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Two Ways to Take In-Store Price Comparisons to the Shelf

To compete against each other and online retailers, the big boxes are taking their price comparisons straight to the shelves with in-store signage and advertising. Independent retailers can also use this tactic. Here are two ways how: Look for opportunities ... Read More »

Customers: Love ‘Em or You’ll Lose ‘Em

By Michael Bergdahl, author and business consultant Isn’t it ironic that it takes years to build a great customer relationship, but only moments to tear one apart? Below are several of the most common customer service mistakes companies make. The ... Read More »

Three Tailgate Tips for Your Store

A good way to generate sales in the tailgating category is to tap into sports fans’ love of competition. There are a variety of different competitions you can host at your store: Ask customers to submit their favorite tailgating recipe ... Read More »

Preparing Your Store for an In-Store Pet

Bringing a pet into your store is a great conversation-starter for employees and customers. But before your four-legged friend becomes an in-store regular, make sure the animal, store and employees are prepared. Any retailer thinking of bringing a pet into ... Read More »

Central Network Retail Group Unveils New Store Format

Central Network Retail Group, LLC (CNRG) opened a new format store, Town & Country Farm & Hardware, in Natchez, Miss., on Wednesday. “This new format is something I’ve thought about for a long time,” CNRG Chairman Jimmy R. Smith said. ... Read More »

Your Guide to Unique Niches

To watch the full video, click here. Whether it’s groceries and skin care or bridal gifts and sporting goods, more home improvement retailers are diversifying their assortments through non-traditional home improvement niches. This highly visual webcast will explore unique categories ... Read More »

Differentation through Assortment Planning

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To watch the full video, click here. As the race for customer service gets harder, independent retailers must think of creative ways to differentiate their stores. In this month’s vlog, Managing Editor Jaime Koch walks you through her top five ... Read More »

The Next Level of Housewares

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To watch the full video, click here. Woodstock Do it Best Hardware store owner dedicates nearly 800 square feet of floor space to the housewares category, including Diane’s Kitchen, a cookware shop on the store’s second floor. Read More »