spite of everything
A postwar history of the hardware
Bob Vereen -(about
tens of thousands of hardware retailers and lumber/building
material dealers survived in the postwar period when
independent druggists, shoe stores, variety stores
and other retailers have disappeared from the Main
Streets of America?
traces the postwar history of the hardware industry
and explains how and why independent retailers are
surviving. It profiles many of the dedicated individuals
who provided the leadership and innovation which madeand
continue makingsurvival possible.
A NEW BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE --to help retailers improve their Web sites and make more Web sales. "SUCCESSFUL WEB RETAILING" is a how-to handbook for retailers of all types with practical suggestions that will be easy to implement. Written by Dennis Stillwell and Bob Vereen. $18.95 plus $2.50 s/h. It became available in December 2010. You can order it now on this site or go to
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