Feminine Appeal

New Article Looks at Store Design Trends for Women

April 08, 2008 // Franchise Update // Greenville, Wis. – In his newest article, "Feminine Appeal: Designing for Female Consumers," Troy Schwehr explores how elements of store design can be modified to appeal more to women. "Research has shown that women's influence over purchase decisions has increased considerably from years ago and shows no sign of stopping," says Schwehr. This means retailers –especially those in traditionally male-dominated markets, will need to start thinking in terms of what women want in order to remain competitive.

Tackling the "more noticeable" aspects of store design, Schwehr's article begins by discussing color. He then moves on to displays and layouts and finishes with some talk on signage. "Pretty much anything can be given a feminine makeover," says Schwehr. "The trick is to incorporate design elements in a way that doesn't completely alienate the other demographic."

About Schwehr

Troy Schwehr is a Retail Consultant for F.C. Dadson, Inc. As a retail consultant, he works with businesses to develop functional store layouts and designs. Schwehr comes from an extensive sales background, which has helped him develop a strong customer perspective.

About F.C. Dadson, Inc.

F.C. Dadson, Inc. is a Wisconsin-based manufacturer that specializes in the development of complete retail environments and display programs. The company offers custom design, manufacturing, and installation services for clients nationwide. The company headquarters is located at N1043 Craftsmen Dr., Greenville, WI 54942. For more information about F.C. Dadson, Inc., please contact Angie Borchardt at 920.757.1486 or AngieB@fcdadson.com or visit www.fcdadson.com.

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