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3 Operations Tips to Be Competitive in the New Year

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The calendar has flipped to 2019, and with the new year comes a new state of mind for many retailers. There is no question that the way consumers shop has changed significantly over the last decade, with the exponential growth ... Read More »

Chalk Displays Bring DIY Attitude Into Store

Adding a new niche or category can sometimes present challenges that require a little elbow grease to solve. Nearly three years ago, Petersburg Hardware in Petersburg, Indiana, moved to a new location which grew the salesfloor by more than 20,000 ... Read More »

Download a Free Holiday Marketing Toolkit

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The busy holiday shopping season is a great time to remind your customers that shopping local makes a positive difference in your community. The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and Independent We Stand offer a free marketing toolkit for you to ... Read More »

Runnings Refocuses Ladies Night

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and for customers who shop for their home, farm and outdoor needs at any of 41 Runnings locations in seven states, the annual Ladies Night is linked with a special cause. The event ... Read More »

A Fundraiser Round Up

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When store manager Mitch Turner gives his customers the opportunity to give to a local charity, he often ends up doing more than just raising a few dollars for a good cause. He’s raising awareness and lending support in ways ... Read More »

How to Host a Holiday Block Party

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The Mazzone Pumpkinfest has been bringing delight to residents on its block for 14 years, but the event didn’t always need the entire block. The event started with just a few tables in front of the Brooklyn location of Mazzone ... Read More »

Attract Customers With High-End Loyalty Perks

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If your wholesaler offers a customer loyalty program, you’re likely a participant because you recognize the value of tracking customer purchases and collecting data. But there are opportunities to go beyond the traditional loyalty program to offer customers a truly ... Read More »

10 Reasons to Scope Out Your Competitors

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Do you know what your big-box competitors are up to? What are they good at? What don’t they do well? Regularly visiting other retail outlets should be part of your competitive strategy ... Read More »