Explore Home - A Podcast from Universal Furniture

Explore Home with Janine Wagers - Director of Visual Merchandising for Universal Furniture

February 17, 2020 Neil MacKenzie Season 2 Episode 10
Explore Home - A Podcast from Universal Furniture
Explore Home with Janine Wagers - Director of Visual Merchandising for Universal Furniture
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Explore Home - A Podcast from Universal Furniture
Explore Home with Janine Wagers - Director of Visual Merchandising for Universal Furniture
Feb 17, 2020 Season 2 Episode 10
Neil MacKenzie

This week we invite you to Explore Home with our very own Janine Wagers, director of visual merchandising for Universal Furniture. Have you ever wondered how Universal’s showroom gets set and ready for High Point Market twice a year? Listen as Janine reveals the magic behind making the showroom, detailing how she leads the charge to design, merchandise, and space-plan to perfection every market.

Neil and Janine discuss her career within the furniture industry and how she got started. Janine, who began as a pre-med major, talks about her shift into art school, pursuing product design, and eventually working her way up to director of visual merchandising for Universal. Then, Neil and Janine touch on her unique perspective on the current retail environment and the many ways to build an effective display across industries. They end with a closer look at Janine’s creative process, as well as where her very favorite spot is in the showroom.

To experience Janine’s expertise and vision first-hand, please be sure to visit us at 101 S. Hamilton Street during spring’s High Point Market. For updates on Market, you can follow us now on Instagram @universalfurn and @universaltothetrade.

Show Notes

This week we invite you to Explore Home with our very own Janine Wagers, director of visual merchandising for Universal Furniture. Have you ever wondered how Universal’s showroom gets set and ready for High Point Market twice a year? Listen as Janine reveals the magic behind making the showroom, detailing how she leads the charge to design, merchandise, and space-plan to perfection every market.

Neil and Janine discuss her career within the furniture industry and how she got started. Janine, who began as a pre-med major, talks about her shift into art school, pursuing product design, and eventually working her way up to director of visual merchandising for Universal. Then, Neil and Janine touch on her unique perspective on the current retail environment and the many ways to build an effective display across industries. They end with a closer look at Janine’s creative process, as well as where her very favorite spot is in the showroom.

To experience Janine’s expertise and vision first-hand, please be sure to visit us at 101 S. Hamilton Street during spring’s High Point Market. For updates on Market, you can follow us now on Instagram @universalfurn and @universaltothetrade.