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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Whether you are new to the home improvement industry or have been selling to hardware stores, home centers and lumber dealers for years, you may not have known these facts about the industry and about Hardware Retailing magazine…

Annual sales through independent home improvement retailers amount to more than annual sales for ALL:

  • Shoe Stores
  • Sporting Goods Stores
  • Book Stores
  • Hobby Stores
  • Music Stores
  • Office Supply Stores
  • Stationery Stores and
  • Gift Stores…COMBINED.
    Source: U.S. Department of Commerce 2013

Sales through independent home improvement stores amount to more than $174 billion annually.

Hardware Retailing has been serving the independent home improvement industry for 115 years.

Each issue of Hardware Retailing is typically read by 3.5 individuals per location. That means average subscribers pass each issue along to 2.5 additional people in their organizations every month!

In a recent survey, 97 percent of readers say they seek more information about the products they see advertised in Hardware Retailing.

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