BUSINESS: The Independent Eye: Inspirations Getting ‘Zen’ About Clever Merchandising and Window Display Ideas By Staff Wednesday, May 11, 2022 8:20 AM NEW YORK—Springtime weather is here and as the summer approaches, people, in smaller town main streets or urban center neighborhoods are out and about. Independent retailers and practices are starting to turn their attention to clever in-store and window displays highlighting new colorful eyewear styles and sunglasses to get their attention. One interesting resource for ideas is Zen Merchandiser, which engages with a community of creatives, from jewelry to clothing to beauty stores and more who show and tell what’s working for them. “100+ Creative Summer Window Displays” found here can inspire ideas for merchandising and presentation that can be adapted by optical shops and eyewear boutiques. Zen Merchandiser’s Retail Design Gallery features and its Visual Merchandising Blog are just a few of the many photo rich sources of inspiration.