Steph Koyfman

Articles by this author:

  • Fri May 22 2015

    Retail excellence deserves close analysis, and we're taking a deeper dive with this ongoing web series to complement our print feature.

  • Fri May 08 2015

    The April issue of Hardware + Building Supply Dealer magazine contains the full list of 2015 honorees. Here are more highlights, two states at a time, of the class of 2015. 

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  • Wed May 06 2015

    Three prominent retailers took the stage at the NRHA Village Stage to discuss (and represent) the ascendant generation of dealers, answering, among other things, questions of "how to fire Dad."

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  • Mon Apr 06 2015

    A lot of retailers tend to make the same oversights regarding shrink. And it’s costing them.

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  • 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.