Newsletters HIR-News-09-28-20 September 28, 2020October 12, 2020 0 Comments HIR: Economies Continue to Open HIR: Economies Continue to Open HIR: Economies Continue to Open View Online SUBSCRIBE ADVERTISING INFO LATEST NEWS & FEATURES September 28, 2020 Ring Delivers the Future of Whole-Home Security Ring Always Home Cam gives homeowners a variety of viewpoints throughout their home without having to purchase multiple cameras. Users can check if the oven was left on, the doors are locked, or the curling iron… Read More 3 Ways to Win Customers This Holiday Season Since brick-and-mortar stores are now open, the challenge is to get customers to shop during what is traditionally the busiest sales season of the year. That’s not going to be easy since the game plan is constantly… Read More H.I.R.’s inaugural virtual event is open! Be sure to visit the virtual presence of our vendors by clicking on their link below. When you’ve finished visiting with them, “wander around” the rest of the event and explore other vendors! Cutting Edge Products Elkhart Fluid Management Imperial Blade/Stiletto K-Co Innovations Kraft Tool Company The Original Garden Broom Plylox Hurricane Window Clips Rescue Pest Control Screw It Again Sloggers Footwear Star brite Sunnyside Twist and Seal Increase Transactions with Employee Training It’s only natural that employees don’t want to talk about or sell products that are unfamiliar to them. In many cases that’s the reason customers who come in to purchase a faucet, only leave with a faucet. They may also… Read More Raising the Bar on Customer Service Everyone’s heard the buzz about cash-free stores, but how relevant are they to hardware store owners and owner-operated home improvement businesses. Amazon launched it’s first brick-and-mortar stores, Amazon… Read More Williams Sonoma Home Launches Collection with The House of Scalamandre The expansion of the exclusive collection for Williams Sonoma Home, will add new bedding and pillow designs to the current assortment, which launched earlier this year and features the signature The House of… Read More NRF Foundation announces next generation scholarship finalists This scholarship opportunity was created for students of various academic backgrounds who have demonstrated leadership skills, previous retail experience and a passion for making an impact. Since its… Read More Landlords and Retail Tenants Compromise to Emerge Stronger Post-COVID-19 “We started to see some encouraging signs for the retail industry with June’s positive sales growth and within the backdrop of a gradually reopening economy,” said David French, NRF’s Senior Vice President of… Read More Lowe’s Launches Contactless Pickup Lockers Nationwide As shopping preferences shifted during the pandemic, Lowe’s accelerated the migration of Lowes.com to the cloud and rolled out curbside pickup to support sustained online growth. With the demand for contactless… Read More Visa Helps Prepare Small Businesses for the Holiday Buying Season “Educational resources and community support are fundamental building blocks that will help small businesses get back to not only surviving, but thriving,” said Kevin Phalen, global head of business solutions,… Read More Suppliers Re-imagine the Next Generation of Trade Shows The pandemic’s social impact will completely alter the way this industry holds trade shows and conventions in the future. Our buying behavior and how customers interact with products and process information in the… Read More HomeImprovementRetailer.com 41 Crabapple Ln Barrington Hills, IL 60010 US Manage Subscription | Manage preferences ← Grainger Teams Up with the Chicago Cubs Snap-on Acquires AutoCrib, Inc. → You May Also Like HIR-News-10-08-20 October 8, 2020October 12, 2020 0 HIR News 08-19-19 August 20, 2019August 22, 2019 0 HIR-News-02-25-19 February 25, 2019April 27, 2019 0 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.