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Headlines: March 7, 2017

March 7, 2017

33, The percentage Amazon sales jumped in the Housewares category between 2015 and 2016, driving 15 percent of the company’s growth for the year. 88, The number of Hhgregg stores scheduled to close by mid-April....

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Turning a Hobby into a Niche Leads to Success

March 7, 2017

Niche categories can be a great way for retailers to set themselves apart from the competition while also driving traffic. Which is why, in 1999, the Gladieux family of Oregon decided to take a chance on a new niche when they moved their Do it Best...

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New Look in Kitchen Sinks

March 7, 2017

The sink is the workhorse of the kitchen, used for everything from washing hands to food prep to cleaning up after a meal. Because of this, sinks have taken on many shapes, sizes and and decorative aspects over the years. One design that goes...

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4 Silent Compressors

March 1, 2017

Workshops and work sites can be extremely loud, and equipment that can reduce noise while getting the job done is often sought by contractors and DIYers alike. Manufacturers have recently been able to reduce operating noise levels in air...

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New Furniture Paint

March 1, 2017

One of the trends shared by the DIY and green movements is the use of paint to refresh tired furniture that would otherwise be destined for the curb. By painting items such as furniture or cabinetry, consumers can extend the life of their piece,...

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New Veggie Prep Tool

March 1, 2017

When it comes to food preparation, consumers are not only looking for ways to incorporate healthier options, they also want a bit of fun and visual interest. Enter the Gourmia Electric Super Spiralizer for vegetables. The Gourmia can take...

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New Grooming Tool

March 1, 2017

One of the newest products for pets came out of a KickStarter crowdfunding campaign and helps owners more conveniently groom their pets. AquaPaw is a hand tool that allows pet owners to wash their four-legged companions while maintaining use of...

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Organic Farming Still Growing

March 1, 2017

Consumer purchasing in organic produce has witnessed consistent increases over the past several years, and farmers are responding to that interest with increased acreage going under the certified organic label. This means that suppliers of seed,...

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Headlines: March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017

4, The number of new home goods stores that low-price retailer, TJX, is planning to open in the U.S. this year. 29, The number of distressed malls that a Georgia investment group has brought back to life over the last 10 years.  6, The...

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Hardware & Hollywood Bring Community Together

March 1, 2017

As most retailers understand, community outreach, such as sponsoring the local Little League team, donating to charities or hosting Chamber of Commerce events can create goodwill and increase name recognition. Last summer, a Midland, Michigan,...

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