An unsung hero in the electrical category, lightbulbs are a necessity in any household. When merchandised well with a good selection of products, this category can be a lucrative part of your electrical department.
At Alper’s True Value Hardware in Port Washington, New York, lightbulbs are a strong seller in the electrical department, accounting for 26% of sales in that category and occupying 27 linear feet in the 5,000-square-foot store. Co-owner Adam Novick says the lightbulb selection fits well into what his DIY customers want. Read on for best practices from Novick to light your way in this category.
47% of U.S. households used LEDs for most or all of their indoor lighting in 2020.
Source: Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS)
Enlightened on Bulbs
Download the NHPA Lightbulb Buying Guide to educate your employees and customers on selling lightbulbs here.