August 14th, 2014

crazy eyes.

Book Store Stories: Watch Your Placement

When arranging a book display at the front of the store, you want it to be eye-catching for all the right reasons. Are the book titles exciting? Do the cover colors look good next to each other?

Personally, my favorite way to arrange books is by theme. Create one display featuring revamped fairy tales one week and fill it with biographies of popular musicians the next. But the important thing is to keep this table fresh and exciting.

Oh, and while you're at it, make sure that your table will not inadvertently offend your customers, like this book arrangement would have done if a customer saw it:




Thankfully, we caught this little politically incorrect pairing before anyone came into the store.  My coworker and I were unpacking a large shipment and hastily moving books to the appropriate department, and without realizing it one of us put All my friends are dead. on the front table without noticing the book to its right.





Peeking into the archives...today in:
2013: Tides by Betsy Cornwell
2012: Fashionista Piranha is on a break until August 14th...
2011: Tales of the Tudors Book Giveaway
2010: News: Press “Pause” on Fashionista Piranha
2009: Ashland 2009: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
2008: Discussion Question: Explain Your Screen Name!