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Strong Community Partnerships Key for Retailers

Click the picture above to download a PDF of the story. Challenges are always best faced with a caring group of supporters at your back. For retailers, supporters could include employees, friends and family. But retailers who work to become ... Read More »

What to Look For in a Community Partnership

Partnerships between community organizations and retail businesses can propel good causes that benefit nearby citizens and link communities together in even stronger bonds. However, they don’t come without risk. Retailers should always be evaluating potential partners for events, fundraisers, business ... Read More »

A Closer Look at Target’s Remodeling Plans

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As Target continues its plan to remodel roughly 1,000 stores nationwide, senior vice president of sales Joe Contrucci and vice president of store design Joe Perdew shed light on the specific changes shoppers will see at their local Target stores. ... Read More »

Community Helps Store Move to New Location

Todd Kirschner is proud of how Trio Hardware has bought into the community near Plainview, New York. The store has built a strong following in the community through its support of local organizations. That following made an appearance when dozens ... Read More »

Cat, Flynn, Makes Himself at Home in Store

To help connect with customers and contain mice in the store, the owners of Kelly’s True Value Hardware in Newburyport, Massachusetts, adopted a feline employee. The cat came to the store with the name JackKnife, but they changed his name ... Read More »

Guessing Game Engages Customers in Massachusetts

Staff members at O’Connor True Value Hardware in Billerica, Massachusetts, were looking for a new way to engage with customers through Facebook when another local business, a butcher, got a big boost to its social media engagement with a contest. ... Read More »

Home Depot to Overhaul Supply Chain

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Over the next five years, Home Depot will spend $1.2 billion to deliver products faster as customers’ expectations for delivery speeds shift, The Wall Street Journal reports. As part of its plan to reach 90 percent of the U.S. population ... Read More »

Quilters Show Gratitude for Veterans

In the weeks leading up to Memorial Day, Mark Shook got his customers thinking about how they could give back to veterans. Shook, manager at Waters True Value in Emporia, Kansas, joined forces with two other businesses in town to ... Read More »