retail shopfitting

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.

4 winning tips for choosing retail supplies

4 winning tips for choosing retail supplies

Whether you own or manage a retail store, choosing the right retail supplies is one of your most important responsibilities. Retail supplies are made up of various types of fixtures, including display cabinets, sales counters, racks, shelving, packaging and signage, among others. Today, I’ll list ...
6 winning design trends for retail displays

6 winning design trends for retail displays

I’ve said this before and I’m saying it again – retail displays are a crucial aspect of your fitout. Displays are what attract passer-by’s and entice them into stepping into your store. They also allow you to showcase special collections and your best products out to customers. If you’re u...
5 retail fitouts that put your fitout to shame!

5 retail fitouts that put your fitout to shame!

Designing a retail fitout isn’t as simple as it may seem. While the fundamentals are the same, each fitout needs to be unique in design, and that’s the tough part. To help get my creative juices flowing I often turn to Pinterest. And recently, I came across some of the most stylish retail fitout...
5 gorgeous Gold Coast shop fitouts you need to see!

5 gorgeous Gold Coast shop fitouts you need to see!

It’s no secret that Xtreme Shopfitting and Joinery has installed some gorgeous Gold Coast shop fitouts in the recent past. I thought that I’d take this opportunity to showcase some of our finest fitouts. If you’re looking for a new shop fitout or you’re renovating an existing one, our fitout...
5 retail shop fronts to draw inspiration from

5 retail shop fronts to draw inspiration from

Being a professional shopfitter, I like to stay up-to-date with the latest shop front design trends from across the globe. For this, I often turn to Pinterest, and I thought I’d share a few of my favourite shop fronts with you today. Whether you own or manage a retail shop, consider drawing inspir...
How a unique retail shop fitout will help you avoid “sameness”

How a unique retail shop fitout will help you avoid “sameness”

It seems Australian retailers are facing a tougher time than usual lately. While retail has always been a competitive industry, online shopping has completely turned the industry on its head. Consumers now have more shopping options than ever, and as a result, there has been a drastic drop in busine...
6 effective ways to turn frugal consumers into big spending customers

6 effective ways to turn frugal consumers into big spending customers

If your business struggled through December 2016 – supposedly the busiest time of year for retailers, then you’re not alone. New data from IBISWorld states that retailers experienced a mere 0.4% increase in sales, suggesting that consumers are becoming even more frugal. But don’t f...
Achieve retail design perfection in 7 steps

Achieve retail design perfection in 7 steps

It may or may not be a surprise to you, but the design of your retail store will greatly affect your profits. In fact, the retail design and shopfitting guide provided by the Queensland Government, states “Good retail design attracts customers to your store and encourages them to stay longer, ...
7 ways to attract customers with shop signage

7 ways to attract customers with shop signage

As a shop owner, no doubt you’re feeling the squeeze of the all too competitive Australian retail industry. In fact, according to the latest retail trade figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the months January through to March 2016 have seen a continual monthly turnover rise of...
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...
Why you should think twice before creating shop displays

Why you should think twice before creating shop displays

When it comes to retail visual merchandising, your shop displays are one of the single most important tools for engaging and inspiring customers to buy your products. When properly implemented, they not only encourage customers to buy more, but also increase your sales, margins and the returns on yo...
6 things you can advertise with shop signage

6 things you can advertise with shop signage

Retail is certainly one of the toughest businesses to be in. While here are many aspects that retailers like yourself need to pay attention to, the most important by far is marketing. Proper marketing is the ultimate factor which leads to arousing optimal customer interest. When it comes to your ret...