Hardware Retailing

MAY 2018

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Checkouts COMMUNITY RELATIONS Stop and Honor With Roses F or the past four years, Nyberg's Ace Hardware has offered its customers a way to remember fallen veterans on Memorial Day. The company, which has five locations across Sioux Falls, South Dakota, gave free roses to its customers. Staff encouraged them to lay the roses on the headstone of the grave of a veteran buried locally on Memorial Day. On the two days preceding the national holiday last year, Nyberg's gave out a total of 1,000 roses, split between each location, to all its customers. "It's our way of reminding the public the true meaning of the Memorial Day holiday, to honor those who gave their lives for us and fought for our freedom," says Kevin Nyberg, owner of Nyberg's Ace. Marin Huber, the company's advertising director, says the flower giveaway project is a joint effort with the Memorial Day Flowers Foundation, a nonprofit organization that partners with civic groups, florists and retailers to put For the past four years, employees at Nyberg's Ace Hardware in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, gave out 1,000 flowers to customers in the two days preceding Memorial Day. HARDWARE RETAILING | May 2018 66 TM YOUR BEST DEFENSE. Hand tested products 1-year warranty High-quality materials Simple to use Less than 1% return rate Built to perform Kness Mfg. Co., Inc. · PO Box 70 · Albia, IA 52531 800 247 5062 kness.com |

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