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Getting Rid of Pesticides That May Kill Bees

Big box retailers and distributors serving independent businesses are moving away from selling chemicals that may harm honey bees–and McGuckin Hardware in Colorado is working to be a leader in the effort. The chemicals are called neonicotinoids, and are pesticides that kill ... Read More »

Winning Retail Strategies

Retail Strategies for the 21st Century: Competing with the Big Boxes is a research study that details strategies and tactics independent hardware retailers can implement to co-exist with big box home improvement centers. During the year-long project, nearly 350 hardware store owners and ... Read More »