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Retailer Uses Past to Attract New Business at Stanton Daily Grind

Stanton Daily Grind

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Brewing New Ideas Walking into Hepler’s Hardware, located in New Stanton, Pennsylvania, you’re bound to see customers browsing the store with a cup of coffee in hand. Owner Rob …

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Working in the Family Business Is a Rite of Passage at Dyson Building Center

Dyson Building Center

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Hardware Heritage For the Dyson family, Dyson Building Center in Great Mills, Maryland, is more than a place of work—it’s a home full of memories. The operation began in …

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New Jersey Retailer Opens Mini-UPS Store in Home Center

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Printing, copying and shipping weren’t services Colmar Home Center offered a year ago, but that’s changed. Owner Michael Collins’ customers told him they had a need, and he realized a small store inside of his existing business could solve the …

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How to Use Instagram to Engage and Sell

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Using Instagram to Engage and Sell For many small business owners, finding ways to reach new customers and keep loyal clientele engaged can be constant challenges. Print and digital advertising …

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Creating a Space to Let Children Play

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Mills County General Store and Ace Hardware is a mainstay in Goldthwaite, Texas, a town of about 1,800 people in the center of the state. Austin is the closest big city, just more than 100 miles south. Because it’s remote, …

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Check Out Some of the Oldest Stores in America

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Even before the signing of the Declaration of Independence, retail began establishing its roots in the U.S. Impressively, some of those early businesses are still in operation, having survived by evolving for more than two centuries. The July issue of Hardware …

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2018 Young Retailer of the Year: Diana Newton

Diana Newton

Diana Newton Vice President Bay Hardware Seal Beach, California Multiple-Store Operation “I really love what I do. I love that no two days are ever the same. Every day I wake up and feel like I have a purpose, a …

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2018 Young Retailer of the Year: Nate Ludwig

 Nate Ludwig General Manager Dazey’s Building Center Garberville, California Multiple-Store Operation We’re not just here to make money, we’re giving back to our community. It’s who we are; that’s just part of our makeup. We look forward to continuing this …

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