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Home Automation: The Clean & The Connected

January 2, 2018

In 2017, home automation continued to grow as a category for hardware retailers to such an extent that Lowe’s implemented a SmartSpot Store within 70 of its U.S. locations. The store-within-a-store offers customers a chance to try a variety of...

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3 Home Trends for 2018

January 2, 2018

While homeowners are busy making resolutions, retailers can count on at least one of them having to do with home improvement and maintenance. According to industry experts, home automation, bold colors and alternative surfaces will be the focus of...

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Pet Supplies: Control & Enjoyment

December 27, 2017

When it comes to pets, or even wildlife, consumers prefer just kicking back and enjoying their furry friends. Here are three products that can remove hassles while providing enjoyment. PetsN’all 4-Way Locking Pet Door. Many pet owners know that...

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Tailgating & Recreation: Convenience & Illumination

December 27, 2017

Whether it’s kicking back and enjoying some music while tailgating, or playing one more round of golf even though the sun is down, these products can assist consumers in making the most of their summer days and nights. Picniclights Music...

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Outdoor Living, Lawn & Garden: Coziness & Functionality

December 27, 2017

Food, cozy fires, and eliminating lawn work are the focus of the following products. OFYR Island. Style meets functionality with OFYR Island. Constructed of Corten steel, this outdoor kitchen island combines wood storage, food preparation space,...

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Trends in Outdoor Relaxation for 2018

December 27, 2017

In sharp contrast to the stress and tension happening in the world, many consumers are looking for ways to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. One growing trend reflecting this is hygge, the Scandinavian concept of comfort and coziness....

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Homewares: Practical Traveling

December 19, 2017

Not all popular items are flashy. Many are practical, vital products that promote safe and healthy traveling. Below are three items that road warriors and serious vacationers can use daily. PhoneSoap. Cell phones are one of the dirtiest items...

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Outdoor Living & Lawn and Garden: Gaming in the Great Outdoors

December 19, 2017

Outdoor fun, whether in the backyard, while tailgating, or when “lost” in the great outdoors, should never be left to chance. Fortunately, consumers can ensure fun will travel with them by packing these three items: Belknap Hill Yard Games....

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Tailgating & Recreation: Camping with Comfort

December 19, 2017

Camping has slowly evolved from a rugged survivalist activity for the daring to a luxurious getaway that offers all the comforts of home in a more scenic setting. Below are three products that make living in the great outdoors just as comfortable as...

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Fun and Practical Travel Products

December 19, 2017

Hardware retailers located near one of the thousands of campgrounds in the United States may want to cater to the nine million RV owners that, according to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, take trips at least three times a year and have...

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