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Impulse Items

To download a PDF of this story, click here. To download the Impulse Selling Guide, visit hardwareretailing.com/sell-impulse.  What Sells & How Do You Sell It? Whether it’s the pharmacy or the office supply store down the road, retailers use strategic merchandising when stocking their shelves …

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Father’s Day Spending Includes Home Improvement

Over the next couple days, consumers will be heading out in search of the perfect gift for a special someone—Dad. If your business hasn’t planned ahead, it’s not too late to let your customers know you have everything he could …

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An Old Feel in a New Store

When customers walk into Palmer Lumber & Hardware in Palmer, Kansas, they’re stepping into a building that’s almost brand-new. But if they take a quick look around, they might notice a few old pieces in the store, such as the …

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Displaying Good Scents: Using Fragrance to Give Product Displays Extra Pop

By Roger Bensinger Imagine two product displays for flowerpots in the garden section of a hardware store. When you walk up to the first one, your nose fills with the unpleasant scent of vinyl garden hoses hanging a few feet …

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Collection Adds to Store’s Old-Time Feel

What started as a hobby has turned into a talking point at Bill Warren’s hardware store. Warren’s Village Hardware in Lewiston, New York, is home to a variety of old tools that include everything from a Civil War-era brace to …

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Wired for Retail: 11 In-Store Tech Trends from GlobalShop

To view a PDF version of this story, click here. To find links to videos showing how all of these technologies work visit to hardwareretailing.com/globalshop2015.  Technology has invaded nearly every aspect of consumers’ lives. Whether watching on-demand TV, browsing headlines on a …

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More to See from GlobalShop 2015

In Hardware Retailing‘s May issue, retailers were able to read about trends in technology found at this year’s GlobalShop show in Las Vegas that took place in March. Technology has become extremely important to consumers, whether it’s browsing headlines on …

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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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