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After-Christmas Shoppers Offer More Potential Sales

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The year 2018 has been strong for holiday shopping, but the spending hasn’t ended yet, even though Christmas is over, according to the National Retail Federation. In fact, 68 percent of holiday shoppers planned to keep shopping during the week ... Read More »

Walmart Adds Mobile Checkout for Holiday Shopping

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Walmart is adding mobile checkout options to its Supercenter locations ahead of the busy holiday shopping season, the big-box retailer confirms in a recent press release. The program, called Check Out With Me, rolls out to all Supercenter locations on ... Read More »

Download a Free Holiday Marketing Toolkit

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The busy holiday shopping season is a great time to remind your customers that shopping local makes a positive difference in your community. The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and Independent We Stand offer a free marketing toolkit for you to ... Read More »

A Brief History of Black Friday

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org Do you know Black Friday’s backstory? The shopping holiday’s name has been connected to retailing only in recent history, when the days after Thanksgiving became some of ... Read More »

Reasons #GivingTuesday Matters to Your Business

As you plan your holiday marketing campaigns and think through ways to increase foot traffic to your stores, don’t underestimate the value of generosity. The Definition of #GivingTuesday For the past four years, businesses, organizations and individual people have used the Tuesday ... Read More »

Deck Your Aisles This Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us yet again, and consumers are ready to shop till they drop, even more so than last year. On average, consumers celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa will spend more than $800 on food, gifts, decorations ... Read More »