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Making the Most of Anchor Brands

There are often multiple factors that drive consumers to make a purchase. Sometimes price points, durability and convenience are the main motivation. Then again, sometimes pure brand recognition can secure a sale and let them show off to their friends. …

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Growth Is the Result of Ambridge Do it Best Home Center’s Social Experiment

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As far as independent home improvement operations go, Ambridge Do it Best Home Center in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, may be considered young, but that hasn’t stopped the operation from growing through a challenging economy in a small town. One of the …

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3 Ways to Leverage Colors of the Year

Colors of the year selections are some of the biggest news paint manufacturers announce. At the beginning of the new calendar, manufacturers across the coatings spectrum select hues they think encapsulate the customers’ moods and style preferences. Whether it’s a …

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Retailer Gives Gifts Out Using Social Media

At Turkstra Lumber, a business with 11 locations around Ontario, Canada, the familiar telethon got a makeover. Last October, Mitch MacLellan, social media and marketing director, and Jamie Crickmore, manager of the company’s trim and door division, sat down in …

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Retailer Trio Tops the Radio Charts

Not every retailer gets an audience of a few million consumers at once. But that’s just a regular Saturday morning for Andy Amrhein, owner of Evey True Value Hardware in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. For more than 25 years, every Saturday …

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Snowblower Promotion Has Customers Hoping for Snow

There’s a time in everyone’s life they’ve hoped for a big snowstorm. As a child, it gets you out of school. Another reason is if you bought a snowblower that season at Beisswenger’s Hardware and Power Equipment in New Brighton, …

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Get the Word Out With a Custom Press Release

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You and your staff work hard to plan big events that highlight your store’s products and services, but all that planning could amount to nothing at all without proper promotion. One of the easiest ways to spread the word about …

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Chalk Displays Bring DIY Attitude Into Store

Adding a new niche or category can sometimes present challenges that require a little elbow grease to solve. Nearly three years ago, Petersburg Hardware in Petersburg, Indiana, moved to a new location which grew the salesfloor by more than 20,000 …

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