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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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Contest Creates Talking Point on Store’s Facebook Page

When the staff at Purcell Ace Hardware hosted a Duck Tape corsage contest for area schools, they were able to use the store’s social media page to the fullest, engage younger customers and work with the community. “We were looking …

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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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Social Media Tips To Increase Your Sales

Whether you like it or not, businesses like yours are often the topic of social media conversations. On Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and elsewhere on the web, consumers are publicly spilling their opinions and preferences for stores, products and services with family, friends and strangers. …

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Businesses of All Sizes Help Make Ladies’ Night a Success

When Linda Johnson, owner of Village True Value Hardware in Western Springs, Illinois, held the store’s second ladies’ night last August, she turned to both local businesses and national vendors for help with seminars and product giveaways. “Being in the …

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Mason Jar Projects

Have you or your employees ever been approached by a customer who is ready to tackle a project they discovered on Pinterest? Whether they hand over their smartphone or not, your DIY-savvy customers are browsing the Web frequently in search of …

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True Value Helps Paint the Chicago River Green

As crowds gather Saturday morning to watch the Chicago River turn green during the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, a 40-foot True Value paint stick will give the water a stir. The paint stick will be embossed with the line, “The Value …

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