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3 Convenient Pet Products For Owners On the Go

October 7, 2015

Pet owners can track pets' whereabouts, let them outside or even say “hello” with these handy items. Convenience is a growing reason people upgrade their homes, and pet products are no exception. And with pet owners expected to spend more than...

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Special Report: 4 Home-Safety Issues All Customers Should Protect Themselves Against

October 7, 2015

Observances throughout September and October highlight critical home-safety issues that retailers can help customers avoid through strong product selection and education. Many accidents that occur on job sites, at home or on the road can be...

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What’s Hot for Closets This Fall

October 7, 2015

See what products are trending for closet organization this season. Without a proper storage system in place, closets can easily become disheveled with mounds of clothes, shoes and other accessories. But shelving and hanging racks are just the...

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Does Your Store Have Mold Damage?

October 7, 2015

In the midst of wet weather, make sure you’re checking your property for mold. Mold isn’t just an issue for homeowners during inclement weather; it can affect retail locations as well. And the potential health hazards of mold — such as...

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What Hardware Retailers Should Know About Instagram

October 7, 2015

The image-centric social media platform celebrates its 5th birthday this week. Here’s how it can help you showcase your store and inventory. As the adage goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. And Instagram proves that in spades, with the mix...

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October 7, 2015

October 7, 2015

Catch up on hardware industry news headlines and tidbits from last week. $1 billion The revenue available for GE’s new business division to help governments, industrial and utility customers become more energy efficient. This new company, which...

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Fifty Shades of Gray Paint for Home Exteriors

October 7, 2015

Fifty Shades of Gray Paint for Home Exteriors Sensational Color, DaVinci Roofscapes and seven popular paint companies explore the best fifty shades of gray for roofs and home exteriors.   Gray is a color with infinite variations and...

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5 Trash Cans That Double as Decor

October 7, 2015

Garbage isn’t pretty, so it’s no wonder many consumers hide their trash receptacles out of sight.   But just because garbage is unpleasant doesn’t mean the can has to be. Stock up on these trash cans that are attractive enough to take...

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Top Home-Improvement Projects for Retirees

October 7, 2015

As baby boomers enter retirement, they may think about updating their homes. See what projects they’re most likely to tackle. Every day, roughly 10,000 baby boomers become eligible for retirement, and with this entrance into a new stage of...

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Safer Window Coverings for Kids

October 7, 2015

Safety officials and industry affiliates strive to make window coverings safer for kids by applying better labels and educating consumers. For adults, window cords are simply a tool for opening and closing blinds. For children, those cords can be...

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