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Retail Awnings: Boost Your Business With Style

Posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2022 at 10:04 am.
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Learn how your retail awnings can provide extra style and convenience to your building.

A beautiful awning can do a lot to boost the appearance of any commercial building. You can find awnings that suit any property, whether the existing design is traditional or modern. When you add retail awnings to your shop, you can do a lot to encourage people to visit your store and keep coming back. New awnings can help you create a distinctive look, improve the comfort of your shoppers, encourage passersby to stop in, and increase your usable space. If you’re interested in installing new retail awnings with Carroll Architectural Shade, keep reading to discover how these awnings can help your business. 

Create a Distinctive Look 

A critical factor for your shop’s success is how easily customers can find your business. A distinctive appearance helps customers find your company and can draw the eye of anyone passing by and encourage them to stop in. 

Retail awnings can significantly help draw attention to your store. You can work with the awning designers at Carroll Architectural Shade to select the colors, fonts, and logo size that will help your awning make an impact. Awnings help ensure that your store is visible from a distance and can provide extra space for lighting, which keeps your store visible after sunset. 

Improve Comfort For Your Shoppers

The space under your retail awnings provides a shady respite from the hot sun and a cover from rain and snow. This small amount of protection can do a lot to make shoppers feel comfortable when entering your store. This extra space to prepare for bad weather or shake off some rain before entering your store can help customers feel more relaxed before shopping at your location. 

Encourage People to Visit 

The comfort of your awning encourages pedestrians to pause when they otherwise may have kept walking. This allows them to look more closely at your window displays and may even encourage them to come in and make a purchase. 

Increase Available Retail Space 

The protection from the elements provided by your retail awnings also makes it easy to bring your merchandise outside. Retailers can bring out racks of sales clothes or tables of appealing books for sale and place them underneath the awnings to attract customers while remaining safe from the weather. 

Placing your merchandise outside can not only draw attention to your store and attract customers but spotlight special sales or products that you want customers to notice. By incorporating retail awnings into your storefront, you can ensure that you are doing the most to appeal to new and returning customers. 


Through our combined locations in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., Carroll Architectural Shade provides innovative craftsmanship, superb service, competitive pricing, and unfailing attention to detail for customers throughout Maryland and Virginia.

Our highly skilled craftsmen design and custom manufacture shade products in-house, including commercial awnings, residential awnings, retractable awnings, roll-up curtains, aluminum awnings, and flat metal canopies. Founded in 1958 by James Carroll Sr., and still family-owned by his sons today, Carroll Architectural Shade remains committed to delivering top-quality craftsmanship and service.

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