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2017 Cost of Doing Business Study Deadline Extended

2017 Cost of Doing Business Study Deadline Extended

Retailers now have until July 7 to submit data for the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) 2017 Cost of Doing Business Study.

The association has extended the Cost of Doing Business Study deadline this year in hopes of maximizing participation for the industry’s only inclusive financial benchmarking tool.

How to Participate

If you are mailing your materials, send them to NRHA, Attn. CODB Coordinator, 136 N. Delaware St., #200, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204.

What’s in it for you?

When you participate, you’ll receive a free PDF copy of the study and a Personalized Financial Analysis, including what-if scenarios, composite financial statements, a strategic profit model and your ratios.

The 2017 Cost of Doing Business Study, expected to be released in September, can help you compare your financial averages to typical and high-profit stores across the industry. Read how the study has helped other retailers make business improvements like creating budgets, evaluating inventory and determining payroll.

Don’t delay! The extended deadline to participate is July 7, 2017.

About Hilary Welter

Hilary Welter

As the member services and communications coordinator, Hilary contributes to all member-focused communications efforts. She assists with communication aspects of member recruitment and retention and contributes to the marketing of member programs and benefits. Additionally, she is the voice behind NRHA and Hardware Retailing social media accounts. Hilary is currently working remotely while traveling abroad, tapping into the international hardware markets along the way. To follow her adventures, visit www.hardwareretailing.com/NRHA-Abroad starting August 1, 2016.