Palmer Retail Solutions Blog

5 Tips to Make Your Storefront Stand Out

Whether it’s on the street or in the middle of a mall, you want your storefront to stand out from your neighbors. Your prosperity depends on attracting customers, so your storefront design has to capture their attention and inspire them to...

Creative and Profitable: 5 Tips for a Successful Kiosk Design

You’ve decided on the perfect products or service for your kiosk. You just know people will love what you have to offer. But how can you get them to notice your kiosk and step up for a closer look? It takes creative design to catch the eye of...

Self Checkout: The Pros and Cons of Giving the Customer Control

Self-checkout continues to grow in popularity among retailers because today’s customers like the idea of a shopping experience tailored to their personal needs and desires. And these days, experience drives repeat sales and long-term loyalty....

Retail 101: Best Practices for an Efficient Cash Wrap

In today's retail environment, speed is everything. Customers are looking for quick and efficient transactions. Waiting in line is no one's favorite past time. Efficient cash wraps and checkout lines result in a satisfied customer and a calm and...

The Difference Between Kiosk Merchandising and In-Store Merchandising

A kiosk business is really just a miniature retail store, right? Well, not quite. While there are many obvious similarities, kiosk merchandising and in-store merchandising have some notable differences.

Here are the biggest differences.

Moving Inventory: 5 Tips to Showcase Clearance Merchandise

In the retail industry, you hope to sell all your merchandise at full price, but that isn't the reality. Inevitably, you'll have items that linger, destined for the clearance area. Your job is to move that clearance inventory to make room for...

10 Examples of Holiday Merchandise for Your End Cap Displays

The months leading up to the holidays are busy for retailers and shoppers. While your customers are hunting for gifts (along with treats and necessities for themselves), you want to grab their attention with enticing end cap displays. But what...

Kiosk KPI: Top 7 Retail Metrics to Track

Opening a kiosk may be more affordable than launching a brick and mortar store, but you still have to make money to grow a successful business. That means you have to analyze your numbers regularly. But which retail metrics should you be looking...

How Technology is Changing the Landscape of Loyalty Programs

"No, thanks. I have enough cards in my wallet." is an all-too-common excuse customers use to avoid signing up for your loyalty program. Your goal is to strengthen customer relationships, but that card is getting in your way. Fortunately,...

6 Must-Know Visual Merchandising Techniques That Will Increase Sales

You got customers in the door. Maybe it was your brand’s great reputation, or maybe it was that snazzy visual merchandising in your store window. But, now that customers are here, how can you convince them to buy? By continuing that savvy visual...