August 31, 2011

Guns and hardware
 “Gun thieves will resort to any means to achieve their goal. Dealers take multiple efforts to prevent the thieves from access and slow the theft (these include vehicle barriers, steel doors and curtains, in-store safes and in-store bank vaults) to allow time for the police to respond. The truth is if someone wants to steal something and they are intelligent, they will figure out a way to do it or at least try.”
 — Bruce Pfuhl
 Sales manager hardware/industrial/AG Benchmade Knife Co.

August 2, 2011

In yesterday's HCN Monday, an article under the headline "Forty guns stolen from Georgia hardware store" raised the question: What are the gun seller's responsibilities when it comes to preventing theft?

Here's what we heard from our readers:

March 10, 2011

San Diego-based WD-40 is giving away Now & Then Twin Packs to help celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its WD-40 Fan Club.

Fans who share their top 10 uses for the lubricant receive the twin pack -- an 8-ounce collector's can from the 1950s and a modern 8-ounce smart straw can. 

February 8, 2011

Here's what's interesting about Generation Y when it comes to the hand tool market: These consumers are generally more optimistic about the economy, and they're definitely more likely to be in their early stages as a hand tool collector. 

January 13, 2011

Brillion, Wis.-based Ariens Co., a manufacturer of snow and gardening vehicles, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, announced the recall of approximately 1,040 snow throwers due to an injury hazard.

The company is recalling its SnoThro 30LE deluxe snow thrower, model number 921020, because of a hand or finger injury hazard posed while clearing the collector or discharge chute. The machine was sold at The Home Depot and Ariens retail locations since October.

February 10, 2008

How would this sound for a stump speech on the presidential campaign trail: “As president,...