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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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Winter Prep: Proper Outdoor Lighting

November 4, 2015

As the days grow shorter, preparing home exteriors for winter becomes a priority. Not only does this include fall yard cleanup and winterization of irrigation systems, it also means taking stock of outdoor electrical projects, especially home...

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High-Tech Showerheads

November 4, 2015

The morning routine is changing with the introduction of high-tech showerheads. Ranging from wireless connectivity to the complete sensory experience, showers can be customized to fit any lifestyle, providing ample opportunities for retailers to...

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Products for Gutter Cleaning and Maintenance

November 4, 2015

Fall home maintenance lists can be extensive, and among the many chores facing homeowners, gutter cleaning and maintenance ranks among one of the top to-do items. Retailers can make the process easier by highlighting the following items:...

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Cleaning and Refreshing Outdoor Furniture Before Storage

November 4, 2015

Preparing outdoor equipment for the winter isn’t just limited to lawn care tools. Outdoor furniture also deserves some pampering prior to being put away for the season. Retailers should encourage customers to follow these steps: Cleaning:...

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Vertical Storage for Small Spaces

November 4, 2015

Walls are generally the most underutilized feature of the home; however, with today’s downsizing trend, as well as more people moving into apartments and condos rather than opting for larger-footprint homes, the use of walls as additional...

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November 4, 2015

November 4, 2015

250,000, The square footage of the rooftop solar array that will appear on the new IKEA in Las Vegas. http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/retail/ikea-las-vegas-store-opening-pegged-june-photos 2, The number of months Wal-Mart is committing to...

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4 Tips for Teaching Product Knowledge

November 4, 2015

With the holiday season underway, many retailers have expanded their staff to help with increased traffic. These part-time employees not only need a crash course in sales techniques and checkout procedures, they also need quick knowledge of the...

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Hot Paint Colors for 2016

November 4, 2015

Reconnecting with the senses appears to be a theme among the 2016 paint lines. Soothing neutrals, pops of color, and incorporation of bright white allow the consumer to create high-impact and thoughtful environments in which to play or...

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