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Game On: Tailgating Essentials To Stock for Customers

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Football season is right around the corner, which means it’s also time for tailgating. Become the go-to store for all of your customers’ pregame needs by creating a tailgating section in your operation. Merchandise all of the products your customers …

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A Bright Idea: Lighting Incentives 

lighting incentives

To encourage consumers to choose energy-efficient lighting products, several states have instituted energy-efficient lighting programs, including rebate, loan and tax-incentive programs. These lighting incentives offer everything from tax breaks and rebates for installing energy-efficient lighting to exchange programs to properly …

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Farm, Pet and Ranch Merchandising Display Ideas

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With more and more consumers are seeking out that “rural living” ideal, an increasing number of retailers are tailoring their assortments to meet the demands of the growing farm, pet and ranch market. Patrick Ansel opened the first Family Farm …

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4 Best Practices When Adding a New Product Category

New Product Category

Adding a new product category to your operation can be a formidable undertaking. Follow these best practices to successfully bring a new category to your store. Choose a category that compliments your hardline offerings and appeals to your customer base. …

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Capturing Customers’ Attention With Colorful Merchandising

colorful merchandising

At Stoney’s Home Hardware in Port Dover, Ontario, owner Becky Cable turned to colorful merchandising to promote BeautiTone’s 2021 Color of the Year, Dancing in the Rain. Employee Heather Allan puts together most of the wall and window displays in …

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Not Your Ordinary Organizer

This DIY mason jar organizer project fulfills both function and form, giving homeowners a beautiful storage option that works in any room in the house or garage. The organizer is made from materials most home improvement stores carry, making it …

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The Products Customers Need to Stay Organized

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A recent survey from YouGov, conducted on behalf of productivity app creator Evernote, found that 41 percent of New Year’s resolutions involve getting more organized or being more productive. Whether they make it a resolution or not, many homeowners are …

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New Possibilities for Vassar Building Center

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Mike MacKay, president of Vassar Building Center in Michigan, is a planner. He scoured his community for new locations to expand his business for many years, but never quite landed on the perfect space at the perfect moment. The company …

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