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Products and Connections to Help You Serve Local Beekeepers

Rand Hardware

Last spring, many people rediscovered the fun and sense of accomplishment that growing a home garden can provide. The impact of those hobby gardeners was significant. A September 2020 market forecast report from IHS Markit/Home Improvement Research Institute showed significant …

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Review 2020’s Most Active Home Improvement Product Categories

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The 2020 Retail Selector Study from market research firms The Farnsworth Group and the Home Improvement Research Institute is a thorough overview of the current home improvement marketplace, packed with more than 300 pages on what’s motivating shoppers, where they’re …

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Home Gardens Are Sprouting New Sales Opportunities

Home Garden

For many home improvement shoppers, stay-at-home orders amid the pandemic have offered the perfect opportunity to start or revive a home garden. With more people spending time outdoors and seeking to limit their trips to the grocery store, home gardening …

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spoga+gafa 2020: Green, Trendy and Sustainable

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Once again presenting all facets of the garden theme, spoga+gafa returns to Cologne, Germany from September 6-8, 2020. Over three days, around 2,200 exhibitors from 60 countries will present their innovations and new products to the trade audience. “The fact …

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Step into the Wild

Natural Landscaping

While most homeowners strive for pristine, golf course-like yards, there is a push to create more natural and wildlife-friendly landscapes in order to conserve natural resources and to encourage endangered or threatened wildlife, such as bees, butterflies and other native …

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spoga+gafa 2020 to Highlight Sustainable Garden Trends

spoga+gafa

Buyers, importers, international sourcing agents and the top players of the global garden and outdoor living industry come together at spoga+gafa in Cologne, Germany, every year. See the trends that come from the world’s largest lawn and garden trade fair, …

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DIY Landscaping Projects Take Root

DIY landscaping

The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) recently collected data regarding what motivates home improvement customers to tackle gardening and landscaping projects. Their data can help you strategize your inventory to best meet these customers’ needs before spring weather returns to …

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4 Spaces to Explore at spoga+gafa 2019

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This year’s leading international lawn and garden event is right around the corner. spoga+gafa 2019 takes place Sept. 1-3 in Cologne, Germany, and there will be nearly limitless opportunities to learn more about lawn and garden and exciting new products …

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