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A store shelf plays a crucial part in setting up an organized storefront for retailers. It not only maximizes retail space to highlight products but its design also establishes the brand and reputation of a retailer. The shelf's material and colors can add a unique shopping experience for customers at a retail store. The dimensions, scale, and materials of a store shelf are professionally customized to individual retailers' preferences.

What Are The Materials and Capacity of a Store Shelf?

Heavy-duty storage room shelving, made of steel or metal with powder coating and corrosion protection, is well-suited for warehouse storage. The capacity is between 100kg and 800kg per level. Light to medium-duty storage racks can make great shelves for pharmacy, They are also popular choices for large grocery store shelves. The capacity is between 60kg and 120kg per level. These retail display shelves are often made of solid wood, metal, marble, or glass. For example, floating glass shelves offer an elegant and modern look for cosmetics shops and gift shops. Glass or marble also make beautiful-looking shelves for purses.

What is Gondola Shelving?

Gondola shelving is a popular shelf design consisting of a free-standing flat base and a vertical piece. The base is usually made of heavy-duty steel, making it highly durable and sturdy. Since it is double-sided, products and promotional items can be displayed on the vertical piece and on both ends of the shelf. It creates a smooth flow of foot traffic for shoppers between the aisles and maximizes floor space. Retail owners can take advantage of pegboards, hooks, and notches to arrange and showcase products on the vertical piece. Both ends of a gondola shelf typically offer seasonal and discounted items.

Is There a Guideline to Install a Store Shelf?

A light grocery shelf, depending on the material and scale, can be assembled easily without screws needed. Many retail shelving manufacturers have professional teams to provide installation and instructional videos.