Palmer Retail Solutions Blog

Dispensary Business Plan: How to Navigate the Regulations of a Dispensary

Your new cannabis dispensary may be just like any other retail boutique in many ways, but not when it comes to the regulations you have to follow! There are many, they can be complex, and they are not optional. You cannot afford a misstep, and...

Our Favorite Cannabis Dispensary Designs

Now that cannabis is going mainstream in more and more states, your dispensary shouldn't hide in the shadows, or you won’t have any customers. Whether your shop serves only medicinal buyers or you also cater to those looking for recreational...

Best Dispensary Layout Designs: Tips and Tricks For Cannabis Stores

You’ve chosen an excellent location for your marijuana dispensary. You’ve selected the highest quality bud options, consumables, and an interesting array of accessories to offer your customers. You have a marketing plan to establish your brand...

David vs Goliath: How to Compete With Big Box Retailers

Ever heard the story about David and Goliath? In its simplest form, David was the underdog who fought and defeated Goliath, who was a giant and a champion. In a similar fashion, small businesses must compete with big box stores.

It's no surprise...

Tips for Displaying Fashion Apparel and Accessories to Drive Sales

Your back room is stacked with boxes of newly-arrived fashion merchandise. How well it sells when you transfer it to your sales floor depends, in large part, on how you display it. 

If you’re a merchandiser for a large retailer, apparel may...

5 Tips to Convert Window Shoppers Into Customers

Some retailers may not think of window shoppers as prospective customers. But, if that were true, why would you put extra thought and attention to detail into create engaging window displays? Window shoppers are often interested in what you have...

10 Merchandising Tips for Wireless and Small Electronics Stores

Smartphones and similar small electronics have changed dramatically in recent years. Surprisingly, though, the most successful merchandising tips for these products have not changed. More than ever, people want to handle the devices, to check...

Kiosk Sales Strategies for Improving Profitability

Just because you open a mall kiosk doesn’t mean you’ll automatically have great sales. It takes strategy and planning to create any successful retail business. And you have to remember that there’s a difference between kiosk sales and kiosk...

How to Choose a Cash Wrap

The cash wrap is the business center of your store. It's where you make sales, so it needs to be secure and efficient. But it's also where you can encourage additional sales as customers check out, so you want some space to inspire impulse...

9 Ideas for Valentine's Day Merchandise for Your Retail End Caps

Valentine's Day is a wonderful holiday for many retailers. With last-minute shoppers and impulse (or guilt) purchases galore, there are so many selling opportunities. End caps are proven winners when it comes to retail merchandising because they...