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6 Ways to Flourish in the Fastener Category

Fasteners

Investing in categories that are consistent traffic-drivers, like fasteners, can lead to more satisfied and loyal customers and increased sales. Offering a specialized selection of products and providing purchasing flexibility plus high-quality customer service are some of the strategies that …

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Going Green With Rags

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First Insight and Wharton Baker Retailing Center found that consumers are willing to pay for more sustainable goods, surprising many retail executives. The report revealed that a knowledge gap exists between what consumers actually want and what retailers presume they …

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No More Tangled Cords

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Managing cables around the house can seem overwhelming, especially with more and more smart devices coming out and needing an outlet to plug into. Using various products can help keep your cables organized together and away from small children and …

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PPG Reports 4th Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Financial Results

PPG reported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2022 and the full-year 2022. Net sales were down slightly from Q4 2021, posted at $4,185,000 for Q4 2022. Net income was also down 11% from $267,000,000 in 2021 to $238,000,000 …

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Minwax Announces Aged Barrel as 2023 Color of the Year

Minwax 2023

Minwax® brand revealed its 2023 Color of the Year: Aged Barrel. Neutral, warm and dependable, Aged Barrel celebrates wood’s imperfections to help DIYers—both new and experienced—bring touches of their unique personal styles to any room. “As new routines push us …

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Diamond Vogel Announces 2023 Feature Colors and More

Diamond Vogel releases their 2023 Color Trend Report with the announcement of four feature colors that highlight inspiring color and design trends for the coming year. Each color expresses important architectural and lifestyle influences, providing key inspiration for today’s home. …

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Soak it Up: Selling Sponges

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Sponges are often overlooked by retailers and customers, yet these products are crucial to the success of projects both DIYers and contractors are tackling. Discover sponge products and best practices to add to your operation to capitalize on this revenue …

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Sharing Stories on the Walls

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Wallpaper has come back in vogue the last couple of years, but today’s wallpapers are a far cry from the wallpapers and borders of the 80s and 90s. From florals to bold geometric patterns to plenty of color, wallpaper has …

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