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3 Quick Training Tips for Holiday Help

November 18, 2015

Over the last several weeks, Retailer Corner has focused on specific training techniques to help owners and operators prepare for the influx of holiday staffing. That advice has now been consolidated into a quick, three-point reference guide that...

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Top Wish List Items for Christmas

November 18, 2015

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and according to the National Retail Federation (www.nrf.com), consumer spending will be higher in 2015 than in previous years, which is terrific news for retailers. Consumers will be looking for a wide...

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Products designed for allergen reduction

November 11, 2015

As fall and winter approach, consumers will spend more time indoors, and as a result, spend more time exposed to indoor allergens. To combat the itchy eyes and sneezing that goes along with this exposure, consumers will be on the lookout for...

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New Tech in Home Security

November 11, 2015

Security is vital to homeowners, especially those traveling this holiday season. Retailers can assist customers by offering a variety of tools and gadgets to help make homes safer. While low-technology products like deadbolts and window locks are...

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High Tech Coffee Mugs

November 11, 2015

More than half of all adults in the United States drink coffee on a daily basis (http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/multimedia-article/facts/), and many of these individuals commute to work, mug in hand. Coffee mugs are always a popular gift during...

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Overwintering Beehives

November 11, 2015

Fall months are key times for the hobbyist beekeepers to prepare beehives for the winter. Hardware retailers can assist by carrying supplies critical to winterization.  Some of these items include: Pry bars for opening hive lids Hardware...

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Low-VOC Caulks, Sealants and Adhesives

November 11, 2015

For quite some time, consumer desire for environmentally green products has risen. This desire has spilled over into the home improvement and building industries, as both consumers and builders look for products that meet demands for quality and...

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November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015

6, The number of seconds in Lowe’s DIY Vine videos aimed at Millennials....

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1 Sales Tip to Rule Them All

November 11, 2015

With the holiday season approaching and part-time employee ranks growing, many operators and owners will spend extra time training new hires and refreshing existing employees’ sales skills. If time is limited, start with the one rule that...

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Trends in Kitchen Features – Recycled Glass

November 11, 2015

Products that are eco-friendly and sustainable remain in high demand among consumers, and kitchen products are no exception. But consumers aren’t just looking for the sustainable label; they also desire products that are aesthetically pleasing...

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