Why Stocking Slate Products Is a Must For Retailers
If you’re a retailer in the Homeware or related markets, there are good commercial reasons why stocking a range of Slate Products is a must for the coming season. In this article we take a look at what is out there and why you should stock Slate Products.
Slate goods are available in a wide range of styles, from the practical to the decorative and are suited to a wide range of retail outlets. Whether you are a homeware stockist, a gift shop or a food retailer there is something in the range of products that will enhance your customer offering and work well as an upsell to your clientele.
In addition, if you operate a restaurant or café and want something different for placemats, coasters, serving platters or plates, then slate is an ideal alternative to the more usual table settings.
Slate products are natural, hard wearing, food safe and provide the ideal backdrop for you to showcase your food and table layout.The tableware range includes as you would expect, placemats, coasters, serving platters, cheeseboards, and cake stands. But in addition to this, you can also find candle holders, dip bowls, salt and pepper mills and table centres, all of which beautifully enhance the overall look of the table layout.
They can be found in a range of sizes and colours to suit a wide range of décor styles. Slate platters for the most part lend themselves to showcasing food that is artistically displayed such as nouvelle cuisine or sushi and desserts look particularly attractive when set off by the dark background that slate provides.
If you operate a specialist food outlet whether it be a cheese shop, delicatessen, wine shop, farm shop or even a butchers, slate products make an ideal accompaniment to your range of produce. They can be used to showcase your foods or sold as an additional item to increase your profits.
Slate can also be personalised with the name of your restaurant, business or with any message that you wish to convey to your customers.
Slate items sell particularly well as gifts for both the home and outdoors. Here again the range is extensive, Memo Boards, plaques, photo frames, house signs, name plates and clocks are all available and can be customised to suit your customers individual tastes. Again they can be incorporated into your individual company theme as required.
Whilst some products are evergreen and will sell well at all times of the year, others will lend themselves to seasonal promotions. Items can be tailored to suit
Christmas, Easter, Halloween, Spring (garden accessories), Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Birthdays, Anniversaries etc, the list is quite extensive.
Whilst Slate Products have been around for years, sales have increased year on year in recent times, proving that interest in these products is very much in vogue at this time.