Ann Ross

Category Manager at Hy-Ko Products
Ann has been working in retail management, sales and marketing, and product development for over 25 years. Ann holds a BS in Merchandising Management from The Ohio State University. She has designed core and promotional displays for the hardware industry as well as rebranding signage and packaging. In addition to hardware, Ann has worked in women’s fashion, home décor, crafts and seasonal merchandise. She has the passion for innovation in all areas of merchandising and product design.

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Top 11 Ways to Improve Your Hardware Showroom Display

by Ann Ross


Retail continues to become more vibrant. Consumers respond psychologically to visual elements and merchandising displays that catch their eye, which ultimately influence them to make a purchase. 

Our brains give preference to processing sight as compared to other senses. Lawrence D. Rosenblum, an award-winning professor of psychology and author of See What I'm Saying, says that of the information our brains process, 83% of it comes through our sense of sight

Yes, you read that right.

With that in mind, in-store retail displays play a pivotal role in driving your sales. If you create displays aimed to please your customers, you've already won half the battle. 

Do you want to learn to create stellar displays that skyrocket your sales? Do you want to drive your retail growth and success this year? In this article, I'm going to share 11 actionable tips you can use to improve your hardware showroom display.

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