12 Unusual Places To Find Eye Charts

There are three things that really symbolize eyecare: Eyeglasses, a phoropter and of course Eye Charts. When you google eye charts, there are over 16 Million Results, which make Eye Charts a trending and searchable item on the internet. It makes sense for eyecare professionals to incorporate Eye Charts and eyeglasses somewhere in their office. Here … [Read more...]

11 Ways To Use Eyewear Signs

We follow Frances Stolz of Backyard Spectacles on Pinterest and Facebook and absolutely love what she she is doing with her giant eyewear sculptures. She has made business card holders, tables, chairs and numerous other eyewear themed decor and furniture that are so much fun. Nothing shouts about who you are with a giant sunglass in your windows … [Read more...]

Nine Spring Eyewear Displays

Ready for winter to be over? Bet your customers are too and it's time to add some life and color with Spring Displays. Most of these are fairly easy to do and can be used in all types of spaces. Spring colors are primarily pastels, with yellow and pink predominate for Easter (April 5, 2015) Take a few pictures from magazine, prop up a riser or … [Read more...]

Five Valentine Day Eyewear Display Ideas

Love may be blind, but your patients aren't. This is the time to get them in love with you and your product with stunning Valentine Displays. Remember to put that gift certificate in the display. A great gift item for those who are blinded by love. … [Read more...]

11 Holiday Window Ideas For Eyecare Professionals

Christmas seems to start earlier and earlier each year. It used to be we waited until Thanksgiving and now advertising for the holidays starts in September. I tell you, by the time December 1st is here, I am already over Christmas and cannot wait for the hype to be over. But as business owners, especially in optical, capturing the holiday dollars … [Read more...]

Six Movember Window Displays

Movember is that time of the year, where men band together and grow mustaches to bring about awareness of mens health in particular, prostrate cancer. To show support, why not grow a mustache and set up an eyewear display supporting this important cause.       … [Read more...]

Use It Or Lose It: Coop Advertising

Only 2.5 months to go till the end of the year and at that time any co-op monies you have accrued vanish. POOF! Like Flex Benefits, the Use It or Lose It rules applies to coop advertising. Cooperative advertising is when you (buyer) use the sellers name or product in advertising and in return they rebate or pay a small portion (about 5%) back to … [Read more...]

Six Halloween Eyewear Displays

You see them everywhere, Halloween is a huge holiday celebration and the perfect time to catch some eyeballs with your displays. Use this time to re-display older merchandise to get it out the door, promote FSA plans and end of the years promotions. 1.) While it looks a little complicated, this display is primarily made with balloons, eyeballs … [Read more...]

Merchandising With Sunglass Trees

You have to love these sunglass trees, some can be very easy to make yourself. The top images are definitely a design option, but the lower pictures are branches you put into a vase with hanging sunglasses. Perfect for Fall Winter Eyewear displays and Christmas Trees. Consider painting the trees in various colors and hanging assorted … [Read more...]

Six Stunning Back To School Eyewear Displays

Back to school has started and we recommend you keep those back to school displays up in a large way through October and re-merchandise in smaller venues for the rest of the year. Eye problems will start to evolve and then the holidays will come up. Each of the below displays have elements that can be used in large scale windows and or broken down … [Read more...]

National Book Lovers Day Eyewear Displays

National Book Lovers Day is August 9, to help you celebrate this day, we are showcasing 15 Ways that you can use books in eyewear and accessories displays. If you miss out on August 9, There  is still Library Card Sign up Month (September) Banned Books Week (September 21-27) Teen Read Week (Oct 12-18) Picture Book Month (November) Nothing shows … [Read more...]

Merchandising For National Eye Exam Month In August

August is National Eye Exam Month and to help you get ready  to promote this very, very important month, we thought we should show you some easy merchandising ideas to encourage people to get their eyes examined. So pull out some of  your old eye charts, put on your creative hat and display some eye charts. Live Mannequin at Bold Street … [Read more...]

Scrappy Sunwear As Part Of Decor

We have just passed National UV Protection month, National Sunglass day and while we have stated that sunglasses are for glare prevention, eye health, UV...yada, how about using eyewear and sunwear as decorator pieces? These sunglass and eyewear racks are made from scrap wood and lumber which you can find in all construction sites, some Home … [Read more...]

Celebrating Super Heroes

July is the annual Comic Con Convention in San Diego (July 23, 2014).. Somewhere in the neighborhood of 130,000 people attended Comic Con in 2013. Not to be outdone, New York has it's own Comic Con and it's attendance is close to San Diego's. Why not celebrate this massive event by having a little Comic Fun with your window and eyewear … [Read more...]

Merchandising With Spexy Beach Towels

I can tell you from experience, most people dream of a beach vacation, sunny isles, crystal clear waters, which is why using a few beach towels, sprinkled with sunglasses, sunscreen and some hats make for eye-catching displays. Roll them up, hang them or drape them, send your message, don't forget the sunglasses. More ideas on Summer Eyewear … [Read more...]