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Help Customers Bundle Up With Winter Clothing

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As we get further into 2019, the winter in many areas is growing increasingly frigid. Snow storms are dumping snow across the U.S., while diving temperatures are forcing consumers to consider just how many layers of winter clothing is enough ... Read More »

Cooking With Chef Chad

Hardware Retailing editor Chad Husted has whipped up a special video profiling the latest kitchen appliances. Learn how to use these-in-demand kitchen gadgets and get delicious recipes to pass on to customers to clench sales. Discover kitchen gadgets than can ... Read More »

Technology Brings More Options to the Housewares Department

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Chad Husted, chusted@nrha.org A New Cook in the Kitchen Gadgets are a fundamental piece of the hardware industry. Adults can get the same sense of wonderment as children with a new toy ... Read More »

Product Rundown: Core Tools for the Home

Vendors are continuing to update even tried-and-true product lines. Today Hardware Retailing editor Chad Husted shows off several high-tech updates on some standard tools found around the home, including a hybrid hammer design, heavy-duty hoses and a multi-use headlamp. Click ... Read More »

Learn from a Customer: How to Increase Contractors Sales

Greg Sammet, a certified water specialist at Martin Water Conditioning with 15-plus locations in Pennsylvania and New York, knows a bit about how a retailer can earn his business. He’s been working with independent retailers like PaulB Hardware for years ... Read More »

How Ace Hardware Titusville Helps Protect Professional Customers

Ace Hardware Titusville

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Safety First For the residents of Titusville, Florida, space exploration is more than a passing interest—it’s a way of life. Located in the heart of what’s known ... Read More »

Former Contractor Turned Olympian Shares Importance of Promoting Safety on the Job

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When Cliff Meidl entered the workforce as a plumber’s apprentice with a construction company, he was eager to soak up all the knowledge he could. And while he was focused on growing and learning the trade, one mistake changed his ... Read More »

Try New Technology for Social Media Gains

Social media can be a great tool for retailers to engage with their customers and promote what is great about the industry and their businesses. Some of the most influential people on social media might well be those customers, which ... Read More »