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What’s Trending in Safety and PPE

Safety and PPE

Whether your customers are professionals needing safety gear to stay safe on the job site or weekend warriors wanting to protect themselves during DIY projects, stocking a good mix of safety and personal protection equipment (PPE) makes your operation a …

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Shop Merchandise at the NHPA Online Store

3 People Wearing NHPA merch

The NHPA online store has now expanded to include home improvement-themed customizable merchandise, such as adult T-shirts and hats—and even toddler and baby shirts and onesies. Outfit your team or stock your shelves with these fun designs that are tailored …

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Mastering Merchandising in the Clothing Department


Rick Hoover’s family has been in the hardware business for more than 50 years, serving a small community of just over 1,200 people in northern Pennsylvania. As the clothing retail industry started shifting and malls were no longer traffic-drivers, Hoover …

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Making the Most of Anchor Brands

There are often multiple factors that drive consumers to make a purchase. Sometimes price points, durability and convenience are the main motivation. Then again, sometimes pure brand recognition can secure a sale and let them show off to their friends. …

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Help Customers Bundle Up With Winter Clothing

winter clothing

As we get further into 2019, the winter in many areas is growing increasingly frigid. Snow storms are dumping snow across the U.S., while diving temperatures are forcing consumers to consider just how many layers of winter clothing is enough …

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Work Wear Selling Guide

The clothing and work wear category is diverse and provides shoppers a one-stop shop for all of their home improvement needs. In Hardware Retailing‘s June 2015 issue of the magazine, editors spoke with retailers who excel in the clothing category to identify the …

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When Practical Meets Fashionable

To download a PDF of this story, click here. To download the Work Wear Selling Guide, visit hardwareretailing.com/work-wear.  Retailers Share Top Trends and Tips in Clothing and Work Wear  From farmers and fisherman to glammed-up rodeo contestants, consumers across the country are visiting home improvement …

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