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Amanda Bell

Amanda Bell was an assistant editor of Hardware Retailing and NRHA. Amanda regularly visited with home improvement retailers across the country and attended industry events and seminars. She earned a degree in magazine journalism from Ball State University and has received honors for her work for Hardware Retailing from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

Language of Leadership: Constructive Versus Destructive

Jeremy Kinsley was a guest on Entrepreneur’s Insight radio show talks about how inspired leaders produce results. While many people are given the title of leader, a lot of them don’t elicit results because they don’t communicate in a way that inspires action …

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Insect Killer Concentrate

EcoSMART® Organic™ Insecticide Organic Insect Killer Concentrate for Lawns & Landscapes kills and repels more than 100 pests and can be used on lawns, around home perimeters, ornamentals, trees and shrubs with an environmentally safe, non-toxic formula. It treats up …

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Color-Enhanced Garden Mulch

Nature Scapes® Advanced Mulch with Water Smart™ can save up to 30 percent more water than ordinary mulch and keeps its color for one full year. A three-inch layer of Scotts Nature Scapes Advanced Color Enhanced Mulch also naturally prevents weeds by …

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Decorative mailboxes have curvier edges to increase aesthetic appeal and a sturdy, secure lock for mail protection. Mailboxes come in a variety of styles, each of which has its own unique features to increase style and functionality. For more information, click here.

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Odor Remover

The Bad Air Sponge uses a patented formula comprised of natural ingredients that entrap and neutralize odor-causing molecules. It works by neutralizing odor molecules in the air as well as pulling out and neutralizing odors from porous materials. The Bad Air …

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Dealing With Online Reviews

Nearly 90 percent of consumers check online reviews to learn more about a product, service or business, yet most businesses owners don’t know to garner the power of a positive review or mitigate the negative of a poor one. Use …

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Vertical Gardening System

Woolly Pockets are made from 100-percent recycled plastic water bottles. Soft-sided, breathable and modular, Woolly Pockets are ideal for both indoor and outdoor use; felt absorbs water and evenly wicks water down to plants’ roots, while an internal moisture barrier …

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Say Goodbye to Credit Card Swipes and Signatures

Starting October 2015, MasterCard and Visa will usher in a major change in the U.S. credit card industry.  Credit cards will have microchips in them.  Consumers will use PIN numbers instead of signing credit card receipts.  And consumers will insert …

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