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HOW RETAILERS HAVE ENGINEERED THE DISCOUNT SHOPPING EXPERIENCE. Dollar General made headlines earlier this year when it announced it would open more than 1,000 stores… this year alone. And while discount retailers have realized huge gains during the pandemic, they’re leading a trend that continues to see many retailers scratching their heads. You see, while most retailers have spent the …

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Posted on May 19, 2022 by CBSF

The Definitive Guide to Retail Signage

INSIDER TIPS ON HOW THE RIGHT RETAIL SIGNS CAN DRIVE SALES FOR YOUR STORE. Out in the real world, your retail signs are the first point of contact between your customers and your brand.   Whether that signage is at street level, inside a mall, or greeting your customers as they walk through your doors, it has a massive impact on …

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Introducing the Meta Store: A Hands-On Experience Earlier this week (May 9th), Meta (the parent company of Facebook) opened a brick-and-mortar store. Their new ~ 1,500 sq ft retail space was opened on its Burlingame, California, corporate campus to allow people to try interactive demos and learn more about its new product line. “Customers” can test the Meta Portal by …

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Your retail store is ready for an update. The key question is: can you keep it open during a remodel or renovation? Whether your retail locations need to upsize, downsize, or get an overhaul – retail renovations are a part of doing business. Being retail environment design-builders, at CBSF we look at every project as our chance to bring in …

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The Toronto Rock may be 6-time National Lacrosse League champions, but it wasn’t a new title that made headlines in May 2021. Instead, they surprised the GTA by announcing they would leave one of the busiest arenas in North America, Scotiabank Arena (formally the ACC), to move to the Hammer. While the decision to relocate the team outside of the …

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THE VAPOURS CANADA OSHAWA LOCATION – A REAL-WORLD PROJECT REVIEW. As every independent retailer knows, you have to start with what you have and grow from there. And for Vapours Canada, a leading e-cigarette retail chain with seven vape stores across Ontario, it seems that their original move into retail was only brought on by customer demand. You see, for …

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For independent recreational cannabis retailers, early success often lies in opening a new store fast and on a tight budget. “Retail Ready” is more than a moment in time; for independent recreational cannabis stores, it’s a mindset. But let’s take a step back – what exactly is “Retail Ready”? In short, it’s the term we coined to describe what it …

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From MDF & particle board to melamine, laminate, and veneers.  From solid and engineered wood to natural and manufactured stone. Picking the right materials for your custom retail fixtures is about more than just looks. Designing and buying custom retail fixtures is not a simple decision.  As we covered in our recent Retail Fixture Buying Guide, with each retail fixture …

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Posted on December 16, 2020 by CBSF

Four Stunning Concepts Every Retailer Needs To See

A curated list of retail innovations and designs we simply love. The world’s a vast place full of the most extraordinary ideas and people. Ideas that inspire. People who create remarkable spaces and business ideas. Yet, most retailers are so focused on their business, their customers, and their local competition that they rarely take a moment to look at what …

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