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Retailers Say Organized Retail Crime Rates Continue to Rise

The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) ninth annual Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Survey found 93.5 percent of retailers say they have been victims of organized retail crime in the past year, down slightly from 96.0 percent in 2012. For the past three years, ... Read More »

Littlejohn & Co. Completes Acquisition of Handy Hardware

Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Conn., has completed the acquisition and recapitalization of Handy Hardware. Handy Hardware emerged from Chapter 11 after the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Del. approved the transaction in July. ... Read More »

Court Rules in Retailers’ Favor on Debit Swipe Fee Reform

A federal judge threw out a Federal Reserve rule on fees banks can charge merchants when they swipe customers’ debit cards, saying the Fed didn’t do enough to limit the charges. The ruling won’t have an immediate effect on debit ... Read More »

Unemployment Rate Down to 7.4%

Both the number of unemployed, at 11.5 million, and the unemployment rate, at 7.4 percent, were down in July. These measures were down by 1.2 million and 0.8 percentage point over the year, respectively, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ... Read More »

“Our Ads Reach the Hardware Store Owner”

To watch the video, click here. A testimonial by a manufacturer who advertises in Hardware Retailing magazine. Read More »

“Hardware Retailing Came Up on Top”


To watch the video, click here. A testimonial from advertisers in the industry.   Read More »

“Gives Our Customers a Level of Trust”

to watch the video, click here. A testimonial about advertising in Hardware Retailing magazine. Read More »

“We Get a Lot of Data Back”

To watch the video, click here. A testimonial from a manufacturer who advertises in Hardware Retailing magazine. Read More »