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Walmart CEO Talks Technology, Training and Embracing Change

Walmart CEO

Attendees of the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) industry event, NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show, were able to network with peers, scout out new trends and learn from the top talent in the industry. One of the biggest benefits of attending ... Read More »

Facebook Famous: Triangle True Value Gains 35K Fans From Viral Video

viral video

When Triangle True Value Hardware created its Facebook page about five years ago, the team just wanted a way to connect with its loyal customers in Greenwood, South Carolina. Will Thompson, store manager, has been managing the page to keep ... Read More »

NRF 2018: Annual Show Highlights Retail Today, Tomorrow

NRF 2018

Thousands of people from around the world gathered in New York this weekend at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual industry event to focus on the ever-changing retail landscape and how retailers can keep up. The trade association’s 107th annual ... Read More »

Home Depot Podcast Showcases Company Culture

home depot podcast

Have you ever wanted a behind-the-scenes look at the Home Depot? You’re in luck. The company has created new podcast series called “Give Me An H,” which dives deeper in the “unique culture through the eyes and experiences of associates ... Read More »

Affluent Consumers Opt to Shop Small, Avoid Malls

affluent consumers

Spending growth at small businesses has outpaced big-box chains in the past two years and affluent consumers are contributing to the growth, according to Bloomberg. When consumers aren’t shopping online, they are seeking out businesses that provide personal connections and ... Read More »

National TV Show Shoots at New York Hardware Store

TV show

Last summer, it was lights, camera, action at Wadeson Home Center when the store was used as a set for an online TV show. Located in Warwick, New York, an hour away from New York City, the store had been ... Read More »

A Look at Installations and Services for the ‘Do It for Me’ Market

DIFM

Click the image above to view a full PDF. At Your Service Today’s consumer is often looking for ways to make life easier. Whether they are paying an accountant to file their taxes or requesting people to run their errands, ... Read More »

Carr Hardware Wins National Retail Contest

For the past few months, Independent We Stand, a movement that exists to support independent businesses, has held its seventh annual Independent Small Business of the Year award, or Indie Award contest. The contest is designed to help recognize the top ... Read More »