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4 Equipment Dealer Organizations Agree to Merge as NAEDA

NAEDA

In a move that has been several years in the making, four farm, industrial and power equipment associations have voted to merge into one organization. The four merging associations include the Western Equipment Dealers Association, the Midwest-SouthEastern Equipment Dealers Association, …

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DIY Pet Projects to Share With Your Pet-Loving Customers

DIY pet projects

It’s no secret that humans love their furry companions. According to the 2021-2022 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), 70 percent of U.S. households, or about 90.5 million families, own a pet. And for …

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Sebastopol Hardware Offers Pet Services

pet services

Known for its extensive pet department, Sebastopol Hardware in Sebastopol, California, doesn’t just sell pet products, but also offers pet services. Sebastopol Hardware has also partnered with Waggin Smiles, a local mobile teeth cleaning service for dogs and cats.  Waggin …

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Tips for Successfully Stocking Pet Products

Category Spotlight Pets

From puppies to parakeets, cats to chameleons, gerbils to goldfish, we love our pets. A look at anyone’s social media feed proves how devoted we are to our animal companions, but the numbers speak loudly as well. the American Pet …

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Ways to Reach Your Pet-Loving Customers

pet-loving customers

In the June 2021 issue of Hardware Retailing, retailers learned best practices for adding pet products to their stores. To complement that content, we’ve put together several online stories with tips on welcoming pets into your stores, offering pet-related services …

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3 Reasons to Welcome Pets Into Your Store

Pets in store

Going beyond stocking its shelves with pet products, Strosniders Hardware has welcomed furry friends into its stores. Strosniders, which has three locations in Maryland, has allowed customers to bring pets into its locations for about 15 years, a policy that …

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Pet Supplies Category Sees Sales Spike Amid COVID-19

Woman with Pet

As cities and states across the U.S. issued shelter-in-place orders for residents, one retail bright spot is the uptick in purchases made for pets, according to new data from the National Retail Federation (NRF). As consumers stocked up on essentials …

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Still Trending: Backyard Chickens

Backyard Chickens

Are backyard chickens still on trend? The short answer is, yes. According to a 2013 U.S. Department of Agriculture survey, over 13 million U.S. households (spread evenly in urban, suburban and rural locations) planned to have backyard chickens by 2018. …

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