Fred Bear 3-D Sculpture Boosts Customer Experience

Fred Bear 3-D Sculpture Boosts Customer Experience

With the shifting landscape of retailing, customer experience is becoming more important than ever; good news for visual merchandising and display. Last year, Nebraska-based specialty retailer Cabela’s approached Fusion Specialties with a unique request for their...
CityScene Chicago Recap

CityScene Chicago Recap

Last month, Chicago was host to Global Shop. The 3-day event featured informative roundtables and presentations related to every aspect of retail, covering store design, visual merchandising, retail tech, shopper marketing, and everything in between. Every big event...
Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show Recap

Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show Recap

From January 25 – January 28, Denver was host to Outdoor Retailer, the largest Outdoor Retail Expo in the world. This year, there were over 1,000 brands in attendance, from the heavyweights North Face, Spyder, and Patagonia, to smaller regional and local vendors. Over...
Should I Buy a Mannequin?

Should I Buy a Mannequin?

Buying a quality mannequin can be a long and stressful process, especially if it’s your first time buying one. You’re searching for the right pose, the right style, the right color, and with good quality. And while all this going on, in the back of your head you’re...
Afternoon with Jim Talaric

Afternoon with Jim Talaric

Q&A with Jim Talaric Last week, Co-Founder of Fusion Specialties and industry legend Jim Talaric stopped by the offices to give some insights into how he created one of the largest, most successful mannequin producers in the world. Jim had a wealth of stories to...
Portland Roadshow Recap

Portland Roadshow Recap

The Portland Roadshow After the success of the LA Roadshow, we knew that we would have to go even bigger in Portland. And without a doubt, the second stop in our travelling mannequin circuit was better than ever. Situated in the heart of downtown, the Portland...