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Trio Hardware Grows Its Footprint, Deepens Its Roots

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Planted in Plainview Small business owners often hear from customers how important their businesses are to the community, but it’s not quite as common that they see those comments in action. Todd and Ritsa Kirschner, owners of Trio Hardware in ... Read More »

Growth Is the Result of Ambridge Do it Best Home Center’s Social Experiment

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As far as independent home improvement operations go, Ambridge Do it Best Home Center in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, may be considered young, but that hasn’t stopped the operation from growing through a challenging economy in a small town. One of the ... Read More »

Newby’s Ace Hardware Hosts Prom Dress Drive

Teenagers hoping to find the perfect prom dress or suit had a unique opportunity to shop for their attire at a discount, thanks to Newby’s Ace Hardware in Devils Lake, North Dakota. Newby’s employee Jacqui Dammen says she was inspired ... Read More »

Papenhausen Hardware Operating Popup Store After Fire

In January 2018, a fire destroyed Papenhausen Hardware in San Francisco. This fire was the second in 20 years that the business had experienced, and the owners had taken precautions to ensure employees and the operation were protected. “We have ... Read More »

Follow These 5 Instagram Accounts for Retail Inspiration

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At any given moment, there are at least half a dozen social media platforms out there. Adding yet another account and figuring out what to post and how to grow your follower account can seem daunting. When it comes to ... Read More »

5 Reasons to Join a Main Street Organization in Your Community

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Bill Brunelle, Independent We Stand Building a Better Future Just like any good foundation, the community is strongest when all its pieces work together. Around town, small businesses often come together ... Read More »

Retailer Hops on Train to Help Museum, Community

The community of Granby, Colorado, looks forward to the Christmas model train exhibit set up by the Grand County Railroad Club. Recently, the club secured land that will allow it to keep the display up all year, will feature a ... Read More »

Runnings Refocuses Ladies Night

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and for customers who shop for their home, farm and outdoor needs at any of 41 Runnings locations in seven states, the annual Ladies Night is linked with a special cause. The event ... Read More »