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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

Shirts organized in baskets

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

mike mackay

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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Managing Inventory When Adding a Niche

managing inventory

Adding or enhancing a niche requires more than ordering products and putting them out in your store. Below are five best practices to guide you in managing inventory in a niche category. To learn more about inventory management for all …

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Putting Pipes in Their Place

plumbing merchandising

Keeping your plumbing department organized and easy-to-shop allows your customers to get in, find what they need and be on their way quickly and efficiently. Discover how two retailers have found success in the plumbing category thanks to well-organized merchandising …

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Merchandising Holiday Calendar

Carnaby Street Holiday Shopping

Setting up your store for traditional holidays is a given, but you can use this calendar to inspire your customers with some unexpected celebrations. Send photos of your displays and let us know what other events you celebrate in your …

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