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Zac Latham

About Zac Latham

Zac Latham is co-owner of Xtreme Shopfitting and Joinery and has been a shopfitter for more than 30 years. He has a vast array of knowledge and experience in manufacturing fitouts that increase customers and revenue.

6 costly shopfitting mistakes you don’t want to make

6 costly shopfitting mistakes you don’t want to make

One of the most important things you will do as a store owner is fitting out your store. It goes without saying that the quality of your goods is priority, but equally as important is the way you display those goods and the way you get your customers to interact with your brand. I have seen some dis...
4 design secrets retail shop fitters won’t tell you

4 design secrets retail shop fitters won’t tell you

If you’re thinking about installing or updating your retail fitout, no doubt you’ve searched for retail design secrets. However, upon searching, you may have realised that most retail shop fitters won’t share their secrets with you. Don’t worry, as a professional retail shop fitter myself, I...
16 tips to skyrocket your retail sales

16 tips to skyrocket your retail sales

Australian retailers are certainly facing a tough time. The entry of global retail chains and the rise of online shopping has only contributed to the decline of traditional retailers. While many retailers have been driven out of business, others are struggling to adapt to changing times. For instanc...
4 insider shopfitting tips for bars & clubs

4 insider shopfitting tips for bars & clubs

Unashamedly, we Aussies are as well known for our love of alcohol as we are for our love of sports and this is no more evident than in the latest statistics released from IBIS World. Over the last five years, Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia have experienced 2.5% annual revenue growth while Wi...
5 things all successful retail clothing shop fitouts have

5 things all successful retail clothing shop fitouts have

If you’re looking for a get rich quick scheme then I’d advise you against opening a retail clothing shop. The retail industry is highly competitive and requires a lot of hard work and long hours – and that’s to just break even. In fact, according to IBISWorld, womenswear stores i...
5 life-changing retail display tips

5 life-changing retail display tips

Being in the retail business is certainly tough, what with so much competition these days and customers growing fussier. Don’t press the panic button just yet – there are a lot of things that you can do to keep your business going strong and much of it starts with your retail display. Well-desig...
7 cardinal sins to steer clear of when planning a shop fitout

7 cardinal sins to steer clear of when planning a shop fitout

If you’re planning a shop fitout, be aware – a poor fitout can cost you in more ways than one. You’re the one that will be paying for the design and creation of the fitout, so in order to get the best returns on your investment you’ll want to make sure it is of high-quality. Also, poor shop ...
Top 8 things customers need from a fit out

Top 8 things customers need from a fit out

As a Perth retailer, it’s important to consider your customers buying behaviour. By closely studying your consumer’s habits, you can design your store in a manner that appeals to them. Once your store looks attractive enough for a customer to spend time in, the chances of them making a purchase ...
6 mistakes to avoid in your retail shop fit out

6 mistakes to avoid in your retail shop fit out

Do you own a retail shop or are you looking to create one? One of the most important aspects of your retail store will be the fit out. Too often, retailers focus solely on their products and service quality, failing to apply adequate attention to their retail shop fit out. Invariably, such retailers...
New Healthcare Fitout Design Trends That Focus On Patient Comfort

New Healthcare Fitout Design Trends That Focus On Patient Comfort

Are you looking for ways to improve the comfort of your patients? Have you considered improving your healthcare fitout? According to an article I recently came across on Souceable.net, new trends in the design of healthcare facilities show a growing concern over patient comfort. Instead of the drab ...
Take Advantage of Lighting for Your Hotel Fitout

Take Advantage of Lighting for Your Hotel Fitout

If you think a successful hotel is all about an open space and modern furnishings then I have bad news for you. There is much more to consider if you want to make your hotel an attractive space where guests will come back many times and one of the most important elements is the lighting. If you read...
Lighting Continues to Be a Popular Shopfitting Supply

Lighting Continues to Be a Popular Shopfitting Supply

While there are many different types of shopfitting supplies, one of the most popular and basic is lighting. How important is it? Let me explain… Good lighting makes everyone see clearly. Poor lighting, meanwhile, can cause massive headaches. In a retail sense, it can be the difference between an ...