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Display and Merchandising
acrylic check out
In my 35 years of being in the retail/design industries, I’ve never seen so much acrylic. Acrylic face shields, sneeze guards and space separators, on countertops, showcases and checkouts. Of course, they are important and necessary, but please think carefully before you swiftly click, “buy and ship”. What will these do to your brand and...
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popup shop
What’s an effective way for a retailer to expand their brand exposure exponentially, increase store locations and customer base, test out new designs and products, and engage shoppers in a fun way? If you said pop-up stores, you’re correct! More than ever, consumers are looking for a personalized shopping experiences and pop-ups provide just that....
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How does your business interior feel? Not feel as in good or bad, but by way of our sense of touch? Think about the many ways your visitors/clients/customers touch your business. It starts with the door handle – we’ve all entered a restaurant that might have an oversized fork or antler for the pull, and...
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Visual Merchandising and Store Design winner for window displays
Top five Accomplishments in 2018  1. We won an International Design Award for a window display we created with paper dresses for Kessler’s Diamonds in downtown Milwaukee 2. We hit our sales goal for 2018 well before year end 3. Lyn received highest marks from attendees for her presentation at the  International Shopper Brain Conference in NYC. 4. We completed...
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A big piece of the puzzle of success in retail is enhancing merchandise with interesting and “better than average” display props. It began as a simple idea, to create oversized puzzle pieces and have two pieces fit together. Then, we were wanted to add graphics and images to evoke emotion and enhance a display.  The...
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NeoCon Design Trends Blog
Earlier this week, we headed to the windy city to explore NeoCon 2017 in search of amazing new ideas and products to bring to our clients. As we walked the floors, we noticed quite a few patterns in the types of products we saw. Read on to learn the design trends from NeoCon that are...
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Atlanta Gift Show Blog
Last month, our display director headed south to gather inspiration for holiday 2017 display trends at the AmericasMart Atlanta Gift Show. “Christmas in July” actually happens at Retailworks, because the holiday season is the busiest time of year for our display department. We like to get a head start on gathering our intel on trends...
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Valentines Display Blog
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means that shoppers are browsing for the perfect gift for their special someone. Not only is this an enjoyable holiday for which to decorate, but window and visual merchandising displays can make a big impact on consumers who are trying to find gift ideas. Read on for...
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Mannequin display
As the retail environment continues to shift and change, retailers need to adapt to ensure their brick and mortar spaces will survive. Mannequins are a prominent element that can help both the exterior and interior of physical stores stand out. Read on to see how retailers are getting creative and making a statement with their...
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Paper Window Displays
Window displays are crucial for attracting consumers to your retail space. Not only do they provide free advertising, they help set the tone of your brand before your customers even cross your store’s threshold. Whenever you need a fresh idea for decking out your windows, you can turn to paper! It comes in many forms,...
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About Us

Retailworks, Inc. is an award-winning commercial interior design, display, branding, and consulting firm headquartered in Milwaukee. We create engaging, branded environments, thought-provoking and intentional art, and display installations to positively influence the customer experience.

Retailworks, Inc. is 100% woman owned, and is the parent company of LMF Group.
Celebrating 25 years of creating amazing environments with outstanding results.