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Amanda Bell

Amanda Bell was an assistant editor of Hardware Retailing and NRHA. Amanda regularly visited with home improvement retailers across the country and attended industry events and seminars. She earned a degree in magazine journalism from Ball State University and has received honors for her work for Hardware Retailing from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

Retail Sales Increased 2.5 Percent 
in October

October retail sales, excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants, increased 2.5 percent seasonally adjusted over September, according to the National Retail Federation. “Consumer spending is growing as we head into the holiday shopping season, and the timing couldn’t be better,” …

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Five Things to Look For When Checking for Bad Bills

With the holiday rush approaching and a new $100 bill in circulation, it’s imperative for retailers to support their sales associates with tools to identify phony bills before hundreds of dollars of merchandise walks out their doors for free. Use …

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Cordless Power Tool Set

The PORTER-CABLE 20V MAX* Linked System includes the Reciprocating Tiger Saw®, 6-1/2 inch Circular Saw, Oscillating Tool, Cut-off Tool/Grinder, Jigsaw, and Pivoting Flashlight. It maximizes a lithium ion battery platform that provides the performance, ergonomic design, and features needed to complete …

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Podium Stepladder

The new Podium ladder is designed to provide a 360-degree range of working motion to safely and comfortably access the project at hand. The Podium ladder offers a larger standing surface without interference from the ladder top and provides six times greater working …

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Home Depot Reports Third-Quarter Growth

Home Depot today reported sales of $19.5 billion for the third quarter, a 7.4 percent increase from the third quarter last year. Comparable-store sales for the quarter of were up 7.4 percent and comp sales for U.S. stores were up …

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