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September 23, 2013

In This Issue:    Latest News,    Featured Products,    Management Tips

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Online Calculators Now Available

Did you know the “Retailer Tools” section of provides interactive calculators in addition to current industry research and webcasts? With calculators for price mark-up and mark-down, margin, time card, percentage, percentage change and feet and inches, makes performing day-to-day financial evaluations of your operation even easier.

See the full list of the financial calculators available at


Latest News
Featured Products

Treated Wood

is designed for use in residential and commercial environments. MicroPro® Sienna Treated Wood can be... More »

Ratcheting Multi-Bit Drivers

feature 3½-inch power groove bits for power tool compatibility and maximum job site versatility. The... More »

Propane Tank Gas Gauge

is a new device that allows users to determine exactly how much gas is in a propane tank before it ... More »

Management Tips

Spruce Up Selling Skills Ahead of Winter Retail Season

Just ahead of the winter retail rush is also a great time to spruce up your team’s project-based selling skills. Additionally, if you need to bolster your team for the season by hiring extra employees for the season, it’s important to start the hiring process as early as possible. A thorough training program for your entire sales team that includes customer service tactics, in-depth product information and tips on handling a large sales volume will get everyone ready and excited for the holiday rush.

Several employee training resources are available in the Retailer Tools section of and on

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Featured Manufacturers (As Seen in the September Issue of Hardware Retailing)

Allway Tools
HTH Pool Products
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