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4 Ways Positive Culture Powers Your Business

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In the January issue of Hardware Retailing, you read how Hassett Hardware and Friedman’s Home Improvement took steps to evaluate and improve their workplace culture. As each company united behind a single goal, teams grew closer and found new ways …

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10 Blasts From Hardware Retailing’s Past

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Over more than a century, Hardware Retailing has adapted to the times to help independent retailers like you stay on the forefront of emerging industry trends and technology to find new paths to success. From profiles of enterprising young retailers …

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Trio Hardware Grows Its Footprint, Deepens Its Roots

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Planted in Plainview Small business owners often hear from customers how important their businesses are to the community, but it’s not quite as common that they see those comments in action. Todd and Ritsa Kirschner, owners of Trio Hardware in …

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Bliffert Lumber & Hardware Puts Expansion Into Practice in Wisconsin

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After more than a century in business in southeastern Wisconsin, Bliffert Lumber & Hardware has figured out one of the keys to running a successful lumber operation. “The most important thing to us is to be the trusted name in …

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The Importance of Business Valuations Before Retirement

Most small business owners know that planning for retirement is crucial. But according to an article from Entrepreneur, very few business owners are aware of their operation’s true value or take steps to receive accurate business valuations well before considering retiring. …

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Stepping In: New Owners Discuss the Challenges of Buying a Business

To view a PDF of the story, click here. Stepping in as the next-in-line owner of his family’s business has added significantly to Pete Klingbeil’s to-do list. One of his tasks was earning the trust and respect of customers who …

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