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Made in America a Key Trend at Reliable Distributors Management and Marketing Conference

Reliable Distributors kicked off its 2014 Management and Marketing Conference Thursday in Orlando, Fla., with its annual Member Meeting, where Greg Phillips, President of Harvest Supply, was introduced as Reliable Distributor’s newest member. During the meeting, members were introduced to …

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Eight Young Home Improvement Retailers Named Young Retailer of the Year for 2014

Eight home improvement retailers were recently named “Young Retailer of the Year” for 2014 by the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA). The national recognition program, now in its 18th year, identifies and promotes the next generation of aspiring independent …

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Retailers, Vendors Report Increased Purchasing at Blish-Mize Spring Buying Market

At its biannual buying market, Atchison-Kan.-based distributor Blish-Mize rolled out new ways to streamline the purchasing process for retailers, many of whom reported increased buying due to the improving housing market nationwide. To assist its customers to stay on top of …

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Latest Retail Tech Trends on Display at GlobalShop Retail Conference

The future of the digital retail shopping experience and how retailers can better connect with customers on a more personal level were key topics presented this week in Las Vegas at GlobalShop, an annual trade show and conference dedicated to …

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Good Health, Home Organization Key Trends at International Home + Housewares Show

With the rebound of the economy, American consumers are looking to improve their lives and homes with a focus on healthy eating, home organization and home remodeling. These trends were front and center at the 2014 International Home and Housewares …

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Retailers Explore German Home Improvement Stores

Retailers representing countries including Sweden, Australia, the U.S. and more added store tours to their agendas for the International Hardware Fair today, the last day of the show. In hopes of seeing the trends and products they were seeing on …

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The Dawn of a New Day for Independents

Messages emerging from the International Hardware Fair in Cologne, Germany, today shed light on potential changes occurring in the retail environment that could prove positive for independent home improvement retailers across the world. John Herbert, general secretary of the European …

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International Hardware Show: ‘A Different Kind of Event’

Attendance momentum continued to grow as the International Hardware Fair began its second day this morning in Cologne, Germany (with an estimated 55,000 people scheduled to attend). The theme of the day was clear to all who came—innovation. From the …

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