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How Project Knowledge Leads to Power Tool Sales

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There are two common reasons a DIYer will come to you for a power tool: They are replacing one that is outdated or broken or they’re taking on a project that requires a new tool. According to data from the …

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Exploring Accessories for Hand and Power Tools

Getting the most out of a purchase isn’t just a shopping strategy for consumers. Manufacturers are eager to offer accessories that can extend the applications of their products and boost sales while retailers are always looking to increase transaction sizes …

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What Pro Customers Look for in a Tool Supplier

  Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Chad Husted, chusted@nrha.org Feel the Power Contractors and professional tradespeople are often in a hurry. Theirs is a business where time very much equals money, and downtime due to …

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5 Ways to Promote and Market Outdoor Power Equipment

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Revved Up As winter melts away and spring kicks into gear, consumers eagerly dust the cobwebs off their outdoor power equipment. Before they can begin reviving their …

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Howard Brothers Annual OPE Event Attracts Pros

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Howard Brothers Outdoor Power and Hardware, a chain of hardware stores and outdoor power equipment stores in Atlanta and North Georgia, has earned its reputation over the years as the go-to source among professional landscapers. In the late 1980s, the …

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10 Tips From Power Tool Masters

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  Boost Sales In This Popular Category Travis Andrews at Strasser True Value Hardware has a take-no-prisoners approach to selling in his power tool category. His tool department spans nearly one-quarter of his 40,000-square-foot store. This past April, sales in the category …

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Three Power Tool Trends You Should Know

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To view a PDF of this story, click here. To see more photos from Acme Tools, click here. By Jesse Carleton, jcarleton@nrha.org Tool Tech Did you ever think you’d sell a cordless table saw? What about a power drill with an app …

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Acme Tools Store Tour

George Kuhlman founded Acme Tools in 1948 as a small electric motor repair shop in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Since then, it has grown to 10 locations in Iowa, Minnesota and North Dakota. Acme Tools is also a leading authorized …

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