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Brinkmann’s True Value Hardware Donates to 32 Bronx Fire Stations

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For more than four decades, Brinkmann’s True Value Hardware has adapted to serve their Long Island, New York, community. As COVID-19 pushes every retailer to consider new ways to serve, co-owner Ben Brinkmann recently made a much-appreciated donation to his …

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10 Ways to Be a Shop-Local Superhero

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In a retail world dominated by big boxes and online shopping, it’s important to remind customers that local shops still exist and brick-and-mortar stores have a vital place in this world. The shop-local movement shows the positive impact that buying …

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10 Retail Lessons From Great Recipes for Your Business

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On the surface, you might not think great recipes can teach you much about how to run your independent home improvement business. In fact, your family’s cherished recipes provide fantastic insights into the finer points of retail excellence. Review these …

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spoga+gafa 2019: All About Urban Gardens

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Hardware Retailing is gearing up for spoga+gafa 2019, which kicks off Sept. 1-3 in Cologne, Germany. Editor Melanie Moul will be on-site, so be sure to follow Hardware Retailing on Facebook and the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) on …

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Marcon Building Supply Halloween Event Unites Community

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In Markleysburg, Pennsylvania, local businesses came together to put a spell on shoppers just in time for Halloween. On Oct. 20, Marcon Building Supply hosted its first Halloween-themed event to bring customers of all ages through its doors, meet the …

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Speller’s True Value Invests in the Community

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Click the image above to view a full PDF. Casting the Right Spell Since the 1960s, the east side of Waterloo, Iowa, hasn’t seen very much economic activity other than restaurants and convenience stores. Allen Speller and his father, Wendell, …

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