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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…

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Four Tips for Merchandising Wild Bird Feed and Feeders

Spring migration is one of the best times of year for bird watching as birds display brighter coloring for nesting season. After a record-breaking cold winter that skyrocketed wild bird…

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Picking Your Succession Planning Advisers

Regardless of who is going to buy your business (a family member, key employee or someone else in the industry), the advisers you choose to work with will be very…


Four Items to Heat Up Sales in Your Cooling Category

The hot, humid days mean your customers will be looking for ways to stay cool. Here are four products that can boost sales in your cooling category this season. Air…


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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…

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Couple Takes on Small Projects with New Rental Homes

Chris Ryan and his wife, Jan, had always planned to turn their first home into a rental when they moved to a larger home as they watched the housing market…


Retailer Builds Up Property Development in Local Community

Paul Gabbard hasn’t spent much time with a hammer. But he still has more than his fair share of construction knowledge. Gabbard, third-generation store owner of Malone Do it Best…