by Terry Keenan
Scrapbooking is an extremely popular hobby among a wide variety of people, and numerous kinds of stores – from large chain retail stores like Wal-Mart and Target to smaller chain and even mom-and-pop …
Scrapbooking is an extremely popular hobby among a wide variety of people, and numerous kinds of stores – from large chain retail stores like Wal-Mart and Target to smaller chain and even mom-and-pop art supply stores – make sure they cater to customers’ needs for this pastime.
If you’re establishment sells scrapbook materials (or art supplies that can double as scrapbook materials), or you’re thinking of incorporating them, get familiar with the various kinds of display racks you can use so you’ll be aware of the kinds of fixtures you can use that will work well with both the amount of display space you have and the amount of merchandise you’re selling.
Note that this isn’t a comprehensive list of scrapbook display racks – there are many varieties out there, as well as many common display fixtures that can work to display scrapbook materials. However, these are a few of the most convenient tools for displaying scrapbook materials to help get you started.
Slot Paper Shelves and Racks
Slot Paper Shelves
Slot paper shelves are designed to work with slot paper racks (see below) to organize and display various kinds of paper or sheets of other kinds of scrapbook supplies (such as stencils or stickers) in a way that’s convenient for both you and your customers. You can find slot paper shelves that include as few as one or as many as three “slots” of various sizes for holding paper, which makes it easy for you to create a scrapbook supply display no matter how many supplies your store sells.
Slot Paper Racks
Slot paper racks are the display racks designed to hold slot paper shelves. Just like you can with the shelves, you can find slot paper racks in various sizes as well as in both floor or “tower” models and countertop models.
Mobile Scrapbook Centers
You can almost think of mobile scrapbook centers as your customers’ one-stop shop for scrapbook supplies.
These kinds of display fixtures include on-roll shelves that allow you to display rolls of merchandise such as stickers; slot paper shelves for organizing and displaying sheets of paper, stickers, or stencils; sturdier flat metal racks for showcasing heavier items such as entire packs of paper or the books themselves; and “catch all” baskets designed to hold nearly any item the other fixtures can’t easily display such as tubes of clue or containers of glitter or sequins.
Bucket Display Racks
Because of how versatile and convenient they are, bucket display racks are actually found in many different kinds of retail establishments. It’s also for those reasons that bucket displays work so well to showcase scrapbook materials.
You can find bucket displays in a variety of styles and sizes, including racks designed specifically for floor or countertop displays, and with a wide range of bucket numbers. You can use bucket displays to organize and display many kinds of scrapbook items such as rolls of stickers, tubes of glue and glitter, markers and other writing utensilsBusiness Management Articles, and even small packets of stencils or stickers.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Candy Concepts, Inc. specializes in providing businesses with everything from a wide variety of candy containers to the bulk candy and novelty items to fill them with! Learn more about the kinds of art supply containers and racks you can use in your store when you visit http://www.candyconceptsinc.com.