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Creative Ways to Increase Store Sales

  Inspired by an article by Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender called “50 Ways to Increase Store Sales” in Retail News, here are a few simple ideas for ways of how to increase your store’s sales The first ten seconds a customer spends in your store can influence their tone for the entire visit; what […]

Queuing 101

We’ve all done it. We’ve all waited in line at some point in our lives. In fact, some say that people spend on average of 912 days (21888 Hours) waiting in line over a lifetime. We spend so much time waiting, but too often we forget about the system behind waiting in line until something […]

Picking the Ideal Entrance Mat

We all know that when dirt, water, mud and snow are tracked into a store it makes things messy, unappealing, slippery and dangerous. The right entrance mat can stop dirty floors in their tracks and avoid the maintenance costs of dirt and water entering your facility. High quality entrance mats are designed specifically to remove […]

Owning Versus Renting Mats

The most common objection that customers give to the purchase of matting is that they rent their mats.  Rental mats seem to provide an obvious convenience factor for the customer, however there are limitations and hidden costs to consider that only purchasing can resolve. Rental mats provide a limited range of sizes and colours, where as […]

Why Merchandise?

At Westmount we understand that one of the largest benefits to merchandising is the ability to differentiate yourself from your competition. Westmount has been assisting numerous retail channels with their merchandising for many years. In the market place, your brand and reputation is one of your most valuable assets.  Through effective merchandising, you can increase the […]