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2018 shopfitting buying trends revealed

A survey of leading shopfitting professionals has revealed the key areas of interest for major retailers in 2018.

Complete Shopfit Services top the poll, closely followed by Window Displays and Retail Design solutions.

The findings come from a survey of the senior shopfitting professionals attending last month’s Retail Shopfitting & Display Summit.

These buyers included representatives from the likes of Age UK, Bang – Olufsen, Blacks & Millets Outdoor, BP, British Heart Foundation, Clarins UK, Co-Operative, Dr Martins, Dunelm, Elizabeth Arden UK, GAP, Giorgio Armani, Hobbs Ltd, House Of Fraser, John Lewis, Karen Millen, L’Occitane, L’Oreal, New Look, Norwich City FC, ODEON Cinemas, Regatta, River Island, Screwfix, Selfridges, Ted Baker, Tesco, Whitbread, WHSmith and more.

% of the Retail Shopfitting & Display Summit sourcing specific solutions for 2018 and beyond (Top 10):


Complete Shopfit – 58.7%
Window Displays – 53.9%
Retail Design – 50.7%
Shop Equipment – 49.2%
Display Props & Materials – 46%
Lighting – 46%
Display Cases – 44.4%
Shop Fronts/Entrances – 42%
Display Stands – 39.6%
Flooring – 38%

The Retail Shopfitting & Display Summit is free to attend for retail professionals. To find out more, visit