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Help Exterior Spaces Shine With Outdoor Lighting Options

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Chad Husted, chusted@nrha.org Illuminating the Outdoors Remember 2008? Homeowners were reeling from the Great Recession, and retailers were trying to figure out how they could make the most of a shrinking building ... Read More »

Use Endcaps for Summertime Promotions

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Attract customers’ attention and capture a few extra dollars by putting your endcaps to good use this summer. Good merchandising strategy means regularly rotating the products you feature on endcaps. While you’re at it, consider using that space to highlight ... Read More »

Displays Show off the Many Connections in Plumbing, Electrical

Who wouldn’t want X-ray vision? Beyond the Superman comparisons, home repairs and installations would be a snap. Imagine being able to see the inner workings commonly hidden behind drywall or brick throughout a home, showing the links between your electrical ... Read More »

Hardware Props Entertain Customers at Kendall’s Ace Hardware

Kendall and Alexandra Crosby, owners of Kendall’s Ace Hardware in St. Paul, Minnesota, view their hardware store a little like a movie set. They want to engage their customers, but they also want to entertain them. “We’ve gotten a lot ... Read More »

Why Merchandising Matters

Maintaining your store’s merchandising is hard work. It requires constant attention to detail and usually a little creativity. From time to time in the pages of Hardware Retailing, we offer some of the best practices and tips for improving your ... Read More »

8 Ways You Can Build World-Class Merchandising

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Jesse Carleton, jcarleton@nrha.org Showtime for Endcaps Imagine for a moment that each of the various types of merchandising around your store have their own personalities. The regular runs of ... Read More »

Do it Best Corp. Expands Open Buying Days

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Do it Best Corp. is hosting two Open Buying Days in 2018 to continue enhancing the selection of potential products it offers to its member-owners from domestic and international vendors, the company announced Jan. 29. Open Buying Days will be ... Read More »

6 Questions to Ask About Your Merchandising

While we’ve all learned the best practices of merchandising at one time or another, it’s likely we let some of it slide when business gets busy. The start of a new year is a good time to reestablish those good ... Read More »