Product Knowledge Topics

September 8, 8:00am - 9:00am  

Learn about popular products and brands while you enjoy your breakfast!

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LUMBER

PYLEX - Learn more about this innovative line of construction hardware with a number of creative products for deck-builders and contractors.

DEWALT - Catch up on the latest innovations from Dewalt in Cordless tools including the revolutionary Flexvolt Platform that threatens to make extension cords unnecessary on many job-sites.

FARM SUPPLY

VP RACING FUELS - Find out how you can tap into the fast growing vendor and category in Power Equipment with VP. A staple in the racing world has crossed over to pre-mixed fuels taht improve the performance of your gas-powered tools and protects them from the h

PPG Paints and Stains

Nice Coolers

Miller Mfg.

JS Products

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Retailing Strategy Workshops

4 Sessions, September 8, 9:00am-10:15am

9:00am - 9:15am

Online Consumer Behaviors

Study conducted by the National Retail Hardware Association.

Presented by Mike Dawson, Retail Division Manager, HDI


9:20am - 9:35am

3 Easy Ways to Increase Sales with Merchandising Techniques.

Presented by Bill Ross, Retail Sales/Merchandising Consultant, HDI


9:40am - 9:55am

How to protect your bottom line.

Retail Panel Discussion and Q&A

Presented by Representatives from 4 Retail Stores


10:00am - 10:15am

How to Capture New Customers with Our Town America.

 

Our Town is the Nations Premier New Mover Marketing Firm. Stop by to learn about how Our Town can help you secure the new families in town as your new long-term regular customers.

Presented by Steven Sgroi, Director of Business Development


Keynote Session

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Relationship Marketing

Discover the critical balance between "personal and "impersonal" communications.

Learns the secrets to establishing "instant rapport" to enable you to connect with your customers in a meaningful way.

Master the six specific strategies that can be implemented immediately to add the personal touch to all of your marketing communications.

10:30am - 12:00pm


 

Lunch and Learn

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12:15pm - 12:45pm

How to Hire Winners

Learn how to get the best possible performance from everyone on your team.

Discover a unique interview process that will help you hire the right employee.

Learn how to manage that "difficult" employee to get them working as a team player.

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With the changes we made, we now average three to four solid opportunities per month and we’ve been able to close 30% of those opportunities...
— Larry Leece, Former Marketing/Sales Manager, Modern Metal Processing