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5 Easy Ways to Stay Competitive as an Employer

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Finding ways to remain a competitive employer is crucial. Across industries, finding qualified employees is often listed as a top challenge for business owners. As a retailer, you may find yourself concerned with how you can keep up with your ... Read More »

NRHA Program Facilitates Mentorship

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Mentorship can play a large role for an individual at any step of their professional journey, says Paula Coate, manager of Hagersville Home Hardware in Hagersville, Ontario. Her mentor and boss, David Dishke, who also owns Grand River Home Hardware ... Read More »

Spread the Word: Shopping Local vs. Amazon Makes a Difference

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Do the people in your area realize that where they spend their home improvement dollars makes a significant impact on their communities? When homeowners, other DIYers and professionals shop at your store or other independent home improvement businesses, seven times ... Read More »

5 Financial Points You Should Be Watching

When it comes to the financial side of your business, are you paying close attention to the metrics that have a large impact on your bottom line? Below are five ways participating in the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) ... Read More »

Expert Insight: Health Insurance FAQs

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If you have questions about health insurance, but you’re not sure where to start, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is here to help. NRHA understands that health insurance is an important, yet often complicated, topic. To help independent ... Read More »

Management Program Questions, Answered

Thinking about investing in your management and future leaders? The North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) is designed to enhance the retail operations knowledge of top-performing employees. It provides leaders with the skills they need ... Read More »

Hardware Retailing Needs Your Feedback

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Hardware Retailing wants your feedback to know what it can do to become a better, more informative resource for independent home improvement retailers. Our top priority is providing the best possible resources across the platforms you use most. To make ... Read More »

4 Insurance Policies Overlooked by Retailers

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. When a retailer fails to invest in the proper types of insurance coverage, their business could be at major risk in the event of an accident or disaster. Below, Carl Dent, vice ... Read More »