Bottom-Mount Shelf-Edge J-Hook

Looking simple from the top, this bottom-mount J-Hook is revealed to be far more complicated from beneath. Top-side, lugs fit Shelf-Edge perforations, while underneath a threaded, C-Clamp like assembly makes attachment solid and permanent. A drop-arm J-Hook is positioned to jut from under the Shelf-Edge C-Channel. Fit and finish were far better than one would … Continue reading

Ribboned Family-Pak Reading Glasses J-Hooked

I think I too would opt for a Slatwall Hook with a bit more retention for Reading Glass sales. Even though most lenses now-a-days are plastic, the nicely-done packaging and frames might be damaged in a drop. Overall this is terrific marketing of a set of similar focus glasses in trendy and designer colors. My wife … Continue reading

Reverse J-Hook Super-Duty Faceout Backplate

If you are gonna use a Backplate for slightly heavier, bulkier loads, this is the Super-Duty Slatwall Backplate to use. This Backplate is 10 times the surface area of the square-profile Faceout arm. If the weld is up to par, this Reverse J-Hook Faceout may be unearthed at some archaeological dig thousands of years from … Continue reading

Reverse J-Hook Bar Mount Faceout

Your choice as to whether you would J-Hook or Reverse J-Hook Carpet Bags like these. My interest was the minimalist bar mount Backplate. There was no reason to suspect they might fail under a light luggage load, but my engineering background makes me want to add a 25% factor of safety to everything … and long for … Continue reading

D.I.Y. Pneumatic Cutter J-Hook for Pallet Rack

A difficult choice here. Lug the Open Wire storage system home to cut on site for exact fit, or take the dimensions in for Do-It-Yourself Pneumatic Cutter sizing in-store. In any extensive installation I would prefer to cut-to-exact-size at home. But for small projects and quick system additions, yes I would appreciate the store’s air-powered … Continue reading

Cookware on J-Hook Bar Plug-In

  Bar systems can offer greater weight carrying and resistance to pull-through than Pegboard Hooks. Saddle-Mount Bar offers infinite horizontal adjustability and product spacing, Plug-In Bar like this incremental spacing. These J-Hook equipped Plug-In Faceouts insure regular spacing and the ability to face challenging items like cookware. CLICK the gallery for a peek at how … Continue reading

Crystal Balls Hogtied for J-Hook Display

Are these Fortune Telling Crystal Balls, colored glass decorative globes, or nautical floats and bouys? Whatever they hang hogtied and at home on Slatwire and Grid-capable J-Hooks. J-Hooks the best of all possible choices to keep this fragile item from being trashed and crashed. Round-end J-Hooks also have in-store safety advantages. So don’t forget the J-Hooks … Continue reading

Slot-Specific Softgood J-Hook Bar Mounts

J-Hooks are a favorite of mine for bulky items like softgoods because they include a built-in frontstop. Slot systems and fixtures have been reported here on FixturesCloseUp for some time. Most slot systems accept existing hooks. This insetllation of slotted bars has evolved and grown its own hooks. Of course they parallel their Slatwall and … Continue reading

Euro Fixture: Mystery Reverse J-Hook at Shelf Edge

A Euro Fixture concept whose final retail application is mysterious and unknown. See that it includes an Endcap with 1” Grid (or 254 mm in continental terms) Sidekick Wings. The inward direction of the J-Hook dictates that they work only on the Shelf Edges and not the Grid Sidewalls. Who would guess European fixtures could be … Continue reading

J-Hook Backplate Short-Sheeted

Forced to work in this situation by the backing surface, this Short-Sheeted Backplate J-Hook outfits a Slatwire Endcap of socks. I would expect it to often jostle out of position and fall, but saw no evidence the day of my visit. A tall Flat Backplate design would’ve been more appropriate.For Slatwire and J-Hook fixture solutions scroll down. #   … Continue reading

Command Strip® Pin-Up J-Hook

One could wax poetic about the point-of-purchase possibilities of Command Strip®, but alas my mission is to report on Pin-Up and J-Hook Cashwrap solutions like this “as seen in retail.” But it is a clever Cashwrap use of an even cleverer Command Strip design. And when your needs change, so can the Command Strip Hook. I … Continue reading

J-Hook’s Sprout for Christmas

This light-duty two-piece plastic Scanning J-Hook sprouted like Christmas mushrooms throughout a major drug chain. What is noteworthy is the campaign was temporary, but nevertheless employed some nice tricked-out J-Hook design features. Outfitted with a hole for more secure anchorage by pushpin, they were nevertheless quite conveniently equipped with friction fit “grips” that aligned with … Continue reading

Free-Floating Florist J-Hook

No fresh flower department lacks bags and wraps to package and protect the delicate offerings. I appreciated the ability of the Bag Dispenser Hangers to free float across the width of the fixture. This flexibility would allow a greater range of accommodation for bag sizes … and possibly price competative bag suppliers. How would I … Continue reading

Kohl’s® Gift Card J-Hook

Saddle-Mount J-Hooks for Bar creates a large-scale department store Gift Card merchandising display (establishing shot not shown). One obvious advantage might be that the cards are not easily knocked off the hook and onto the floor, if that is truly a problem. However Kohl’s offers a home to all manner of wayward J-hooks. So possibly … Continue reading

KitchenAid® Plug-In J-Hooks

Bar-Mount J-Hook Faceouts already get some play in Cookware merchandising. One wonders if this display flies the KitchenAid® brand by manufacturer design or retailer in-store support. The open spacious display is the good and the bad of it. Open and spacious elevates the item above crowded mass merchandising. But open and spacious can also cut … Continue reading

Ball-End J-Hook for Hang Rod

I went back to this display as an afterthought to capture details of the Hanger Rod Safety-Ball-End J-Hook. The hook alone was worth the return trip. Quality wire forming, quality chrome plating, with a Ball-End flourish for a finial. I’d be proud to produce this item, and were Hanger Rod Hooks or J-Hooks given awards I … Continue reading

Lodge® Hang Rod J-Hooks

Cookware flat on a shelf is no way to get attention. So Lodge® Cast Iron Cookware hangs to appeal to the rugged outdoorsman in-store. Protective of their display turf they use a non-removable J-Hook for hanging. CLICK the thumbnail for a closeup behind-the-scenes look. #   #   # Compare Hang Rod Fixtures at… “Bar … Continue reading

Moleskine® Space-Frame J-Hook

A broad J-Hook hangs from the center of a freestanding vertical space frame for featured items at a Moleskine Store. See that (Via Thumbnail Click) similar space frames project from wall mounts beyond. Sorry that camera flattening of depth of field obscures the positive aspects of such featured display. This seems to be a very interesting … Continue reading

Bird Feeder J-Hook Faceouts

Most often seen in Apparel, these Backward-Facing J-Hooked Waterfall Faceouts are eminently suitable to Wild Bird Feeder display, even if the downward decline is slight. Oversize Heavy-Duty Backplates transfer the load to the Gondola Pegboard Backer. Label Holders are simple Metal Plate for Adhesive Labels, though aftermarket upgrades to Extruded Plain-Paper Drop-In Label systems are easy … Continue reading