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10 Ways to Be a Shop-Local Superhero

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In a retail world dominated by big boxes and online shopping, it’s important to remind customers that local shops still exist and brick-and-mortar stores have a vital place in this world. The shop-local movement shows the positive impact that buying …

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10 Wins on Small Business Saturday

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The holiday shopping season will be here before you know it. On Nov. 30, Small Business Saturday will draw millions of shoppers to independent retailers in their communities—and you won’t want to miss out. Here are 10 ways to capitalize …

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Reaching New Customers With a Wholesale Supply Program

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Local business owners in small communities often need to go out of their way to stock up on items like toilet paper, cleaning supplies and other business necessities. These types of items are generally in stock at independent home improvement …

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4 Truths About How Cybersecurity Impacts Your Business

To learn more about how cybersecurity impacts small businesses, Hardware Retailing talked to Daniel Eliot, director of education and strategic initiatives for the National Cyber Security Alliance. For insights into three actions you can take today to protect your business …

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Amazon Incentivizes Workers to Start Delivery Businesses

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Amazon is expanding its Delivery Service Partner program to incentivize employees to establish their own delivery companies, according to a press release. The new incentive plan will give employees who begin their own delivery service up to $10,000 in startup …

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Why You Need to Buy Into Buying Local

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As the buy-local movement sweeps the country, communities across the U.S. have seen a resurgence in record stores, independent bookstores and unique coffee shops. In the home improvement industry, this resurgence affects communities on an even more intimate level. Retailers …

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Hit the Road With Renee: There’s No Place Like Kansas City

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After wrapping up Day 4 in St. Louis for Independent We Stand‘s Great American Red, White and Q Road Trip, our group was ready to make our way to the last stop of the five-day trip: Kansas City, Missouri. Day …

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NFIB Small Business Day Empowers Business Owners

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At the 2019 National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Day in Indiana, held March 6 in Indianapolis, business owners from an array of industries united to discuss issues affecting small business success. The day was full of presentations …

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