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Senate Closes Debate on Marketplace Fairness Act

The U.S. Senate closed debate on the latest version of the Marketplace Fairness Act last week by a vote of 63-30, but the final vote on passage was delayed until May 6, after senators return from a weeklong vacation. The ... Read More »

Home Hardware Names 2012 Store of the Year

Brantford Home Hardware of Brantford, Ontario, recently received Home Hardware’s 2012 Walter J. Hachborn Store of the Year Award, selected from close to 1,100 stores across Canada for achieving the highest standards in retailing, merchandising, staff performance, and overall quality ... Read More »

Preparing Your Store for an In-Store Pet

Bringing a pet into your store is a great conversation-starter for employees and customers. But before your four-legged friend becomes an in-store regular, make sure the animal, store and employees are prepared. Any retailer thinking of bringing a pet into ... Read More »

Central Network Retail Group Unveils New Store Format

Central Network Retail Group, LLC (CNRG) opened a new format store, Town & Country Farm & Hardware, in Natchez, Miss., on Wednesday. “This new format is something I’ve thought about for a long time,” CNRG Chairman Jimmy R. Smith said. ... Read More »

Website Update Gives Retailers a Place to Sell Used Store Equipment, Fixtures

Ace’s Hardware Stores for Sale website initiative launched a new phase that will facilitate the buying and selling of used store equipment and fixtures for all convenience hardware retailers, no matter their affiliation. Called Marketplace, the site now allows retailers ... Read More »

Interview with Nate Faris, President, Faris Tree Consulting, Indianapolis

Nate Faris has always loved the outdoors, but he started his professional work with trees through Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, an organization that works with neighborhoods and corporate sponsors to plant trees in community improvement projects, in 2005. Now as a ... Read More »

A Plan for Philanthropy

By Mandy Seiders, Manager, Cypress Ace Hardware and Feed Credit cards readers are down; cashier is late; and what’s that little Post-it note on your door say? Just that your lead sales associate quit without notice. As retailers, we’ve all ... Read More »

The Amazon Effect

This presentation looks at what makes Amazon so successful, how consumers’ attitudes about shopping online for home improvement products have changed and the effect these changing habits have on the home improvement industry. To view the full presentation, click here. Read More »