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Smashing Your Fears of Sizing Down

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Right now, small store retailers are still relatively incipient. At Wal-Mart, supercenters outnumber their smaller neighborhood markets 5 to 1. And Target’s small store representation is just 2 percent of its overall base. Numbers like these may initially deter retailers from sizing down, but we have no doubt the small store will play a crucial […]

New Shipping Container Bar: Watering Hole

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Boxman Studios is proud to introduce Watering Hole, the newest shipping container bar in their Performance Product Line. Large, smooth panels, coupled with corrugate details give owners the industrial feel of a modified container while ensuring brand visibility and effortless cool-factor. Sporting a sizeable walk-in cooler and optional upper deck, customers can take in the […]

Hold on to your glasses- The next wave of tech is coming fast

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With the recent news about Apple’s heavy focus on Apple AR glasses and the new AR Kit software platform for the iPhone, we see the acceleration into augmented reality moving into light speed. As Tim Cook recently quoted “AR use will be as common as eating three meals a day”. Currently AR (Augmented Reality) and […]

Introducing Container Restaurant Solution: Cantina

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Boxman Studios is proud to introduce their premier food service model from the performance line, Cantina. This model is the ideal container kitchen for QSR restaurants and line-service concepts. The pre-engineered plans and value-engineered designs allow the Boxman Studios team to deliver completed structures much faster and at an optimal price point for entry-level restaurateurs […]

The State of Retail

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There’s something going on with retail. Since online shopping became a world phenomenon, retailers have been struggling to attract foot traffic needed to keep their doors open. Smart stick-and-brick stores will undergo massive makeovers to keep up with retail’s changing landscape. The conscious merchants will use omnichannel strategies by utilizing technology and leveraging their space […]

5 Creative Ways to Use Shipping Containers

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Since Malcolm Mclean invented the first intermodal container in 1956, the shipping industry has thrived from the speed and utility ISO shipping containers provide. Today, there are over 17 million circulating worldwide. So, smart businesses are looking at ways to repurpose containers for so much more. Here are some of the most creative ways our […]

Boxman Studios to Launch Kinetic Series

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CHARLOTTE, NC, June 20, 2017– Boxman Studios, innovation leader for the shipping container modification industry, will begin launching NEW products every month starting in July 2017. The collection has been named the Kinetic Series to honor shipping containers’ original purpose, mobility. Underneath the umbrella series name, Boxman Studios will be developing products into two product […]

The Significance of Branded Environments

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Your brand the unique combination of symbols, messaging, and user experience designed to evoke specific emotions and perceptions. They have been used for centuries, dating back to the ancient Romans who would stamp emblems into stone. Over the years, they have evolved to add value, enable choices, and inspire positive emotions about a firm. So, […]

Restaurant Right-Sizing to Attract Millennials

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Buffalo Wild Wings has announced the opening of two pilot locations in Minneapolis this summer. Called B-Dubs Express, the small-format locations will only measure about 2,500 feet; a big reduction from their traditionally gargantuan restaurants. The first two sites are testing locations, to determine how BWW can meet the needs of the modern customer. The […]

Retail Experiences and Social Connection

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Humans are thrill-seeking, social creatures. We love to live on the edge, we constantly seek out opportunity, and we always have desire to discover the unexpected. Our innate need for connection is powerful and drives us to spend more time shopping, eating at restaurants, and participating in community entertainment. Retailers, take note! Use these behaviors […]