HARDWARE RETAILING | April 2017
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Does your staff know how to maintain
effective merchandising? Download and
post this infographic in the breakroom
as an educational reminder.
This series of quick lessons on topics
such as selling skills, merchandising,
product knowledge and operations is
geared toward all levels of employees.
Visit nrha.org/freetraining to download
this month's lesson, listed below.
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CORE CATEGORY ALL-STARS
Check Out the Best in Class
Core categories shouldn't be an
afterthought when it comes to
merchandising. Looking for some
ideas to spruce up your store?
To view a photo gallery of
creative and well-executed
displays in plumbing, electrical
and lawn and garden, visit
The Future of Solar Power
Think ahead to 2027—what will solar power look like? How will developments
in the solar energy industry impact home improvement? Two experts weigh in
on what's going on with solar today and where the industry may be heading
in the near future.
Expert Q&A: Alexandra Habson,
senior communications manager
for the Solar Energy Industries
Association, answers questions from
Hardware Retailing about current
growth statistics in solar energy and
what these trends could mean.
Expert Opinion: Craig Lawrence,
founder of Realization Ventures, says
what he thinks about the future
of solar power in small-scale and
residential properties. Read more at
Face: Turn products
so the label faces front,
so you make full use of the