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New Solar Lantern Kit

March 7, 2017

One of the backyard decorating trends, especially among millennial consumers, is the use of reused and repurposed items to create an updated casual space with a rustic feel. Echo Valley has released a new product that creates the aesthetic these...

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New Garden Bulb Kit

March 7, 2017

Products that make mundane or difficult tasks easier generally garner a lot of interest. Easy Bloom Pad is one of the newest convenience products for the lawn and garden category. Taking the guesswork out of how to plant flowering bulbs, The Easy...

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Tool Belts with Back Support

March 7, 2017

DIYers and contractors alike want to mitigate potential injuries while performing tasks. The use of safety products, such as back support belts, can help prevent certain injuries on the jobsite. Some include: Occidental Leather®: Belt-free...

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Low-Flow Faucets

March 7, 2017

Drought and other water supply issues have caused many communities to place restrictions on the amount of water households should use. One way consumers can help conserve water is by switching to low-flow faucets. Low flow does not mean water...

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Headlines: March 7, 2017

March 7, 2017

33, The percentage Amazon sales jumped in the Housewares category between 2015 and 2016, driving 15 percent of the company’s growth for the year. 88, The number of Hhgregg stores scheduled to close by mid-April....

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Turning a Hobby into a Niche Leads to Success

March 7, 2017

Niche categories can be a great way for retailers to set themselves apart from the competition while also driving traffic. Which is why, in 1999, the Gladieux family of Oregon decided to take a chance on a new niche when they moved their Do it Best...

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New Look in Kitchen Sinks

March 7, 2017

The sink is the workhorse of the kitchen, used for everything from washing hands to food prep to cleaning up after a meal. Because of this, sinks have taken on many shapes, sizes and and decorative aspects over the years. One design that goes...

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4 Silent Compressors

March 1, 2017

Workshops and work sites can be extremely loud, and equipment that can reduce noise while getting the job done is often sought by contractors and DIYers alike. Manufacturers have recently been able to reduce operating noise levels in air...

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New Furniture Paint

March 1, 2017

One of the trends shared by the DIY and green movements is the use of paint to refresh tired furniture that would otherwise be destined for the curb. By painting items such as furniture or cabinetry, consumers can extend the life of their piece,...

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New Veggie Prep Tool

March 1, 2017

When it comes to food preparation, consumers are not only looking for ways to incorporate healthier options, they also want a bit of fun and visual interest. Enter the Gourmia Electric Super Spiralizer for vegetables. The Gourmia can take...

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