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4 Ways to Raise Your Transaction Size

As floor manager at Annapolis Home Hardware Building Centre in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Victoria Cook-Cranton has spent the last two years on a campaign to increase the average transaction size at her store. Now, the owners of the business …

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What Your Merchandising Tells Your Customers

Merchandising

Merchandising has a lot to say to shoppers. It shapes their perception of your pricing, inventory position and expected level of customer service, and it can influence how much they buy. Powerful merchandising can build your average transaction size and …

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2020 Holiday Trends and Why You Should Be Planning Now

holiday trends

Although spring is just beginning, you finished plans for tulip caretaking and birdhouse building months ago. In retail, it’s crucial to plan seasons ahead, which is why holiday decor is a large segment of many wholesaler markets in the spring.  …

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Taking a Stand for Retail Excellence

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As the president and CEO of Fruehauf’s,  a 40,000 square-foot outdoor furniture supplier in Westminster, Colorado, Maydew knows retail success takes determination. Maydew is invested in helping shape retail for current operators and the generations to come. She currently serves …

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Let Creative Merchandising Enhance Outdoor Furniture

outdoor furniture

Elevating your outdoor furniture department can be an investment that boosts sales and caters to shoppers’ increasing desire to maximize their outdoor spaces. According to the Home Improvement Research Institute, outdoor living sales rose steadily in the last decade, with …

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Tips to Elevate Your Outdoor Furniture Merchandising

outdoor furniture merchandising

Outdoor merchandising is one home improvement category that can truly be enhanced when your team is committed to enhancing your merchandising. Read how two retailers are perfecting their outdoor furniture category in the February 2020 issue of Hardware Retailing. Browse …

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Buying Specials Boost House-Hasson October Market Sales, Participation

New attendees, retailers taking greater advantage of buying specials, an increased number of vendors and a strong economy contributed to the best fall market in company history, says House-Hasson Hardware president Don Hasson. “We’ve taken a hard look at the …

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Make Training Part of Your 2020 Growth Strategy

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What’s your training goal for the new year? The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) makes executing a plan easy, no matter how many team members you have or where there are opportunities in your operation for additional education. Here …

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