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Let Creative Merchandising Enhance Outdoor Furniture

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Elevating your outdoor furniture department can be an investment that boosts sales and caters to shoppers’ increasing desire to maximize their outdoor spaces. According to the Home Improvement Research Institute, outdoor living sales rose steadily in the last decade, with …

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Tips to Elevate Your Outdoor Furniture Merchandising

outdoor furniture merchandising

Outdoor merchandising is one home improvement category that can truly be enhanced when your team is committed to enhancing your merchandising. Read how two retailers are perfecting their outdoor furniture category in the February 2020 issue of Hardware Retailing. Browse …

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How Culture Motivates Staff to Work Better, Smarter and Happier

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Every workplace has its own unique culture: the shared values and actions that guide each business and influence how customers and the outside world view it. When employers honestly assess their workplace culture, take steps to address long-standing issues and …

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True Value CEO Discusses Benefits of Strategic Investment

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The chief executive at True Value recently shared thoughts on how changes to the company have impacted the retailers it serves. In March 2018, True Value struck a deal with ACON Investments, effectively transitioning the company from its long-standing co-op …

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Oceanside Ace Hardware Exists to Give

Oceanside Ace Hardware

Michelle Pike’s plan when she opened Oceanside Ace Hardware in 2016 was to create a community asset. She had worked in the biotech industry for years and wanted to start a business, but the type of new business was secondary …

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California Retailers React to New Proposition 65 Rules

Proposition 65

Retailers across California have been working hard to keep their businesses on the right side of the law. On Aug. 30, new regulations concerning California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, better known as Proposition 65, went into effect. …

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Orchard Supply Hardware to Close Nationwide

Orchard Supply Hardware

Orchard Supply Hardware, a hardware and garden chain with 99 locations in California, Oregon and Florida, will close nationwide by the end of fiscal year 2018, parent company Lowe’s confirms in its second-quarter 2018 financial results. In the earnings report, …

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