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Ladders for Painters

February 1, 2017

For anyone who paints, having a sturdy ladder can go a long way in making the job easier and safer, and the platform ladder can give users a wider, more stable area on which to stand, allowing for easier trim painting and edging. Some brands that...

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3 Products for Animal Processing

February 1, 2017

For producers of small livestock, being able to process animals for personal consumption or for market, if certified, requires equipment to make the task run more smoothly and efficiently, resulting in less stress to the livestock, less wear on the...

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Carpet Trends for 2017

February 1, 2017

With the new year comes new design trends. Below are the carpet styles retailers can expect to see in 2017. Color, Pattern and Texture: While neutrals remain steady, more individuals are choosing to show off personal style with stronger color...

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Headlines: February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017

1.23 million, The value of privately owned housing starts in December, an 11.3 percent increase over November. 1 billion, The square footage of retail space that the U.S. has over what it needs, a number that is expected to grow as more stores...

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Local Passion Drives Niche

February 1, 2017

As many retailers know, the best niches develop out of a need or a passion. Taylor’s Do It Center, with 11 locations in Virginia and North Carolina, recently developed a niche in response to a growing local passion for a popular lawn game. As...

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3 Tips for Making the Most of Small Salesfloors

February 1, 2017

The average hardware store is around 9,500 square feet, but there are hundreds of successful urban and small-town stores that range in size from 5,000 square feet to 1,500 square feet. How are they thriving in the era of big-box stores and...

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3 Popular Bulbs for Spring Planting

January 24, 2017

When most consumers consider flowering bulbs, many think about those commonly planted in the fall like daffodils, irises, crocuses and the very popular tulip. But there are several varieties of bulbs that can be planted in the spring for blooms and...

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Lawn Tractor Accessories

January 24, 2017

Sometimes consumers just want a little bit of style in even the most mundane items, even lawn mowers. That is where Wheelies™ Tractor Wheel Covers™ by Good Vibrations come in. One of the winners of the coveted Retailers’ Choice Award at the...

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New Water Leak Detector

January 24, 2017

Water leaks can cause a considerable amount of damage to a home. A small nail hole in a pipe, a leaky toilet, or a worn-out valve on a washing machine or water heater can allow water to seep into floors, walls, furniture and more, costing homeowners...

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Organize Your Wheelbarrow

January 24, 2017

Spring will be here before we know it, and with springtime comes post-winter lawn and garden cleanup, as well as the beginning of the planting season, meaning that consumers will be out in force looking for products to help them perform outdoor...

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