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Experts Discuss How Retailers Can Sell the Childproofing Category

Childproofing Category

To view a PDF of this story, click here. To see a list of resources from childproofing experts, click here. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Bringing Home Baby When couples are expecting a baby in Dubuque, Iowa, they know they can find everything …

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Time to Remind Consumers about Fireplace Safety

As fall weather starts to roll in, it won’t be long until fireplaces and stoves will get heavy use in many parts of the country. A warm fireplace can add ambiance to a room, but it can also add a …

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How to Score Big in the Hunting Category

Hunting

To view a PDF of this story, click here. Are you looking for a consumer’s insights into the hunting category? Then read this in-depth Q&A with Bob Cutter, an avid hunter and NRHA’s vice president of sales, by clicking here. By Renee Changnon, …

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A Hunter’s Tips for Success in Sporting Goods

hunters

Deer-hunting season is an anticipated event for both new and avid hunters. In the October issue of Hardware Retailing magazine, editors spoke with three different retailers who have experience selling the hunting goods category. To learn more about what these …

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Halloween Spending Up This Year

This should be a banner year for consumer spending on Halloween, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF). The survey predicts total spending will reach $8.4 billion, an all-time high in the survey’s 11-year history. That should …

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Why Smart Home Technology Needs a Place in Your Store

Smart Home Technology

To view a PDF of this story, click here. By Jesse Carleton, jcarleton@nrha.org Be an Early Adopter Meet David and Liz. They just purchased a new home. They also just purchased a new smart thermostat for that home, which means they …

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Promotions Driving More Back to School Sales

school

While it seems summer only just began, the start of school is less than a month away for many children. According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) latest Back-to-School Spending Survey, conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, it’s not too …

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Focus On Garage Storage

Garage Storage

Homeowners’ garages have become more than just a place to store vehicles. With the spring selling season just around the corner, it’s a great time to remind your customers that, in addition to overhauling their homes, the garage could use …

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