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Latest Designs in Table and Floor Lamps

December 2, 2015

Much like installed lighting fixtures, table and floor lamps have seen a revival of functionality combined with more dramatic designs. While LEDs and energy-efficient bulbs brighten spaces, lamps add to the charm and mood of the room. Consumers are...

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Winter Prep – providing Comfort for Backyard Chickens

December 2, 2015

Winter weather is on its way, and owners of backyard chickens are looking for ways to get their flocks through it as healthfully and comfortably as possible. Since chickens are susceptible to frostbite during the winter months, it is key that owners...

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Latest in Extension Cord Technology

December 2, 2015

In today’s interconnected world, consumers’ need for getting power where they need it for all of the appliances and devices is on the rise. But power outlets are not always conveniently located, which creates a strong market for extension cords,...

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December 2, 2015

December 2, 2015

8, The number of books that the National Retail Federation recommends for retailers in 2016. https://nrf.com/news/8-books-retailers-should-read-2016 20, The best places to work in retail determined by a Forbes and Great Places to Work...

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Maintaining In-Store Cheer

December 2, 2015

During the holiday shopping season, employee support becomes top priority for owners and operators. High morale not only helps employees get through long days, it also promotes good customer service and coveted repeat business. Below are the two...

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Bathroom Trends for 2016

December 2, 2015

According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University (www.jchs.harvard.edu), home remodeling will continue to see growth throughout 2016 and one area consumers are always looking to update is the bathroom. Below are several...

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Repurposing Live Holiday Decorations

November 25, 2015

Most people agree that live decorations during the holidays add nostalgic character to the home, but some consumers, concerned about the mess and waste of live decorations, steer clear of lawn and garden departments during the holidays. Retailers...

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Latest in Smart Refrigerators

November 25, 2015

Smart technology has made its way into the kitchen, and smart refrigerators are just some of the latest gadgets to catch the eyes of consumers. An article at Forbes.com from last holiday season reported smart refrigerators were the No. 1 smart...

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Double-Duty Storage Features

November 25, 2015

Hidden storage spaces are not a new idea; there are many examples of antique furniture with hidden storage compartments, and many people are familiar with the wall safe hidden behind the painting. Today, there are still products available that...

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Three Power Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

November 25, 2015

When it comes to power tools, homeowners (especially new homeowners) may wonder which tools are must-haves for their toolbox arsenal. Retailers can help by guiding customers to the right tools to have on hand for any project they may encounter....

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