The business of E-commerce as seen by ToolBarn.

Writing a Winning Bid

The  best way to get jobs is do quality work and charge fairly. But what  happens when The Other Guy ALSO does quality work and charges fairly?  Coming up with the best bid can give you the edge over your competition.  And by “bid,” I don’t just mean your quoted price. Your bid includes the … Continue reading »

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Don’t Forget About Clearance!

So you’re in need of a few items…maybe a new hammer, drill or handsaw…but you’re afraid you don’t have enough money to buy them. Don’t worry because we have an extensive clearance section to satisfy your shopping needs. All of the clearance tools and accessories are competitively priced so you can find the exact tool … Continue reading »

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Build-A-Kit on

Have you ever wished that every tool you want or need was perfectly packaged to your exact specifications of what to be included? Sounds too good to be true, right? WRONG! offers the Build-a-Kit feature that allows you to pick and choose the tools you want to create your ideal custom kit. Simply go … Continue reading »

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Join Us on Twitter and Facebook

Are you on Facebook or Twitter? If you are, are you following If you aren’t, you should be. Both our Facebook and Twitter accounts keep you updated on the great deals and savings that has to offer and wants you to partake in to reap the benefits of these great offers. You can … Continue reading »

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Why Set-up a Account?

Perks of having an account: You’ll get a safe, secure, and convenient place to save your information for future use. You can check the status of your orders so you know what’s happening with your packages. You can move through the checkout faster to save time while shopping. You are able to store multiple addresses. … Continue reading »

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We’re now on Facebook!

Our new Facebook page can be seen at We will be posting specials, news and other information regularly, so Like the page to stay in the loop.

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Help! We’re getting crowded!

To keep up with our growing business, we’ve stocked up on things. We narrowed our aisles in the warehouse, put rails on the floor for the man-up stations, and invested in all sorts of new equipment including a second set of carousels. Well, now our warehouse is completely full again, but business dictates that we … Continue reading »

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Third Party Errors

Yesterday, 4/2/08, we had a third party begin a test that affected some of our customers. This was specifically in the checkout portion of and created problems placing orders for a small percentage of visitors between 3:15pm and 6:15pm central time. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience this caused and assure you … Continue reading »

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Internet Retailer’s Internet 500

I just wanted to post a quick note saying thanks to our customers for helping to put us on Internet Retailer’s Internet 500. I’d also like to congratulate our other local Omaha based e-commerce leaders Omaha Steaks, Netshops and Oriental Trading Company, as well as our friends from SES at Vintage Tub & Bath and … Continue reading »

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Looking for a few good people.

As we continue to grow rapidly, we’re always looking for some good people to fill new jobs at our company. In an effort to better communicate those opportunities, I got Jackie N in human resources hooked up with an Omaha careers blog. She’ll be posting any openings there and I’ll be making them more “Search … Continue reading »

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