Industry Leading Value Since 1977
In 1977, Hub and Morgan Nelson founded Bishop Fixture + Millwork, Inc., a custom store fixture, kiosk & retail environment manufacturing company focused on better serving the retail industry with premier design-build-installation solutions. Out of their garage, using hand tools and a customer-centric business model, Bishop Fixture + Millwork was born. Within a year, Morgan and Hub were building relationships with industry leaders such as the Dayton-Hudson Corporation - now the Minnesota based, Target Corporation. Today, Bishop continues to suppport the Target Corporation and other leading retailers with a commitment to quality, service and win-win relationships.
“Value Committed, Relationship Driven” has been Bishop’s business philosophy since 1977. This approach has led to 20+ year relationships with Fortune 500 retailers and numerous “Fixture Vendor of the Year” awards. Some of which include:
- 4 Time “Fixture Vendor of the Year” – Target Corporation
- “Display and Design Ideas Top 100 Fixture Company” – A.R.E.
- “Display and Design Ideas Fixture Leaders” – A.R.E.
- “Outstanding Merit Award” – A.R.E.
- “Industry Leader” – FDM Magazine
- ”The Impossible Deadline Projects” – Retail Design Institute
Our mission is to provide retailers with superior fixture and environment solutions through collaborative partnership and customer-centric account teams to improve speed, service and ROI. Our clients benefit from:
- Increased Project Control & Responsiveness
- Shorter Turnarounds
- Turn-key Services
- Lower Total Operating Costs
- More Sustainable Environments
4 Day Design-Build Prototype - Sample Capabilities
2013 In Review
In 2013, Bishop employed 115 craftsmen and women who provided turn-key manufacturing and project management services for Fortune 100 and 500 retailers worldwide. Bishop scored at the top of its class in vendor performance as determined by its clients, delivering over 98% of product on-time while providing exceptional service, turnarounds and innovative cost saving opportunities. The company has its skilled and dedicated craftsmen and women, managers, partners and loyal customers to thank!
Product Shipped On-Time: 98.2%
Product Shipped Complete: 99.6%
Delivery Coordination: 100%
Product Shipped Without Damage: 99.6%
”We want to proceed with Bishop on our 2014 fixtures. You were, hands down, our top choice for value, quality and design. Thanks again for your hard work and attention to detail. It’s all very much appreciated.”
“Congratulations on your positive feedback from our partners on your flawless execution of the Millwork!”
“Bishop also proactively pursued an alternative to the table tops…The solution is functional, aesthetically similar to the original and a lower cost!”
“Bishop has done a great job helping to value engineer the———package to become a viable replacement…You managed all of the detail and requests without issue.”
“Diane’s level of customer service continues to be outstanding in support to the domestic Analyst and our field partners”
“The Bishop team continues to proactively manage and address all levels of service. Great work on addressing PO Issues, changes, and confirming takeoffs for the new program…Thank you for all your hard work!”
“We would also like to recognize your dedication towards improving accuracy with store changes. Your willingness to work directly with Store Planning has resulted in better communication on requirements needed in the field. Also, our field partners have reported their positive experiences with levels of customer service support. Keep up the great work!”
What makes Bishop different than other suppliers?
After 37 years of serving the world’s foremost retailers, we know how to improve our clients’ store fixture procurement ROI through superior products and services, shorter turnarounds, and an unprecedented commitment to customer value and satisfaction by way of customer-centric services.
We make it our priority to provide solutions to your in-store needs. With decades of experience working with a vast array of store procurement professionals - from design and branding departments to store opening & execution teams - we know what it takes to deliver a premier fixture program. It starts by operating as a seamless extension of our customers with an unprecedented commitment to helping them achieve their goals. Here are 5 things Bishop does to help it’s clients achieve their goals:
1. Understand and Commit to Support Client Initiatives.
2. Reduce Strain on Client Resources.
3. Provide Reliable and Forward Thinking Expertise.
4. Provide Responsive Communication.
5. Deliver On-Time, Cost-Effective, High-Value Solutions.
From Value Engineering services to the facility’s humidity management system, Bishop takes exceptional care to ensure its fixtures outperform the competition. Likewise, Bishop takes it’s continuous improvement seriously. We staff an exceptional group of industry professionals with a passion for retail environments and then challenge ourselves to do better. Bishop’s staff undergoes annual training in lean manufacturing, materials, design, engineering, sustainability, technology and retail trends.
Bishop gives its customers greater control over store openings and project changes with confidence. Lean manufacturing and experienced project management allows us to accommodate unprecedented deadlines.
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