An ice cap melting

Sustainability

Health of our planet. Now, more than ever, I find myself focussing on the health of our planet. Daily news bulletins are rarely up-lifting. War, a global pandemic, increasing fuel prices, food shortages, delays at airports, queues in A&E – it’s currently a bit grim. Even the Platinum Jubilee was tainted amid comparisons of the…

2 gondola ends shopfittings shown with healthy products on

HFSS

HFSS Legislation. More than 20 years ago Tesco started to remove high in fat, salt, and sugar (HFSS) items from their checkouts. Since then, in many other retailers, we have seen impulse-purchase chocolate bars and crips replaced with bottled water, “healthier” snacks like nuts and seeds and – of course – chewing gum and Amazon…

A schematic of 4 store layouts

Store Layouts

Store layouts. We supply custom made shop fittings to retailers, brands, shop fitters and retail-designers. Often retailers will ask us for advice about store layouts and the best configuration for shop fitting equipment. So we need to understand the different options. There are many distinct types of shop layout, but there are only four main…

An image of the General Public, Gene Simmons from Kiss and a scene from Scooby Doo

Unmasked

What have the Great British public, Kiss and all the villains in Scooby Doo got in common? We all got unmasked in the end. Last month Boris announced the lifting of Plan B Covid19 restrictions, many people breathed a sigh of relief, which probably immediately fogged up their glasses. And, as a shop fittings manufacturer,…

A black bra next to a face mask next to a pair of blue checked boxer shorts

Face masks

Face masks and shopping. As a shop fittings supplier to the bricks and mortar retail market Dymond Engineering has a keen interest in our high streets and malls remaining full, profitable, and of course safe. There have been mixed reactions to the news that face masks are mandatory again in shops and shopping centres.  Masks…