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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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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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Four Ways to Add Value to Your Grilling Assortment

The downside of grills is that everybody sells them. Big boxes, discount stores and specialty stores all feature grills, but selling accessories and services can one-up the competition and lead…


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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…


Know the Basics of Forklift Training Safety

This 142-page training presentation from Compliance and Safety LLC, a supplier of safety training videos, encompasses a lot more than just the forklift itself. It also covers OSHA standard requirements that involve areas…