Our Story

Formerly Boston Barricade Company

For more than 30 years, Boston Retail Solutions has been providing a seamless barricade and in-store graphic experience for our clients. What started as a small barricade company for a handful of malls has grown into a comprehensive process to help solve all retail store design needs nationwide for national retail brands, malls, airports, and general contractors.

BRS is an ESOP (An Employee Owned Company)

We take great pride in being an Employee Owned Company (ESOP)

Our Values

These are the values Boston Retail Solutions strives to embody. They dictate how we treat our customers, our co-workers, and ourselves.

Quality

We provide best-in-class service and products from start to finish. We will not accept anything less than the best for our customers.

Customer Service

We strive to care for our customers at every level of a project. We work to exceed our customers' expectations every time. We respect brand integrity and want to provide solutions to display it in the most accurate way possible.

Connection

We invest in relationships. We build each other up with a strong focus on teamwork. We communicate openly and honestly with our customers to design and construct the ideal solution.

Innovate

We create innovative solutions for unparalleled portrayal and representation. We actively problem solve to best meet our customers' needs.

Sustainability

We believe the world is a better place when we all do our best. We use and re-use eco-friendly materials to reduce waste and protect our earth.

Our Partner Brand

Backed by over 30 years of graphic installation and project management experience, unwavering reliability, and a national network of over 200 highly trained 3M certified installers, BIG wraps has you covered every step of the way. BIG Wraps provides coast-to-coast national rollouts, vehicle and fleet wraps, along with full-service design and large format printing with precision and care.

Our History

With almost 30 years of experience, Boston Retail Solutions has had the opportunity to grow and extend our services in order to be the best solutions provider for national retailers, contractors, and airports.

1992

BRS - Brainstorm Births a Business

A BRAINSTORM BIRTHS A BUSINESS

When a new glass storefront for a Limited retail location doesn't fit, company founder Robert Putnam develops an attractive, functional and temporary enclosure solution, and Boston Barricade is born.

1998

BRS - First Expansion

FIRST EXPANSION

Our company grows from its regional Boston roots with the establishment of a service center in Melbourne, Florida.

2002

BRS - Boston Goes National

BOSTON GOES NATIONAL

Boston Barricade becomes the exclusive barricade provider for Simon Malls, bringing sustainable retail solutions to shopping centers nationwide.

2005

BRS - Contiued Growth

CONTINUED GROWTH

The establishment of a new HQ in Vero Beach, Florida - followed by service centers in Delaware, Dallas, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Seattle - expands our national footprint.

2008

BRS - Retail Program Launches

RETAIL PROGRAM LAUNCHES

Boston Barricade takes comprehensive solutions directly to retailers, providing project management for in-store promotion and enclosure needs. Aeropostale is the program's first client.

2014

BRS - California Here We Come

CALIFORNIA HERE WE COME

The acquisition of Premier Barricades adds strategically based facilities in northern and southern California.

2015

BRS - Print Comes In-House

PRINT COMES IN-HOUSE

Boston's new grand format print shop in Vero Beach offers total turnkey service to our clients, backed by unstinting attention to brand equity and impact.

2016

BRS - New Installation Division

NEW INSTALLATION DIVISION

Boston's specialty division expands services to include hands-on assistance with everything from site surveys to in-store campaigns.

2017

BRS - High-Impact Printing Hits The Road

HIGH-IMPACT PRINTING HITS THE ROAD

Our print shop in Southern California begins offering vehicle wraps for fleets nationwide.

2019

BRS - Employee-Owned

EMPLOYEE-OWNED

Boston Barricade becomes an employee-owned company, carrying forward our commitment to excellence and customer care, and fully investing each team member in our clients' success.

2020

BRS - New Name, Lasting Legacy

NEW NAME, LASTING LEGACY

Boston Barricade, a pioneer in the retail enclosure industry, transitions to Boston Retail Solutions, a name that better reflects our comprehensive scope of services. The best is yet to come.

Our team is ready to start your barricade project.

Contact us for solutions that are On Brand. On Time.