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McCoy’s Names New President, Celebrates Historic Retirement

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Meagan McCoy Jones will now serve as president and chief operating officer (COO) of McCoy’s Building Supply, the company has announced. Previously, McCoy Jones served as executive vice president and COO. “Meagan continues to take on more of the leadership ... Read More »

As Retail Wages Rise, Companies Seek Higher Efficiency With Tech

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As retailers struggle to fill jobs, a new report from the Associated Press suggests some retailers are raising wages and hoping for more efficient employees. The report says retail workers have seen some of the economy’s best wage gains in ... Read More »

Sears Chairman Proposes $4.4B Offer to Buy Company

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Sears will possibly avoid company liquidation because Sears chairman Edward Lampert proposed to purchase the company for $4.4 billion, according to a report from CNBC. The proposal was formally submitted through an affiliate of ESL Investments, the hedge fund Lampert ... Read More »

Make Employee Training a Key Part of Your 2019 Plans

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What are your employee training goals for 2019? Are you planning to grow sales by adding a new niche to your operation? Do you want to appeal to a new customer base, or improve your average transaction size? Whatever plans ... Read More »

After-Christmas Shoppers Offer More Potential Sales

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The year 2018 has been strong for holiday shopping, but the spending hasn’t ended yet, even though Christmas is over, according to the National Retail Federation. In fact, 68 percent of holiday shoppers planned to keep shopping during the week ... Read More »

Wewa Ace Hardware Supports Community After Hurricane Michael

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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

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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

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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 »