Adjustable Shelf-edge Rack

A standard self-tensioned, U-shaped galvanized mount attaches this simple plastic tray to C-channel. Twin metal tabs fit to anchors on the tray back and can be seen as small semi-circles extending above at the top. Pressure on the tray bends the light gauge tabs and allows flat or angled display.  Metal fatigue might limit the…

A Season for Slots

All-wire Scanning Loop Hooks outfitted this gleaming metal slotted surface providing a subtle psychological sales advantage for battery merchandising. Metal-on-metal projected a solid, hi-tech, sophisticated look, even though the slotted panels were thinner and lighter-duty than standard pegboard. (I have documented a host of slot applications that will be added over time. To follow battery…

Handmade Anti-Sweep Hook

An anti-sweep hook restrains product and limits its removal, preventing “sweeping” or mass theft. This custom-crafted hook surely achieves that goal, for product is definitely hard to remove. As a home-made solution it also qualifies as retail Guerilla Marketing. But one wonders if it might negatively affect merchandising and sales too. (This is a tongue-in-cheek…

Baseline Post for Plug-in

Several plug-in applications have been listed. I felt it useful to provide a “baseline” use against which other plug-in solutions could be referenced.  Here is one of the original plug-in solutions applied to bar merchandising. In fact if you zoomed in you would find rust and corrosion on this unit due to its age.  It…

Bakery Shelf Label Challenge

What is interesting about this situation is the problem not the solution. How to shelf edge label delicate baked goods traditionally packed in easily torn thin plastic wraps? Here the solution decided upon was individual Hanging Label Holders for Adhesive Labels, mounted via a snap closure. The radiused corners and swing reduce the threat to packaging and soft, fresh…

Hangers As Jigsaw Puzzle

This supermarket display maximized use of space through intricate interweave of hangers on simple single-prong pegboard display hooks. Though some package labeling ends up topsy-turvy, the product is still immediately recognizable and shopable.  One might not choose to merchandise this way in a high-end bath or storage boutique.  But in mass merchandising retail channels it…