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Provide a Permanent Boost to Business With Rental

Click here to download the PDF of the story. In a perfect world, everyone would live by a common rule: Sharing is, in fact, caring. In previous generations, communities would band together on projects and share materials, skills and equipment ... Read More »

6 Tips for Spring Merchandising

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As spring shopping starts to heat up, make sure you’re taking full advantage of the season with an effective merchandising strategy. While having the correct mix of products in the store is important, you still could miss sales if those ... Read More »

Walmart, Other Big Boxes Find Holiday Sales Drivers

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With the holiday sales season underway, big-box retailers are experimenting with new ways to attract customers to their brick-and-mortar locations to drive sales and deliver memorable holiday shopping experiences. Walmart is planning to hold thousands of parties this holiday season ... Read More »

2017 Holiday Sales Forecast: Online Shopping Up, Overall Sales to Climb

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Retailers across the country are gearing up for a busy holiday sales season, with sales projected to be 3.6 to 4 percent higher than last year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports. That increased spending can add up for independent ... Read More »

Holiday Shopping Is Better When It’s Local

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Spread the shop local message all holiday season long with a free downloadable resources from the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA). The 2017 Home Sweet Home Pros’ Edition from NRHA and Independent We Stand is a study that proves ... Read More »

Beyond Grass: Other Options for Lawns

Lawn design and home ownership have changed over the last few decades, altering how we think about the classic front yard and fenced in back patios of previous days. Not every home now needs a full yard of neatly cut ... Read More »

Is Your Store Ready For Spring?

Spring has sprung in many parts of the country–and where it hasn’t, it will soon. The weather is getting warmer and your customers are ready to do some spring cleaning and tackle the outdoor projects they’ve been thinking about over ... Read More »

Last-Minute Shoppers Boost Holiday Sales

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Last-minute shoppers gave holiday sales a boost, possibly improving sales overall for the shopping season, according to Reuters. On trend with a good selling season, Amazon reports very strong holiday sales, with customers using Amazon Prime more than than in any other year. Amazon Prime is a paid subscription ... Read More »