of impending danger, but is a far from practical visual footnote. See how small and poorly positioned…

In-Your-Face Book Rack Arm

Facing both up- and down-stream, this double-sided literature rack works hard at cross selling the “How to” of its baking supplies department. With professional advice like this right at hand and jutting into the aisle, customers are more likely to not only buy the book, but the bakeware accessories needed to create the finished masterpiece.…

Traditional Adhesive Bib Tags

To me these are known as traditional Bib Tags. The upper portion identifies the product and the “everyday price.” The lower portion offers extra savings and a promotional kick. When the promotion ends, one just tears off the bottom portion and the “everyday price” remains in place and in play. Modern shelf edge label holder…

Pets Barred from Retail

I rarely see “No Pets” signs, but I think most retailers discourage and few customers try to force the issue or make humans compete for aisle space with an animal on a leash. I sometimes have seen “Guide Dogs Only” permitted, but will have to locate an establishment posting that policy as a sign. Meanwhile…

Genetically Modified Food Sales

My generation learned to buy Lemon and Lime juice in perfect plastic replicas of the citrus itself. This packaging is a less than-perfect-representation of the natural fruit. Does it represent juice from Genetically Modified fruit or is it an attempt to imitate without actually copying the original packaging sell and branding? You decide. CLICK the…

Cupcake in a Bell Jar

An upside-down, Tupperware-like salad container serves as an impromptu Bell Jar for this luscious cupcake creation. This lowly grocery store baker shows clear indication of talent worthy of wedding cakes. This cupcake creation seen Valentine’s Day week. CLICK the thumbnail for a better look closeup. Cut through the clutter with a Pinterest Board at… “Bell…

Wire Ties Offered with a Flourish

It’s fixture flourishes like this that give a store identity and shoppers a “sense of place.” Wire ties are displayed as spiral atop the bad dispenser adding to the interest and ambiance of this supermarket bakery department. For similar-shaped tester strips offered with even more of a flourish SEE…“Tester Strip Vase and Catch Tray.” For other…