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The colors of a purchase can be one of the main criteria buyers use to choose a product. Color is a crucial factor, especially in stores that sell clothes, shoes, fabric, furniture or other household decor. This means that your high end retail store lighting needs to be really good. How else will customers be able to differentiate between the colors of objects they are buying? Continue Reading →
Every retail store owner and manager should understand the importance of excellent lighting, in particular for clothing stores and their sales. It is imperative that these stores utilize ample lighting with clean lamps for clothes that are on display as well as for dressing rooms. Continue Reading →
Accent lighting for retail stores has changed dramatically over the past few years. With the gaining popularity of LED and CFLs, retailers can direct light almost anywhere and produce a multitude of visual effects that not only beautify displays but also increase sales. Continue Reading →
In the antique business, you know sales are all about appearances and vibe. In order to sell shoppers on your products, you’ve got to make them look old but not battered, loved but not used, beautiful but not gaudy. Choosing the right lighting for boutique retail stores to accomplish these effects can be tricky, but it’s not impossible as long as you follow these steps. Continue Reading →
Compared to incandescent, compact fluorescent and halogen lights, it is obvious that light emitting diode (LED) lamps with their advanced technology are better from every point of view.
CFLs outshine incandescent – Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) use one-third the electricity used by incandescent lamps, generate heat of only 30 British Thermal Units (BTUs) per hour compared to 85 BTUs by incandescent and last ten times longer. Continue Reading →
Seniors are the fastest growing demographic in the United States and are estimated to increase from 13% of the population to 19% by 2030. With 40% of the population expected to be over age 55 by 2025, it is important to ensure a better quality of life in assisted living and nursing facilities for seniors through the use of light emitting diode (LED) lamps partnered with sensors and dimmers. Continue Reading →
Cutting your energy expenses while attracting and retaining customers is a real possibility. Increased sales can be the result of upgraded store lighting using LED and CFL lamps and fixtures. Slashing your energy expenses allows you to regain your investment quickly with lower electrical costs, rebates and financing options available in many states. Continue Reading →
It is well-known that people can form first impressions of people, places and objects in less than a second. Usually this is done visually, which requires these things to have the correct light for viewing. What first impression are you creating with the lighting design in your retail location?
The physical characteristics of your store, including its lighting, affect the overall shopping experience. Using specialty store lighting creatively in four key areas can play a role in how often your customers return and the purchasing decisions they make. Continue Reading →
Much consideration goes into the world of retail lighting. The objective is not only to create a specific lighting ambience in the place of business, but also to address the actual lighting needs of customers who will be frequenting the store. Lighting needs and thus the overall interior store design become extremely important when you are discussing the needs of individuals with physical and mental challenges. Continue Reading →
There are a variety of ways that retail professionals can use lighting within a store. Among the ways that can encourage customers to look further at the item on display is the use of valance lighting.
By understanding the differences between lighting options, it is easier to encourage a purchase by showing an object in a way that is attractive.
Before it is possible to apply the lighting solution in a retail setting, it is important to understand what valance lighting is and how it can change the appearance of an object. The basic definition of the lighting solution is a hidden light. Continue Reading →
Pete Miller is a leader in the lighting industry with over 30 years of industry experience. He is both a Lighting Certified Professional (LC) and a Certified Document Technologist (CDT) from the Construction Specifications Institute.
Through his career, he has been involved with the design of over 600 on-time store openings and is quickly adding to this total everyday.Continue Reading →