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Shur-Line, Bulldog and World and Main Unite as H2 Brands Group

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Home improvement product brands Shur-Line, Bulldog and World and Main have announced they will now be known under a singular identity: H2 Brands Group. The company says H2 Brands Group will provide customers with a global network of resources and …

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Lowe’s Announces New Chief Brand and Marketing Officer

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Lowe’s has announced the appointment of Marisa F. Thalberg as executive vice president, chief brand and marketing officer, effective February 10. She most recently served as the global chief brand officer for fast-food chain Taco Bell. Thalberg has been named …

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United Hardware Buying Market Highlights Special Events

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At its Spring and Summer Buying Market, held Jan. 10-12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, United Hardware helped retailers start off the new year with a diverse mix of vendors, discounted buys and a focus on the power …

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3 Steps for Launching a General Awareness Campaign

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How do you communicate your uniqueness to your customers? The nugget of differentiation that defines your business should be the core of your next general awareness campaign. A general awareness campaign isn’t tied to a sale or a product. Instead, …

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7 Insights Into True Value’s Paint Strategy

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At True Value’s 2019 Fall Reunion, division vice president of paint John Vanderpool shared with Hardware Retailing how the company is innovating its paint offering to boost sales for its retailers and provide a comprehensive customer experience. Learn more about …

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Retail Management Certification Program Offers Real-World Training

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Franklin Cloninger, general manager at Triangle True Value Hardware and Rental in Greenwood, South Carolina, says the Business Improvement Project he completed as part of the NRHA Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) couldn’t have come at a better time. “We …

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Do Brands Need Amazon?

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In November, Nike said it would no longer sell its merchandise on Amazon. Instead, the company would focus on its own direct-to-consumer e-commerce sales. The decision is creating uncertainty as to how strongly established brands should rely on the e-commerce …

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3 Ways to Optimize Your Website for Voice Search

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Your company’s SEO strategy is a moving target. With each year come new tech advances requiring retailers to shift their tactics and find new ways to rank as highly as possible for maximum exposure on customers’ search engine results pages. …

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