Buell Designs Inc. presents: Let’s “Design” a Successful Business - Merchandising & Store Design Workshop
Name: Buell Designs Inc. presents: Let’s “Design” a Successful Business - Merchandising & Store Design Workshop
Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ADT
This session will cover important merchandising and visual merchandising musts for success, including:
- Merchandising principals, and how to implement them
- Importance of color, branding, store design, flow and continuity
- How to make your business / store visually appealing to the local population of PEI, and to the tourists who visit and shop here
- Customers’ first impressions of you, your staff, and your business
- Visual merchandising techniques - i.e. window displays and product placement
- Retail is detail: importance of lighting, display fixtures, spatial store design / layout, store function and maintenance
This merchandising workshop will be informative, beneficial, and enjoyable for all participants!
Facilitator: Billie-Jane Buell, Designer / Owner of Buell Designs Inc.: Billie-Jane is the owner of an Island-based business called “Buell Designs Inc.”, a multi-facetted design company that offers interior design, decoration, merchandising, wardrobe styling, image consulting and professional speaking services throughout Atlantic Canada.
Billie-Jane Buell has an extensive background as a set and costume designer, fashion stylist, wardrobe buyer in the fashion and film Industry. Her expertise, infused with design knowledge, ensures a positive client experience.
She has been a wardrobe buyer, personal dresser, wardrobe stylist to many famous celebrities such as: Farrah Fawcett, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Beals, Peter Gallagher, Forest Whitaker, and Rob Lowe!
Billie-Jane was born and raised in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
She continues to take the opportunity to travel and work in various cities throughout the world such as Toronto (Ontario), Malmo (Sweden), San Francisco (California), Valetta (Malta), and Paris (France). She loves staying on top of fashion and interior design / merchandising trends, and finds inspiration everywhere she goes, by exposing herself to various cultures, lifestyles and businesses.
She is formally educated in fashion design, merchandising, environmental planning, and interior design.
Billie-Jane is an entrepreneur and a member of the PEI Business Women’s Association, The Greater Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce, and also Women in Film and Television- Atlantic.
She has also co-created, hosted, set-designed and wardrobe-styled her own style show called, “Style Matters” which aired on Eastlink TV.
Buell Designs became incorporated in Spring 2015 to “Buell Designs Inc.”
Buell Designs Inc. is Billie-Jane’s passion! For more information please visit www.buelldesigns.com
Maximum number of participants: 20 (Priority will be given to PEI Connectors clients who currently operate a retail business, and/or who plan to operate a retail business in the 2018 summer season.