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SPONSORED: Pricing in Today’s Retail Sphere

Zone pricing at the big boxes continues to be one of the biggest challenges for independent retailers in terms of determining a profitable pricing strategy that will work for their…

August Stock Report

Markets Improve; Mergers Heat Up

The Hardware Retailing Stock Index posted another positive close in June, buoyed by an improving housing market and gradually strengthening economic conditions. The index rose 6.71 points, or 0.55 percent,…

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Merchandising Tips for the Fall

As seasons change, you must look both backward and forward when you choose the products to stock their shelves and how the merchandise these products. Walking into a store on…

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Wrapping up the Summer Season

In addition to those last bits of lawn care, like raking the leaves, homeowners will be buttoning up their homes for the winter. Here are three ways you can help…


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Small Business and Community Service Were Made for Each Other

From benefits such as brand exposure to less measurable returns such as providing morale boosts to staff, philanthropic efforts can benefit a business in a variety of ways. In May,…


Farm, Pet and Ranch Merchandising Display Ideas

With more and more consumers are seeking out that “rural living” ideal, an increasing number of retailers are tailoring their assortments to meet the demands of the growing farm, pet…

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Plumbing Display and Merchandising Ideas

Plumbing is a core category for most home improvement stores, and it has many visual display opportunities if you’re willing to get creative. Check out ways retailers are getting creative…