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New Grooming Tool

March 1, 2017

One of the newest products for pets came out of a KickStarter crowdfunding campaign and helps owners more conveniently groom their pets. AquaPaw is a hand tool that allows pet owners to wash their four-legged companions while maintaining use of...

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Organic Farming Still Growing

March 1, 2017

Consumer purchasing in organic produce has witnessed consistent increases over the past several years, and farmers are responding to that interest with increased acreage going under the certified organic label. This means that suppliers of seed,...

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Headlines: March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017

4, The number of new home goods stores that low-price retailer, TJX, is planning to open in the U.S. this year. 29, The number of distressed malls that a Georgia investment group has brought back to life over the last 10 years.  6, The...

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Hardware & Hollywood Bring Community Together

March 1, 2017

As most retailers understand, community outreach, such as sponsoring the local Little League team, donating to charities or hosting Chamber of Commerce events can create goodwill and increase name recognition. Last summer, a Midland, Michigan,...

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Walls Get an Update for 2017

March 1, 2017

Consumers aren’t always concerned about the quality of their walls. Luckily for DIYers and contractors, manufacturers have their backs when it comes to tackling issues most homeowners don’t think about until it’s too late. Both CertainTeed and...

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SPECIAL REPORT: DIY Trends for Spring

February 21, 2017

Soon consumers will be looking toward spring home improvement projects to clear out the staleness of the past year and move into the new one. Some trends for 2017 include updating home color palettes, do-it-yourself building projects, a rising...

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On Trend: Formica Gets a New Look

February 15, 2017

For a long time, laminated countertops were relegated to the designer dustbin as consumers found favor with surfaces made from granite, marble or other stone products. However, with today’s trends moving toward more neutral palettes, sleeker...

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Bathroom Fan Does Double Duty

February 15, 2017

Not only do today’s consumers multitask, they expect products to do so as well. Luckily, with new advances in technologies, products can provide multiple functions. One such product is the Delta Breez Integrity ceiling fan with built-in...

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2 High-Tech Drink Appliances

February 15, 2017

Homebrewers and beer drinkers can rejoice over the Brewie, a self-contained automated homebrewing system for beer. The countertop unit takes the brewing process from start to finish, allowing homebrewers to create their own style of brew in as...

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New Cabinet Organizer

February 15, 2017

The dream for many consumers is a place for everything and everything in its place, so products such as cabinet organizers, like those from Glideware, can be helpful in achieving storage goals. One of the newest products from Glideware is the...

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