Through their quirky signs, Tim's Garden Centre in Sydney engages with people, both within the garden centre and as they pass by. An unforgetable, clever sales tool.
They are bold and clear. The statements are pertinent, often topical and amusing. Who wouldn't want to go into the garden centre to see more?
A home hardware store in New Zealand uses photos and pictures from magazines very effectively to show customers how plants can be used. Apart from increasing sales, it also gives customers ideas for plant placement and landscaping in their own gardens
A simple method of merchandising to make plants more visible and is proven to sell more
Props are non-saleable items you have on hand to enhance displays, attract attention and add appeal. Larger items such as vehicles can remain static while displays are regularly changed on them or around them.
Children especially will remember visiting the garden centre "with the funny old car". For some stores such as Burford Garden Company in the UK props have become a signature item.
Stores become remembered by them.