Newsletter Articles

Hardware Retailing and Winter Chills

Winter means many things to different people, but have you ever considered the impact of driving rain, freezing winds and muddy floors on your business?

News Stories for June

Read about Cathy Freeman and Mitre 10, Danks’ plans and the Las Vegas National Hardware Show.

Power Tools: Charged for Longterm Success

More than any other hardware category, power tools have undergone substantial change over the past five years. Along with a radical drop in price…

Newsletter Articles

Sears Does It In ‘Grand’ Style

Sears, one of America’s oldest and best known retail chains, is adopting the ‘big box’ format, but as Bob Vereen reveals, they face stiff competition…….

Thinking outside the box

The design of Magnet Mart in Gungahlin, Canberra, was influenced by the best features of hardware stores across the world — an Australian store with international heritage…

Targeting termites with Hybeam

Termites are tiny agents of doom and destruction — but Hybeam engineered “I” joists, available from CHH futurebuild, contain an insecticide within the glue line for everlasting protection…