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"... Great pricing and terrific customer service…never missed a delivery deadline!"
Warren Stough, VP Planning/Construction, Bon Ton Stores Inc
"... Pete has consistently delivered competitive pricing on products
and is always on the spot when a project comes together..."
James Mitchell, Divisional Vice President of Facilities Planning,
Design & Vendor Shops at The Bon Ton Stores Inc.
"Our lighting product specifications vary from client to client and Pete can provide a
variety of recommendations based on each projects specific needs and budget"
Mark Johnson, President, Johnson Design Group
Lighting is one of the most important concepts in a retail store. Aside from overall style and layout, the lighting is what will direct traffic flow and catch the eye of the consumer. Without a significant lighting strategy, customers are left to their own devices and often times, will miss exceptional items. Spotlights and accent lights must be strategically placed so the customer is effortlessly drawn from one to the other. Continue Reading →
In a retail environment, lighting is everything. Your choice in lighting can make or break the overall appearance of your venue and products. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), lighting accounts for 20-50% of all electricity costs. The following is a list of the five most commonly used types of lighting for retail settings, in order of least to most energy efficient lighting. Continue Reading →
Retail establishments are waking up and understanding the many advantages their operations gain from switching from old incandescent or fluorescent to LED lighting solutions. An added advantage of LED retail lighting is better lighting for the entire retail environment.
LED is the acronym for Light Emitting Diode. The technology LED lighting uses is different from other lighting. Incandescent lighting has a filament that heats up and emits light. Most of the energy that goes to the lamp becomes heat and produces no light. Continue Reading →
Your retail store lighting should do more than just help people view the merchandise. If you get creative with your lighting design, you can bring out the unique character of your business and leave a memorable impression on your customers. This is especially important for small, high-end boutiques.
One easy way to make this impression is by using unusual or unique store light fixtures. There are many creative designs on the market today that can both help bring in more business and make your store the type of place that customers will never forget. Continue Reading →
If you’re running a specialty store or boutique, chances are you have put a lot of thought in the style and personality of your store’s design. Have you given the same amount of attention to your store lighting? If your store lighting is ineffective, you may never get the chance so show customers why your store is special; you’ll turn them off before you ever get the chance. With a little planning, you can create an amazing ambiance with these Indianapolis specialty store lighting ideas. Continue Reading →
LED lighting for retail stores isn’t just about energy efficiency. This new technology also works great with creating different colors for your lighting design.It also gives store managers more lighting options than what they had with traditional sources.
How can you use colored LED lighting to improve your stores? Let’s take a look at some ideas. Continue Reading →
What can you do to help your stores stand out from the competition? One way to leave a great impression on customers is with a well-designed lighting plan. Here are 5 unique retail store lighting ideas that can be a big help. Continue Reading →
As the saying goes, “You only get one chance to make a first impression.” For many customers, their first impression will be the window display. A good window display can mean the difference between a customer stopping in or moving on to a competing business.
Are you making the most of this opportunity? Many businesses are not. To get you prepared, here are a few strategies that can help create a more effective storefront. Continue Reading →
Retail clothing sales is a notoriously competitive market, and in today’s economy, price awareness and the plethora of available clothing choices are driving retail stores to pursuing an edge with consumers.
The sweet spot for converting the casual shopper to a serious purchaser may be concentrated in the fitting room. Only 10 percent of sales come from “on-the-floor” shopping for women, who compose the majority of retail sales. This is compared to 67 percent of sales made after the clothing was tried on, according to U.K.-based retail consultant Envision Retail Ltd. Continue Reading →
LED lamps use a fundamentally different technology to produce light than traditional sources. As a result, LED lamps have the potential to produce a better, clearer light at a fraction of the energy cost of incandescent and fluorescent lamps.
At the same time, this new technology has created a new set of special challenges that need to be addressed. Fortunately, we are making progress acknowledging and solving these issues. Here’s how you can avoid problems when you go shopping for LED lighting. 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 →