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Author Archives: Melanie Moul

Do it Best Names New Sales and Business Development Managers

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Do it Best Corp. has named three of its senior sales and business development leaders to new roles as it strengthens the team to drive additional sales for its member-owners. Effective immediately, Rob Schmiedel serves as the company’s sales operations ... Read More »

Hardware Retailing April: Do it Best Distributor Profile

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Check out the April issue of Hardware Retailing to get a close-up look at Do it Best’s latest initiatives and goals for the future. The April issue continues the magazine’s distributor profile series, exploring Do it Best’s supply chain initiatives, marketing resources for ... Read More »

Review These Loss Prevention Tips With Your Staff

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Loss prevention is only effective if everyone on your team knows how to spot a shoplifter and stays engaged on the salesfloor. If you have new team members or if you’ve noticed some habits that need correcting, review this checklist ... Read More »

Seasonal Promotions to Increase Add-On Sales

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Springtime is right around the corner, and for most retailers, that means it’s time to start preparing for the busy DIY season. You may be hiring seasonal staff, double-checking your inventory, cleaning your store and making room for the extra ... Read More »

The 2019 Reimagine Retail Program Dives Into Products

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Melanie Moul, mmoul@nrha.org Use Your Reimagination Each year, the National Hardware Show® (NHS) develops new opportunities for independent retailers to explore the show floor and expand their businesses. Three years ... Read More »

5 Ways to Find the Right Manager for Your Business

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With unemployment hovering around historical lows, finding the right employees to lead the business is challenging for many retailers. While you may hire enthusiastic, capable people who can start in an entry-level role and work their way up, what happens ... Read More »

5 Strategies to Improve Your Email Marketing

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Building an email list is no small feat, and once you have customers on your list, you want to keep them interested in what you have to say and what you have to sell. Review the following tips to be ... Read More »

NRHA Launches Hot Products Hub, a New E-Newsletter

hot products hub

Coming Feb. 6, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) will be delivering a new e-newsletter featuring the latest home improvement products and trends. Hot Products Hub, produced by Hardware Retailing magazine and sponsored by the National Hardware Show®, will ... Read More »