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Creating a Welcoming and Accessible Shopping Experience for All

The holiday shopping season is a time when businesses experience a surge in customer footfall. To make the most of this busy period, it is essential to ensure that your store is accessible to all customers. By prioritizing accessibility, you not only create an inclusive shopping experience but also demonstrate your commitment to customer satisfaction. In this blog post, we will explore two innovative solutions from EZ-ACCESS® that can enhance the accessibility of your business during this festive season.

How to Create an Accessible Shopping Space

1. PATHWAY® HD Code Compliant Modular Access System

One effective way to make your business more accessible is by incorporating the PATHWAY HD Code Compliant Modular Access System. This system is designed to provide a safe and convenient pathway for customers with mobility challenges. Whether it's individuals using wheelchairs, walkers, or other mobility aids, the PATHWAY HD System ensures that everyone can easily enter and navigate your store.

This modular access system is specifically designed to meet ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) guidelines, making it a reliable choice for businesses looking to ensure compliance. With its durable construction, the PATHWAY HD System can withstand heavy foot traffic and the demands of daily use. It also offers a slip-resistant surface, providing an added layer of safety for customers, especially during wet or icy conditions.

By installing the PATHWAY HD System, you not only improve the accessibility of your store but also create a welcoming environment that promotes inclusivity, fostering a positive shopping experience for all customers.

2. TRANSITIONS® Angled Entry Mat with Recessed "Welcome"

Another valuable addition to your business's accessibility toolkit is the TRANSITIONS Angled Entry Mat with a recessed "Welcome" feature. This angled mat serves multiple purposes, making it an excellent investment to enhance both aesthetics and functionality.

The TRANSITIONS Angled Entry Mat serves as a weather-resistant solution, protecting your store from dirt, debris, and moisture that customers may bring in from outside. This not only helps maintain cleanliness but also reduces the risk of slips and falls, ensuring a safe shopping environment.

Furthermore, the mat’s recessed "Welcome" adds a touch of elegance and warmth to your store entrance. This subtle yet impactful detail creates a sense of invitation, making customers feel valued and appreciated as they step into your business.

Additionally, the angled design of the mat allows for seamless traversal of raised thresholds, making it easier for customers with mobility aids to enter your store without any hindrance. This thoughtful feature ensures that everyone can enjoy a hassle-free and accessible shopping experience.

As the holiday shopping season approaches, it is crucial to prioritize accessibility in your business. By incorporating the PATHWAY HD Code Compliant Modular Access System and the TRANSITIONS Angled Entry Mat with recessed "Welcome", you can create an inviting and inclusive environment for all customers. These innovative solutions not only enhance accessibility but also contribute to the overall success and reputation of your business. Prioritizing accessibility during this festive season will set your business apart and leave a lasting impression on all customers who walk through your doors.

 


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