July 01, 2016 3 min read
As a retailer, it is important to know what are the differences between the main display solutions used, especially for apparel stores. Your goal, besides making a sale is that of connecting with your customer and give him or her an accurate and beautiful representation of the clothing you sell.
If you are undecided what the best display solution for you is, we have prepared this article to state the advantages of each option.
You must know by now that mannequins provide the most accurate representations of the human body. That is the main reason for which they are so appreciated, bought and used in retail, especially when it comes to apparel.
The main advantages of using mannequins in your store are:
If you feel as if mannequins are the best choice for your business, but are not completely sure which one is the perfect one for you, read our 18 Styles and Types of Mannequins For Your Store and check out our amazing product selection.
Display dress forms are the best alternative to mannequins even though they are not as effective. They do however leave more to the imagination of the customers and perhaps allows some to visualize better.
There are also professional dress forms that are used mainly for fashion design and tailoring. However due to the industrial nature of the product, they are also used to display clothing in many fashion stores because of the beautiful look of these products. Professional dress forms come in different sizes and shapes whether you need a half body or full body, male or female.
The professional dress form is another great option to choose.
So what are the main advantages of using dress forms to display your merchandise? Let's find out:
Clothing racks have been around for a very long time and while they don't show off the human form, they allow for a more efficient showcasing of clothing in terms of space and storage.
The advantages of clothing racks are:
There display solutions involve display tables, shelves, baskets and so on. Each have their own set of advantages and can work for different types of retail stores, not just for apparel.
If you want to learn more about apparel display solution we invite you to read our Common Apparel Display Solutions article to help you decide which is the perfect one for you.
If you have already decided on mannequins or dress forms we invite you to browse our selection and find the perfect one's for you and your business.
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