Steph Koyfman

Articles by this author:

  • Mon Mar 16 2015

    What do Badlands Do it Best Hardware and Dressel’s Hardware have in common? They rank one and two on their co-op’s list of hardware stores with highest total warehouse purchases per retail square foot.

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  • Fri Mar 13 2015

    With so many exciting developments happening in the world of building materials and smart appliances, it’s easy to overlook some of the more quotidian items kept in every contractor’s toolbox. But lest anyone’s forgotten, hand tools are a reliable small-ticket revenue source for hardware stores, and there’s a lot to talk about regarding innovation in 2015.

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  • Thu Mar 05 2015

    Just ahead of International Women's Day this March 8, HBSDealer had an opportunity to talk to some prominent women in the hardware industry.

  • Thu Feb 26 2015

    It looks as though there are two sources of legal strife brewing for the hardwood flooring retailer.

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  • Thu Feb 26 2015

    Coming off the high of a strong quarterly earnings report -- one in which net income surged 47% -- Lowe's executives discussed in greater detail their initiative to target pro customers with a specialized merchandise assortment and service offering.

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  • Mon Jan 26 2015

    As Winter Storm Juno barrels toward the Northeastern U.S., retailers throughout the region are bringing out the salt and taking all the usual storm preparation methods.

  • Fri Jan 16 2015

    Humboldt Redwood and CAMO Hidden Fastening System have linked up in a new promotional partnership. The campaign, titled “Better from every angle,” showcases both companies’ wares in a complementary fashion.

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  • Wed Jan 07 2015

    2014 ended in good faith -- at least according to Decision Analyst's U.S. Economic Index in December, which, at 109, registered at 3 points higher than December 2013 and 24 points higher than January 2009, when the index hit a low of 85.

  • Wed Jan 07 2015

    To a certain extent, great stores think alike. But it takes a certain level of idiosyncracy to reach an All-Star level.

  • Mon Dec 22 2014

    Times are tough, economically speaking. But that hasn't stopped the shrewdest of hardware stores from investing in their operations.