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Author Archives: Renee Changnon

NRF Executive Discusses Loss Prevention

loss prevention

Most independent retailers would say business is personal. Whether it’s stocking the shelves with the latest products or training employees to provide next-level customer service, retailers are doing more than lining their pockets. However, if a retailer isn’t aware of ... Read More »

Vermont Retailer Serves Music and Drinks at The Den

the Den

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Hardware, Beer and Beats  When customers enter Harry’s Hardware & The Den in Cabot, Vermont, they might be greeted by the sounds of musicians jamming and friends enjoying ... Read More »

4 Must-Have Elements of an Outdoor Kitchen

outdoor kitchen

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Take It Outside The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the smell of meat and vegetables cooking wafts through the air. This may seem like the scene ... Read More »

Headlining Stories From January’s Hardware Retailing

In the January issue of Hardware Retailing magazine, we shared highlights from three significant industry news stories. Click the headlines below to view the full version of each article. True Value and Carter Lumber Announce Collaboration Lowe’s Ends Smart Home, Renovation ... Read More »

Go Behind the Scenes With a Retailer Supplying the Entertainment Industry

entertainment industry

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org. Lights, Camera, Action When Jim Robichau sits down to stream the latest Netflix show with his wife or takes her to a movie, he is often more intrigued ... Read More »

Wewa Ace Hardware Supports Community After Hurricane Michael

Wewa Ace Hardware

When Hurricane Michael first came on the radar in October 2018, Florida residents planned to ride out the category 1 hurricane and then resume their day-to-day lives. Overnight that changed. Michael quickly escalated from a category 1 into a category ... Read More »

New Year, New Path for True Value

True Value

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Ready for the Future By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Throughout 2018, many changes took place in the retail industry. One of those changes for independent home improvement retailers was True Value Co.’s ... Read More »

The Faces of True Value: Retailer Profiles

retailer profiles

To give readers a better look at True Value, we spoke to retailers in the industry that fly the company’s flag. Read these profiles to learn how True Value supports and works with these independent businesses. Caldwell True Value Relies ... Read More »