TAVERNIER, Fla. – The Hardware Connection magazine, the retail hardware industry’s leading digital publication, reached the 1 million page view mark for the year as of September 2023.
“Thanks a million!” says Publisher Craig Cope. “We are truly humbled that so many independent hardware retailers and hardware industry professionals have so thoroughly engaged with The Hardware Connection magazine this past year.”
As the leading publication within the hardware industry, every issue of The Hardware Connection delivers in-depth retail-focused information that is relevant to hardware retailers. This past year, The Hardware Connection provided such coverage to several topics, including catastrophic flooding faced by retailers in the northeast, ecommerce strategies to win more customers, and ways to grow commercial-industrial business.
The industry-leading 1 million page view benchmark reflects readership for the previous 52 weeks and is verified by Google Analytics.
“Manufacturers and distributors know that they’re getting the most bang for their buck when they advertise with The Hardware Connection magazine,” Cope says. “We provide analytics to back up our numbers and readers can directly connect through ads in the publication. We are digital first and digital best.”
About The Hardware Connection
Founded in 2009, The Hardware Connection provides essential information for independent hardware retailers that can improve and grow their businesses, helps manufacturers a better understand of the needs of retailers and strengthens the two-step channel of distribution. The Hardware Connection has won 16 awards for editorial excellence in the past nine years including several national FOLIO Eddie Awards. Published eight times a year, The Hardware Connection offers a fresh perspective to the hardware industry from an independent retailers’ view. The digital-only allows for easy, quick interaction between readers, the editorial staff and advertisers.