Issue 1 | 2020
We’ve expanded your opportunity to
build your knowledge all weekend long.
Our new Knowledge Central educational
sessions are scheduled throughout the
day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
of the market. These free seminars are
The Do it Best Spring Market is fast designed to get you thinking about your
approaching (February 7-10). To have business in new ways. There’s something
for everyone, from growing your sales and
the best experience, you’ll want to profitability, enhancing your operational excellence, developing
head to Indy with a plan. Be sure to a dynamic team - and more! Make a personal commitment to
talk to your Do it Best territory sales self-improvement by attending any of the sessions.
manager about all the spring market
purchasing opportunities and check
out our Don’t Miss List so you’re
ready to recharge, rethink, and re- We’re dominant where you need to dominate. That’s why we’ve
energize your business at the market. devoted 5,000 square feet of the market floor to highlight our
Core Solutions featured departments. For this market, we’re
focusing on hand and power tools,
two categories you can own in
your community. We’ll have our
team of experts ready to show
you the best ways to merchandise
the right mix of products to drive
sales and repeat visits. Plus, you
can order full planograms with
incentives so good that upgrading
your hand and power tool
departments will be your easiest
buying decision of the weekend.
Just as you regularly look
to create new shopping
your market plaza
find this area filled
services exclusively designed to enhance your business
inside and out, staffed by the Do it Best team of retailing
experts and other industry-leading providers. You’ll want
to spend time in the New Item Gallery and Launch Zone
and check out the many innovative vendors and new
products now available to drive more sales in your store.
Our markets are designed to bring you
engaging events filled with insights to enhance
your business and grow your sales. Make
plans to join us Friday afternoon for our
Market Kickoff with world renowned drummer
and motivational speaker Mark Schulman.
Then, come back to the Sagamore Ballroom on
Saturday morning for the Merchandising Preview. This fast-paced program
features our merchandise managers spotlighting product trends and
identifying strategies to help you buy smarter at the market.
Time and again, members and prospects tell us what they value most about
our markets is the opportunity to interact with and learn from their peers,
Do it Best staff, and vendors.
Make sure you carve out time
to connect with your fellow
attendees, whether at one of our
events or over dinner at one of the
many great downtown restaurants
in Indy. You’ll be better for it.
Effective event marketing
allows you to reach current
and potential customers in fun
ways that draw them to your Spring into Spring Party
business. We are hosting three
popular in-store events on the We’re celebrating the market weekend with an epic networking event
market floor and you’re invited. on February 8. Make plans to join us in the Sagamore Ballroom on Saturday
Stop by the Event Marketing evening to build relationships with like-minded business owners and have a
Hub and enjoy being a guest little fun. Let loose while the Groove Merchants play covers of your favorite
at our Tots’ Toolbox, Ladies’ songs throughout the decades and fill up with great food and drinks.
Night, and Contractors’ Night
to get inspired for your next
THE MARKET SAVINGS BUILDER IS LIVE
The Market Savings Builder offers
easy online access to every market
special, allowing you to create your
purchasing strategy before you
head to Indy. Use it now!
MEMBERS Check out stories published in industry trade publications highlighting the
IN THE NEWS growth, innovation, success, and giving spirit of fellow member-owned stores.
Hoover Hardware Do it Center ®
retailer has added
a specialty clothing
store to better
serve the needs of
This family business has remained relevant by growing in size
and expanding their product offerings over the last 50 years.
Lugbill Supply Center Mead Lumber Top Women in Hardware and
In Ohio, Lugbill makes it easy for Mead Lumber’s Craig Bradshaw,
people to participate in Operation a 2019 ProDealer of the Year, HBSDealer recognizes Erica McCorkle
Christmas Child. offers tips on how to give a great (Havasu Hardware), Samantha Post
acceptance speech. (T & M Hardware & Rental) and Jean
Fahy as its Top Women in Hardware
and Building Supply.
We’re posting content daily that highlights our company’s achievements and members’ successes. Be sure to Find,
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SAVE 2020 Do it Best Spring Market Indianapolis • February 7-10 NEW
THE DATE 2020 Do it Best Fall Market Indianapolis • September 11-14 MONTHS!