Hardware stores are expanding their merchandise lines beyond traditional tools and other supplies. Consumers are now able to find niche novelties and gifts, especially near the register, as a point-of-purchase sales method to drive more revenue. This can benefit indie retailers by not only being able to add on to a sale, but also to […]
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ince LED flashlights hit in a big way over a decade ago, NEBO® has been building an extensive distribution network of independent retailers throughout the country.
The Merchandise Center, also known as TMC, is a group of “ninety of the top wholesale players,” says TMC owner Mark Passis.
The Bug-A-Salt works on a very simple, very original idea: it shoots a tiny pinch of ordinary table salt with deadly accuracy at flying insects, killing them instantly. From a distance of two to four feet, the gun shoots a six to eight inch shotgun pattern, making it easy to target flies, mosquitoes, and other flying insects on screens, windows, light fixtures or tables.
COAST introduced its latest A Series flashlights at the AAPEX show in Las Vegas. The devices’ Dual Power Flex Charging Systems let users recharge via USB.
Tool will allow online retailers to track purchases by members of the social network who have viewed their ads.
AGC Enterprises’s apparatus keeps objects close at hand with a 22-inch steel cable that retracts into a small container that clips onto any belt, purse or jacket.
HairScape and PetScape mats take the hassle out of cleaning up after a quick trim or grooming session.
If your customers are mechanics or woodworkers that deal with the ongoing problem of stripped screw heads, the new ScrewGrab product is sure to grab their attention. “The idea behind ScrewGrab is to remove stripped out fasteners easily, without putting in a lot of extra effort,” says company VP, Jeremiah James. “Everyone has had a […]
Savvy retailers are finding ways to uncover and discourage bargain-hunting customers, and boosting their own bottom line in the process.