Whether you’ve used one or both of these options in the past, it’s worth considering which type of shelving is best for your store.
Many stores use metal shelving because it’s affordable, strong, easy to install, easy to keep clean, and easily adjustable to accommodate different types and sizes of merchandise.
Metal shelving can also feature slat wall or pegboard backing, making it easy to accessories like hooks, hangers, trays, bins, and baskets.
This type of shelving can also be appropriate in the right retail setting, such as pharmacies, clothing stores, jewelry shops, in addition to other retail spaces.
Wood shelving can provide a unique and finished look for your store, plus you can typically find them pre-made or order custom-fit shelving.
Other options include, the type of wood – oak and maple are popular choices and there are a variety of finishes that can be applied.
The type of shelving you choose all depends on your store, customers, and preferences. Wood shelving can create a warmer environment, while metal shelving can be a better for an environment like an automotive store.
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