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Happy Holidays from Sky Retail Services

It’s true we’re a round-the-clock, 24/7 kind of team, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to take a break and celebrate the holidays! Our early holiday party gathered the whole gang (and some family!) together to celebrate all the hard work the Sky team put in this year. Time flies when you’re busy, […]

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How to Meld In-Store & Online Retail Strategy

It’s no secret: even retailers that skew primarily brick-and-mortar need to have some kind of online strategy these days. Chances are, your store is already equipped with a website and a few social media profiles to get the word out. But could they be driving more customers to make an actual purchase in-store? Here are […]

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Holiday Retail Spending On the Rise in 2017

You may feel like we’re only just settling into fall, but industry experts are already testing the air and making their holiday season predictions. According to the National Retail Federation, projected consumer holiday spending over November and December of this year is on track to make a 3.6-4% increase over 2016 levels–in other words, a […]

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Clicks-to-Bricks: Omnichannel Retail a Threat to Online-Only

By now, news of “retail disruption” and “the decline of brick-and-mortar” has reached even those outside the retail industry, and you could be forgiven for thinking the online retailer model might be the next new dominant force after reading all the fretting thinkpieces of the past few years. But the sightlines now seem to be […]

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New Website Rollout! See How We’ve Grown

If you’ve visited our website in the past few days, you might have noticed: we have a new look! We’ve been quietly working behind the scenes on the website redesign, and we’re ready to unveil and shout it from the rooftops! In addition to the new “decor,” we’ve added more content, photos, and–our favorite–mini-gallery portfolios […]

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Give ‘Em Something They Can Feel: On the Limits of Retail Signage

Don’t get us wrong: prioritizing clear, readable signage and bold, attention-getting displays in high-traffic areas will always have an important place in any store design plan. As retail installers, we’re always thinking about how the right techniques can help to make decor materials shine, but a new study suggests that for sales, the ‘wow factor’ […]

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