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Must-Have Items for To-Do Lists

August 22, 2017

Not having the right products when working on those critical to-do lists can bring a workday to a grinding halt, leading to frustration as well lost time that could be better spent relaxing with family and friends. Here are just a few items that can...

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Products for Outdoor Fall Cleanup

August 16, 2017

Fall is just around the corner and retailers are gearing up for the many cleanup projects on homeowners’ and farmers’ lists. While bed and garden prep may take priority, there are a variety of other fall projects from gutter cleaning and raking...

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3 Ways to Get Kids Involved in DIY

August 8, 2017

The future of hardware and home improvement is getting younger generations involved in do-it-yourself projects. While the lawn & garden category is an easy one to get young hands involved in, retail areas from tools to storage & organization...

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9 New Tools for Professionals

August 1, 2017

New Product World at the National Hardware Show® is always popular, and this year was no different. Below is a collection of hot products for professionals that were highlighted in the 2017 New Product World. Some of the products have hit the...

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Preventing Moisture Problems

July 25, 2017

Excess moisture within a home can cause a host of problems, whether for the infrastructure of the home, the belongings inside or health issues for the home’s two- or four-legged residents. That’s why home improvement retailers carry a variety of...

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What’s New in Small Appliances

July 19, 2017

As seen in the New Product World at the National Hardware Show, small to midsize appliances are the bread and butter for many retailers.  They take up minimal floor space while driving up price-per-transaction averages and add-ons. The new...

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Hardware Hacks for Homeowners on the Go

July 11, 2017

Spotted at the National Hardware Show: Hardware Hacks for Homeowners on the Go. From lighting up dark spaces to staying dry and keeping caffeinated—customers are always on the lookout for products that can help alleviate those little obstacles in...

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Made in the USA

July 5, 2017

In honor of Independence Day, we’ve collected nine products that are manufactured and assembled by citizens of our fine country, making them as American as apple pie. Plumbing & Electrical: Yankee Doodle Dandies Power Tools & Hardware:...

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Think Vertically: Space Savers

June 27, 2017

One of the growing needs among consumers is how to optimize their living spaces to accommodate their lifestyles—and more importantly—their stuff. Luckily, one of the growing trends in design and decor, and one that was evident at the 2017...

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9 Award-Winning Products From NHS 2017

June 20, 2017

Exhibits and speakers weren’t the only highlights of the 2017 National Hardware Show®. Many awards ceremonies were also held throughout the week, spotlighting the many new and innovative products at the show. Below are three awards presented...

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