People love buying gadgets which makes the hardware store a great place to feature the coolest tools and accessories in the hardware industry.  Historically, the hardware store has been the meeting place for the community and still reflects that culture.  Go to any hardware store and you will see every type of home dweller product to fix, improve or redo that an individual will need to keep their dwelling functioning.  So when developing a grand opening for a hardware store, consider developing the theme or focal points around:

  • Unique Products- People like gadgets and can lead to quick impulse buys
  • DYI Projects – Many people prefer to do it themselves, show them how
  • How to – Create special how to project center for landscaping, simple kitchen enhancements and closet space saving tips.
  • Product Demo’s – Contact major vendors and request product educational demos

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