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A Party in the Parking Lot: What You Need to Know About Tailgating

In locations as diverse as Lambeau Field in Wisconsin and Texas A&M, NFL and collegiate tailgating has burgeoned in popularity. For the past years, $20 billion was a figure a majority of industry observers, such as the Tailgating Industry Association, …

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Create a Tailgate Display for Any Season

As summer approaches and your customers make plans to go on camping excursions, trips to the beach or spend hours watching their kids’ T-ball tournaments, now is the time to get all of your tailgating products in prominent view. If you set …

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Tailgate Selling Guide

Tailgating is a growing category across the country, and almost a sport itself. In Hardware Retailing‘s April 2015 issue of the magazine, editors spoke with retailers in college towns across the country to understand how they promote their tailgating products within the community. …

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Sports Fan to Store Fanatic: Five Ways to Sell the Tailgate and Barbecue Category

To download a PDF of this story, click here. To download the Tailgate Selling Guide, visit hardwareretailing.com/sell-tailgate.  At the beginning of the school year, students, faculty and community members in college towns across the country gear up for the return of classes and university sporting …

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Retailer Cleans Up with Detergent Sales


The staff at K&B True Value know what keeps their customers coming back: laundry detergent. For the past few years, staff at the Annapolis, Maryland, store have offered a laundry detergent filling station for their customers, giving them an easy …

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