Put the pedal to the metal for the latest trend

on 05 July, 2017

While the ‘improve not move’ trend continues to increase in popularity this year, now’s the time to stock up on a range of home improvement products that can help to increase on sales over the summer period.

It’s always a good idea to be aware of the key trends that are becoming increasingly popular among renovators, and positioning the relevant products in a prime position in store.

One particular trend to be aware of that is set to be a key home refurbishment feature for homeowners wanting to update their properties is the inclusion of metal accents. Trend forecasters have predicted that for 2017, the welcoming back of soft and reflective metallics will replace the traditional plain, harsh metals that have swept the interior world in recent years, so you can expect to see an increase in demand for subtle metal home products that add an understated, yet trendy edge to a property.

One solution to make sure you fully embrace the potential profitability of this trend is to promote home renovation products with small accents of metal, including stocking up on a range of metal stairpart solutions. The addition of metal spindles on a staircase can help homeowners to embrace this imminent trend in a subtle yet stylish way, which can easily be promoted by your customers to theirs to increase product sales.

By positioning these products in a prominent position in branch, your customers will become aware of this current popularity in metallic home interiors, and therefore stock up on the necessary products to offer these trend-led furnishings to their customers. Encouraging your customers to offer a range of metallic stairpart solutions to homeowners would be a great way of generating maximised sales at this time of year by embracing this trend before it reaches its height of popularity.

Josh Burbidge is business development director at Richard Burbidge.

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