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4 Best Practices When Adding a New Product Category

New Product Category

Adding a new product category to your operation can be a formidable undertaking. Follow these best practices to successfully bring a new category to your store. Choose a category that compliments your hardline offerings and appeals to your customer base. …

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Seashore Ace Shines With Outdoor Living Options

Seashore Ace

With a 7,000-square-foot showroom dedicated to outdoor living products, Seashore Ace Home & Outdoor Living is the go-to store for outdoor furniture, accessories, grills and more on the Jersey Shore. Located in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, Seashore Ace services customers …

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Capturing Customers’ Attention With Colorful Merchandising

colorful merchandising

At Stoney’s Home Hardware in Port Dover, Ontario, owner Becky Cable turned to colorful merchandising to promote BeautiTone’s 2021 Color of the Year, Dancing in the Rain. Employee Heather Allan puts together most of the wall and window displays in …

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3 DIY Projects to Get Organized 

DIY projects

January is the perfect time for a fresh start and the perfect opportunity to get your home and life organized. Our newest department, Project Point, shared the steps for creating a mason jar organizer and here, we share additional DIY …

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The Products Customers Need to Stay Organized

Shirts organized in baskets

A recent survey from YouGov, conducted on behalf of productivity app creator Evernote, found that 41 percent of New Year’s resolutions involve getting more organized or being more productive. Whether they make it a resolution or not, many homeowners are …

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9 Smart Display Trends for 2022

smart display

Swift advances in technology combined with the pandemic have permanently changed how consumers shop. During the pandemic, the instances of customers using amenities like buy online, pick-up in store (BIPOS) and curbside pickup boomed and in-store features like smart displays …

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Consumers Want to Shop Locally This Holiday Shopping Season

holiday shopping season

As we head into the holiday shopping season, Vericast, a marketing solutions company, found that consumers want to shop early and shop local. Because of anticipated shipping delays, 55 percent of respondents said they will shop in person instead of …

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2021 Retailers’ Choice Awards Recognize Top-Quality Products

Retailers' Choice 2021

The North American Hardware and Paint Association hosted the 2021 Retailers’ Choice Awards as part of the National Hardware Show and NHPA All-Industry Conference. The Retailers’ Choice Awards, which started in 1966, recognize innovation in manufacturing and a commitment to …

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