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Virtual Shopping

Virtual Shopping

March 23, 2016

One of the hottest new technologies of 2016 is virtual reality, and developers are coming up with innovative ways to use the platform for more...

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Best Time to do Remodeling Projects

Best Time to do Remodeling Projects

March 9, 2016

Many consumers think that home remodeling projects should take place during warmer months. But according to a recent article by Angie’s List...

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Reducing Risk of Illness Through Pest Control

Reducing Risk of Illness Through Pest Control

March 2, 2016

Mosquito-borne illnesses have been among the biggest international news stories recently. This news, coupled with the approaching peak mosquito...

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Farm Safety

Farm Safety

February 24, 2016

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), farming remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. Each year,...

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Living with Insects

Living with Insects

February 10, 2016

When homeowners talk about bugs in their homes, most retailers automatically recommend various eradication products. However, in some situations,...

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Addressing Security Concerns of Smart Homes

Addressing Security Concerns of Smart Homes

February 3, 2016

As the use of smart technology for the home continues to grow at a rapid pace, consumers are becoming more aware of the potential issues concerning...

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Kits for Kids

Kits for Kids

January 27, 2016

Winter is a great time to create a niche of activity kits for kids. Activity kits not only encourage parents to come into the store seeking...

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Shopping Habits of Millennials

Shopping Habits of Millennials

January 20, 2016

In retail, there is just as much buzz about Millennial shoppers as there is about their older counterparts, the Baby Boomers. Much like the...

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4 Book Recommendations for 2016

4 Book Recommendations for 2016

January 13, 2016

While a retailer’s job is never done no matter the season, winter is a great time to catch up on some much-needed reading. Below are four...

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Indoor Winter Projects

Indoor Winter Projects

January 6, 2016

It’s not surprising that after the holiday festivities, many consumers start thinking about home improvement, organization and decorating...

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