Sometimes in retail, we think we can do it all, but we often need to rely on our team members to help us out with all sorts of tasks, including tidying the store and basic visual merchandising.
By making a basic standards outline, each team member will be easily guided for the daily tidying up and maintaining of those standards. This basic guide will also help when new stock arrives and for restocking displays when they have sold down.
Sometimes, what’s obvious to us isn't obvious to others. A merchandising guide allows you to return from vacation or other absence without walking into a disaster. Also, with a standards guide, team members won’t waste time undoing and redoing each other’s work.
Your merchandising standards guide can be as simple or as complex as you want it to be. Need help making one? Contact Flourish Today! Follow us on facebook, twitter, and Pinterest, too!
If you're a member of our email list, you would have received free printables with this post. Would you like access to even more exclusive content? Sign up to receive our emails here.
Melissa Mainville is the owner and operator of Flourish Design & Merchandising. She has a passion for retail and tons of experience in the industry. Learn more here.