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How Social Media Impacts Interviews

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Keeping your eyes out for potential new hires is critical for retail success. These days, you have many resources to help you determine if a candidate will be a benefit to your operation, including their social media profiles. Stacey Furtado, …

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2019 Home Improvement eRetailer Summit Focuses on Digital Gains

2019 Home Improvement eRetailer Summit

The fourth annual Home Improvement eRetailer Summit will be held Nov. 6-8 at the Hotel Monaco Chicago. Event founder Sonya Ruff Jarvis shares some of the highlights of the event and what attendees can expect to gain from the 2019 …

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3 Reasons to Develop a Digital Marketing Strategy

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Lynn Switanowski, founder and president of Creative Business Consulting Group, has spent her career helping independent businesses in many industries grow sales and increase profits while appealing to a changing consumer market. Hardware Retailing talked to Switanowski about why retailers …

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Sears Suffers Widespread Outages

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Sears employees were unable to complete home deliveries, service appointments or accept noncash payments at its stores for three days in late June, Business Insider reports. In addition, shoppers could not make returns, pick up online orders or access their …

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Lowe’s Details Plans for New Technology Hub

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Lowe’s has announced plans to construct a global technology hub in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company confirms. The company says that, once complete, the center will employ approximately 2,000 information technology (IT) workers to help “accelerate the … company’s technology …

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Target Faces Weekend POS Outages

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On June 15 and 16, Target locations across the U.S. were hit by POS outages that impeded sales and frustrated customers, reports the Star Tribune. Bar scanners stopped working for several hours on Saturday, causing cashiers to enter barcodes by …

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Distribution America Members Benefit From Clear Communication

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Dave Christmas President and CEO Distribution America president and CEO Dave Christmas oversees a network of six distributor members who in turn serve retailers across North America with extensive inventory and unique marketing programs. Learn more about the strategic advantages …

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Product Rundown: Convenient Painting Tools

Hardware Retailing editor Chad Husted shows some painting tools that can help any homeowner or DIYer make quick work of their next painting project. From brushes to magnetic paint pails, there are plenty of great products retailers can stock their …

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