Our annual trek to this year’s China International Hardware Show (CIHS) took a different slant… In a collaborative promotion between AHJ and Fairlab Pty Ltd, the Sydney-based exhibition management agency for Koelnmesse (Beijing), an Australian-branded pavilion made its debut to foster trade networks for export into Asia Pacific and beyond.
Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the recent HASA Awards evening provided opportunity to recognise excellence within the industry and reward those who have shown outstanding business skills and dedication.
In this second article in the series on growing your hardware store I will look at one of the simplest ways of increasing sales. Getting your existing customers to come back more often.
Rod Evins, President of the Hardware Federation of Australia reports from The International Hardware and Housewares Association (IHA) Centenary Congress in London.
Whilst the market expected the ACCC to approve the acquisition in the $40 billion home improvement market, there are some retailers and wholesalers who fear a more competitive marketplace.