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Repurposed Furniture Holds Store’s Merchandise

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Not all store fixtures have to be expensive to be effective. For Leigh Ann Akard, some of the most eye-catching displays she has are pieces of furniture repurposed to hold merchandise. Akard uses the center section of Akard True Value ... Read More »

NRHA Abroad: Discovering an Amsterdam Hardware Store

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Because I work for the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA), I can’t help getting excited when I unexpectedly come across a locally owned hardware store in a foreign city. That’s true even when I’m on vacation with my family. In November, while I was living ... Read More »

Loyalty Program Keeps Customers Coming Back

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One way to keep loyal customers coming back is a rewards or loyalty program. But with so many companies offering loyalty programs today, you want to make sure yours stands out. Customers at Family Farm & Home, which has more ... Read More »

Busy Boards Keep Kids Captivated

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When Megan and Brent Melby, co-owners of Melby’s Home Center in Scandia, Kansas, wanted to get rid of some old inventory, they found a creative way to use several pieces at once: by building a busy board for kids. Busy ... Read More »