Walls + Forms rolls out ‘Lights Alive’ modular header system
Walls + Forms just introduced the “Lights Alive” modular header system for Slatwall or wall applications. Ideal for retail and C-stores, the units come in standard 4 ft. sections and simply plug together in a series. Bright fluorescent tubes, with down and up light options, make these units a feature in any retail environment. Images can be easily changed out. Various sizes are available.
A recent installation for Gorilla Games shows the effectiveness of the system. According to Gorilla Games CFO Tate Fisher, “Everything worked great; it really does make a huge difference.” The system is cost effective, versatile and easy to install. All wiring is to UL standards.
“Lights Alive” catches the consumer’s eye. With over 70% of buying decisions made in-store, your message needs to stand out. Walls + Forms offers unique single and double sided lightboxes. Illuminated logos on side panels attract attention from all angles. A range of floor stands is available in two, three and four sided formats. Slatwall panels can be used for merchandising product or for literature holders.
Apple App Store continues to dominate market
CUPERTINO, Calif. Apple announced that more than three billion apps have been downloaded from its App Store by iPhone and iPod touch users worldwide.
“Three billion applications downloaded in less than 18 months–this is like nothing we’ve ever seen before,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “The revolutionary App Store offers iPhone and iPod touch users an experience unlike anything else available on other mobile devices, and we see no signs of the competition catching up anytime soon.”
iPhone and iPod touch customers in 77 countries worldwide can choose from a range of apps in 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel.
Disney to open in Times Square
PASADENA, Calif. Disney Store announced that it will set up shop in New York’s Times Square with a state-of-the-art, interactive retail destination set to open in fall 2010.
According to the company, Disney Store will incorporate technologically advanced displays including an interactive Disney Princess castle to serve as one of many magical centerpieces at the new Times Square location. The store will also include an all-new children’s theater will feature the latest Disney entertainment and classic animation.
“Bringing Disney Store to the center of Times Square is a monumental achievement, and we have created a retail experience that complements the energy and innovation that Times Square inspires,” said Jim Fielding, president of Disney Stores Worldwide. “We’re focused on reinvigorating retail and providing a unique shopping destination to millions of families from all over the world who travel to New York for a magical experience.”
“Disney’s bold move to restore 42nd Street’s greatest landmark theater in the 1990s was the turning point in Times Square’s recent history. We are thrilled that Disney is bringing its creative energies yet again to Times Square with this new Disney Store. An iconic brand is coming again to America’s most iconic place,” said Tim Tompkins, president of Times Square Alliance.