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4 Fun Winter Toys

December 13, 2016

Sleds are the obvious choice for outdoor winter recreation for kids, but outdoor fun goes far beyond sliding across the snow. A few must-have products include: My Very Own Snowman Kit by Evelots: Reusable decorations for making a traditional...

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Keeping Pets Calm During Holiday Hoopla

December 7, 2016

As many pet parents know, sometimes their animal “kids” can get overwhelmed during holiday festivities. Rooms get rearranged and decorated with unfamiliar objects, unfamiliar people invade their homes, and often times they are exiled to a back...

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3 Holiday Event Ideas

December 7, 2016

Although store traffic generally increases during the winter holidays, retailers can also benefit from holding in-store special events to draw customers through their doors and increase possible sales. The Twelve Days of Specials: Work with the...

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Jobsite First Aid

November 29, 2016

Taking care of minor injuries quickly can keep small issues from becoming bigger problems. Whether it’s on the playground, at the jobsite or in the great outdoors, having the products to manage injury is key. Among the standard first aid...

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Maximizing Attic Storage

November 29, 2016

The attic gets more attention this time of year, as holiday decorations are taken down and returned to storage and New Year decluttering resolutions are made. Promotions of plastic storage bins, packing boxes, shelving units and closet systems can...

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4 Tips for Grilling Holiday Meals

November 22, 2016

One trend that continues to pick up followers is cooking holiday meals outdoors. Whether it’s because space in the kitchen is limited, entertaining areas get too warm for comfort when the oven is going or because the family grill master wants one...

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3 Holiday Decorating Trends

November 22, 2016

As soon as the final Thanksgiving dish is put away, consumer thoughts immediately turn to decorating for Christmas. A few trends for decorating include: Christmas Lights: For those who have watched Christmas Vacation, the memory of Chevy Chase...

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Consumers Demand Removal of Chemicals in Products

November 9, 2016

Consumer demand for natural and synthetic chemical-free products has been a growing trend that has both retailers and manufacturers taking notice. More stores are carrying natural and chemical-free items produced not only by companies based in...

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4 Black Friday Dos and Don’ts

November 9, 2016

Last year was a banner holiday season and, based on predictions, this year is expected to be even better. Let’s review insights gleaned from the 2015 National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Consumer Holiday Spending Survey conducted by Prosper...

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3 Emergency Kits for the Road

November 1, 2016

Unexpected vehicle issues can happen at any time, and drivers like to be prepared to handle them when they do. Emergency roadside kits can hold many of the items a driver would need when a breakdown happens. And with the gifting holidays coming up,...

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