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3 Pet Training Categories

March 28, 2017

Whether eliminating a bad habit or preparing for outdoor sporting activities, having the right products can make the process of training pets easier, and more enjoyable for both pet and owner. Collars. Training collars come in a variety of...

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New Mixer Attachment

March 28, 2017

Mixing 5-gallon buckets of paint is not an easy task. Unlike smaller gallon cans that can be shaken by hand on-site, a tool must be utilized to make certain paint is still blended after sitting in wait for use. HYDE® Tools Inc. has developed a...

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Milling Attachments for Home Flour Grinding

March 28, 2017

Joining the artisan food movement is a growing interest in at-home grain milling. Initially starting with chefs and bakers as part of the farm-to-table movement, the trend of home milling has bled over into the consumer market, especially among...

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Headlines: March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017

18.4 billion, The dollar amount consumers are expected to spend on Easter this year, up 6 percent from 2016. 2, The number of Tango-based apps Lowe’s now offers, with the newest app aiding shoppers in navigating Lowe’s stores.  80, The...

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2 Niches for Spring

March 28, 2017

We’ve included many articles about niches in Industry Edge for good reasons. Specialty products can boost sales, draw in new customers and create a sense of community, especially for small retailers. So, for spring, why not consider adding...

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Hardware Goes High Fashion

March 28, 2017

With the growing popularity of crafting and the increasing number of craft bloggers, unique and alternative uses for products has become the norm, even in hardware. Items like drawer pulls, metal pipes and flooring are being repurposed in many...

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SPECIAL REPORT: 5 Trends in Outdoor Living

March 21, 2017

Spring has sprung, and consumers will be looking to refresh and renew their outdoor living spaces. Decks, patios, yards and other landscaping are all in line for seasonal updates, so here are a few trends that consumers might be interested in...

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Dealing With Dead Inventory

March 15, 2017

Retail shelf space has high value, and any inventory that is taking up space for too long should be cleared away to make room for products that sell. What to do with dead inventory is a concern for most retailers. Fortunately, there are ways to deal...

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3 Tips for Growing Better Garlic

March 15, 2017

Garlic is generally considered a fall plant, but there are many varieties that can be planted in the spring for fall harvest, allowing consumers to grow garlic year-round. To help customers get the most out of their harvest, here are three tips to...

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Low-Maintenance Shutters

March 15, 2017

As a general rule, low- and no-maintenance products are popular among consumers. (Retailers only have to look at the home automation category to witness the phenomenon firsthand.) Now, shutters are joining the ranks of low-maintenance...

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