what does a shop fitter do

What Do Shop Fitters Do?

There are many simple ways to attract customers to your store including improving your store’s aesthetics and making your shelves accessible. Most customers are driven by visual appeal and will often prefer your store over your competitors based on the styling and designs you’ve put in place. This is something that shop fitters know too well. Shopfitters are professionals who…
shop colour schemes

How to Choose the Right Colour Schemes for Your Shop

The brand colours that you choose are one of the principal things your clients will observe in your visual brand. To a large extent, colour provokes connection, overall business mood and emotion. Colour can be utilised broadly as the visual space of expressing your creativity and personality within the brand. Selecting the best colours that connect well with your shop…
shopfitting management

The Importance of Project Management in Shopfitting

Project management is a professional service that oversees the planning, design, as well as the construction stage of a shopfitting project, which is from the beginning to its end. Effective project management is an essential element of transforming your retail environment. Most shopfitting ideas start as a shop owner's DIY ideas. However, it's only with proper project management that your…
why shopfitting

Benefits of Hiring a Contractor for a Shopfitting Project

Shopfitting refers to the furnishing of the interior and exterior of retail premises with fixtures, fitting and business-specific equipment to enhance retail space. As a shop owner, you have an idea of what your store should look like, however choosing the designs, displays or lighting may be overwhelming. Most shopfitting projects begin with do-it-yourself (DIY) ideas. And, while this may…
restaurant ambience lighting

How To Improve The Ambience Of Your Restaurant

As everyone knows, the most enjoyable dining experiences are about more than just great food. Customers want to dine in a relaxed, comfortable environment that will encourage them to return time and time again. The ambience of your restaurant can make a huge difference to the type of customers you attract, how long they spend there and, perhaps most importantly,…
Differences between Cat A and Cat B fitout

The difference between a Cat A & Cat B fit out

The construction industry is full of abbreviations and jargon. When making decisions about acquiring premises and equipping them, it helps to understand the terminology. When dealing with commercial premises the use of the terms “Cat A” and “Cat B” “Fit outs” is common. So, what does it mean and how can understanding the terms help with making the right choices?…
How does psychology impact store layout?

The Psychology Of Shop Layout

The layout of a shop is among the most crucial marketing strategies. To begin with, a proper layout has to be put down on paper from where product placement, building specs and customer traffic flow (among other things) can be built. A well engrossed planning enables a retailer to explore various options and develop a store layout that has the…
Saving your pub by getting a renovation.

Can a pub renovation save your business?

Owners of struggling pubs are often reluctant to spend any money on them. It smacks of throwing good money after bad - why sink more investment into a business that doesn’t seem able to pull in the customers, let alone make a decent return? Yet in many cases, the decision to bite the bullet and make the necessary investment has transformed…
How can you make your cafe unique?

How can a unique cafe design help you get ahead of competitors?

With the overcrowded marketplace and the rapid birth of new cafes, a good design of a cafe may just be the required weapon to win the competition in the industry. A good café does not just entail having delicious dishes but also integrating that edge which makes your café stand out from others. Therefore, for a café business to succeed,…
Skills and qualities needed for a shopfitter

The role of a shopfitter

Ever wondered what a shopfitter does? In our latest article we take a closer look at this important role. A shopfitter needs a combination of practical, commercial and creative skills to convert empty spaces into retail environments that are designed to attract customers and induce them to spend money and time in an inviting area. Shopfitters work across a diverse…