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The Million Dollar Popcorn Machine

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Hassett Hardware has seen expansive growth and success in the six decades since it opened, going from one location in 1957 to now six locations across the San Francisco Bay Area. President and owner Eric Hassett contributes much of that …

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7 Stats About Consumer Spending

Consumer Spending

What Consumers Want: Discover more customer insights on how product knowledge, convenience and competition affect purchasing at hardwareretailing.com/hiri-customer-insights. Rising Costs Have Impacted How U.S. Consumers Shop    

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Gain a Competitive Edge With BOPIS

BOPIS

In response to rising shipping costs, Amazon has been changing its strategy when it comes to shipping and returns, including offering select Amazon Prime subscribers $10 to pick up their orders rather than have them delivered. Customers who take advantage …

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Share Your Data, Get a Cup of Coffee on Us

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The latest installment of the NHPA Independent Retailer Index is brewing, and we need your participation. The Independent Retailer Index¬†measures key performance indicators of independent retailers each quarter, and the aggregated data is released to allow you to compare your …

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7 Business Transition Key Terms You Need to Know

business transition key terms

In the fast-paced world of business, change is inevitable. Whether it’s retiring leaders, shifting ownership or strategic acquisitions, retailers must be prepared to navigate various transitions to ensure their continued success. To effectively manage these transitions, it is crucial for …

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How Big-Box Retailers Performed in Q1 2023

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For the first quarter of 2023, several big-box retailers experienced continued increases in sales compared to Q4 2022, with others reporting decreases in sales because of unseasonable weather affecting consumer purchases during the quarter. The Home Depot The Home Depot …

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