Mannequin Decorator Workflow Map

In this article, we’ve created a starter Mannequin Decorator Workflow Map that you can use to start planning out your product/service delivery and we’ve outlined a few examples of experiments that you can run in your Mannequin Decorator role.

Ready to get started? Download the Workflow Map template or get in touch to discuss how a workflow coach could help you fast-track your business improvement.

Systems & Processes for Mannequin Decorator

The path towards better systems and processes in your Mannequin Decorator role starts with mapping out your most important business processes. Being able to see your business processes laid out visually helps you to collaborate with your team on how to improve and grow. By repeating this collaboration process, you’ll develop a culture of continuous improvement that leads to a growing business and streamlined systems and processes that increase customer & staff experience.

To help you start mapping out your processes, we’ve developed a sample flow for a Mannequin Decorator Workflow Map that you can use with your team to start clarifying your processes and then run Business Experiments so you can build a better business.

Workflow Map For A Mannequin Decorator

1. Initial consultation: Meet with the client to understand their visual merchandising needs and objectives.
2. Concept development: Brainstorm and create a visual concept that aligns with the client’s brand and target audience.
3. Design approval: Present the visual concept to the client for feedback and obtain their approval.
4. Material sourcing: Identify and source the necessary materials, such as mannequins, props, and display fixtures.
5. Mannequin selection: Choose the appropriate mannequins that best represent the desired aesthetic and target audience.
6. Mannequin dressing: Dress the mannequins according to the approved visual concept, incorporating clothing, accessories, and props.
7. Display setup: Arrange the dressed mannequins in an appealing and strategic manner within the designated space.
8. Lighting and signage: Install appropriate lighting and signage to enhance the visual impact of the display.
9. Quality control: Ensure that the final display meets the client’s expectations and aligns with the approved concept.
10. Maintenance and updates: Regularly maintain and update the display to ensure it remains visually appealing and relevant to the client’s brand

Business Growth & Improvement Experiments

Experiment 1: Interactive Displays
Description: Create interactive displays by incorporating technology such as touch screens or motion sensors into the mannequins or surrounding props. This experiment aims to engage customers and enhance their shopping experience by allowing them to interact with the displays.
Expected Outcome: Increased customer engagement and longer store visits, leading to higher sales conversion rates.

Experiment 2: Theme-based Visual Merchandising
Description: Implement theme-based visual merchandising strategies to create cohesive and captivating displays. This experiment involves designing displays around specific themes, such as seasons, holidays, or cultural events, to create a visually appealing and immersive shopping environment.
Expected Outcome: Attracting more foot traffic, generating buzz, and increasing customer interest and loyalty.

Experiment 3: Collaborative Partnerships
Description: Establish collaborative partnerships with local artists, designers, or brands to create unique and eye-catching displays. This experiment involves reaching out to creative individuals or businesses to collaborate on designing and executing visually stunning displays that align with the brand’s image and values.
Expected Outcome: Increased brand exposure, differentiation from competitors, and potential cross-promotion opportunities.

Experiment 4: Data-driven Visual Merchandising
Description: Utilize data analytics tools to analyze customer behavior and preferences, and use the insights to optimize visual merchandising strategies. This experiment involves collecting and analyzing data on customer traffic patterns, dwell times, and purchase behavior to make informed decisions on display layouts, product placement, and mannequin positioning.
Expected Outcome: Improved store layout, increased product visibility, and higher conversion rates through data-driven visual merchandising decisions.

Experiment 5: Virtual Reality (VR) Experiences
Description: Introduce virtual reality experiences within the store to provide customers with a unique and immersive shopping experience. This experiment involves setting up VR stations where customers can virtually try on clothes or visualize how certain products would look in their homes.
Expected Outcome: Enhanced customer engagement, increased brand loyalty, and differentiation from competitors through the integration of cutting-edge technology.

Experiment 6: Social Media Integration
Description: Integrate social media elements into visual merchandising displays to encourage customer participation and generate user-generated content. This experiment involves incorporating hashtags, social media handles, or QR codes into displays, encouraging customers to share their experiences on social platforms.
Expected Outcome: Increased brand visibility, user-generated content, and customer engagement, leading to a broader reach and potential new customers.

Experiment 7: Sustainable Visual Merchandising
Description: Implement sustainable practices in visual merchandising by using eco-friendly materials, promoting recycling, or showcasing sustainable products. This experiment aims to align the brand with environmentally conscious values and attract customers who prioritize sustainability.
Expected Outcome: Enhanced brand reputation, increased customer loyalty, and differentiation from competitors through sustainable visual merchandising practices

What Next?

The above map and experiments are just a basic outline that you can use to get started on your path towards business improvement. If you’d like custom experiments with the highest ROI, would like to work on multiple workflows in your business (for clients/customers, HR/staff and others) or need someone to help you implement business improvement strategies & software, get in touch to find out whether working with a workflow coach could help fast-track your progress.