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Brutally Honest: Peer Critiques Push Business Growth

To view a PDF of this story, click here. Visit hardwareretailing.com/peer-critique for a critique sheet and hardwareretailing.com/store-tours for a tour of the two different stores. The partnerships started as a pact between three California retailers who knew each other through their co-op. The store …

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Barn Look Reflects Store’s Primary Business

Customers who look for fencing and halters for horses at Race Brothers Farm & Home Supply in Carthage, Missouri, get a small reminder of life on the farm as they shop for those products. They walk through the entrance of …

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Impulse Products Selling Guide

In the July issue of Hardware Retailing magazine, retailers shared which impulse products work for their store and how they merchandise these products to make them more enticing to consumers. To read the full article click here. To get a …

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Impulse Items

To download a PDF of this story, click here. To download the Impulse Selling Guide, visit hardwareretailing.com/sell-impulse.  What Sells & How Do You Sell It? Whether it’s the pharmacy or the office supply store down the road, retailers use strategic merchandising when stocking their shelves …

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An Old Feel in a New Store

When customers walk into Palmer Lumber & Hardware in Palmer, Kansas, they’re stepping into a building that’s almost brand-new. But if they take a quick look around, they might notice a few old pieces in the store, such as the …

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When Practical Meets Fashionable

To download a PDF of this story, click here. To download the Work Wear Selling Guide, visit hardwareretailing.com/work-wear.  Retailers Share Top Trends and Tips in Clothing and Work Wear  From farmers and fisherman to glammed-up rodeo contestants, consumers across the country are visiting home improvement …

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Displaying Good Scents: Using Fragrance to Give Product Displays Extra Pop

By Roger Bensinger Imagine two product displays for flowerpots in the garden section of a hardware store. When you walk up to the first one, your nose fills with the unpleasant scent of vinyl garden hoses hanging a few feet …

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Shed Transformations a Rising Trend

Many homeowners use their backyard sheds as extensions of their garage, where they stash all the lawn and garden items they can’t fit anywhere else. While some use every square inch of this space, owners leave many sheds all but abandoned and in disarray. Thanks …

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