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Just as well-designed department store lighting will boost sales, inappropriate lighting will reduce sales as dissatisfied customers purchase fewer items, spend less time shopping and seldom return to the store. It’s in your best interests to keep shoppers comfortable, engaged, satisfied with the experience, willing to make purchase decisions and happy to return in the future. Continue Reading →
Everyone now is ‘going green’ these days, and the retail lighting industry, as well as the merchants who buy their products, is no exception. It’s not just because of a sincere desire to protect the environment or to gain extra credit either; switching to energy-efficient lighting solutions just makes good business sense. Here are a few other benefits of ‘going green’ with retail lighting: Continue Reading →
To improve sales, make sure to design retail store lighting that pleases customers and enhances their sense of well-being. Research and field studies provided by the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany have determined that the main factors in improved retail sales are to supply not more brightness but more lighting contrast and an improvement in customer convenience and comfort. Continue Reading →
LED lighting offers outdoor store lighting ideas that saves retailers money, improves visibility and safety for customers and staff and welcomes shoppers into the store. Low cost, up-to-date LED outdoor night lighting should be an important part of your business strategy. Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Dramatic, innovative lighting solutions for your retail outlet will impact your bottom line with savings on the cost of electricity plus increased sales. It doesn’t matter if you are the owner of a high-end boutique or are responsible for the decisions governing a large chain store; there are ways of cutting back on your lighting costs while enhancing the shopping experience for your customers.
Replace old, outdated fluorescent and incandescent lighting with cost-effective, low-voltage light emitting (LED) lamps and compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) to save money. The days are long past when the cost didn’t appear to be justified by the performance of this new type of lighting, which also suffered from the inability to handle such simple things as dimmer switches.
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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 →