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HDW Reports Record Opening-Day Attendance at Market

Hardware Distribution Warehouses, Inc. (HDW) CEO and president Kenneth R. Beauvais reported record opening-day attendance at the distributor’s spring market. HDW hosted the show Jan. 29-31 at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. The market’s attendance was boosted this year with …

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5 Trends to Look for at the International Hardware Fair

International Hardware Fair

The International Hardware Fair in Cologne, Germany, is coming up quickly. At the EISENWARENMESSE International Hardware Fair, which is March 6-8, more than 2,700 suppliers from 50 countries will showcase their hardware and DIY products. As the leading European event, …

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Trends Seen at Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) welcomed builders, designers and more to its annual event, the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) as part of Design and Construction Week (DCW), held January 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event highlighted …

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International Builders’ Show Features Technology

International Builders' Show

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) welcomed guests from around the world to the annual International Builders’ Show (IBS) during Design & Construction Week, held January 19-21 in Las Vegas. Those in attendance had the chance to walk through exhibitor booths …

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Host Events for Professionals

Your store may host events already, but are any of them catered to your professional plumbing customers? A-1 Irrigation Do it Best Hardware in Valley Center, California hosts a customer appreciation day once a year for their plumbing customers along …

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Retailer’s Methods for Going to Markets

To get a better understanding of what retailers do at buying markets and what some of the best practices are, Hardware Retailing magazine looked at what three retailers do before, during and after buying markets in its February issue. In addition to …

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How Do You Go to Market?

To view a PDF of this story, click here and read a Q&A from another retailer who has different strategies for going to markets.  By: Liz Lichtenberger llichtenberger@nrha.org , Jesse Carleton jcarleton@nrha.org and Sara Logel slogel@nrha.org. If you’re like the typical home …

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Retailers Get to Know World and Main at Market

World and Main

Retailers who were accustomed to attending the Handy Hardware buying shows in Texas got a formal introduction to the company’s new identity this week. Handy Hardware, which was a regional distributor until recently, has been renamed World and Main Houston, becoming part …

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