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NRHA Hosts Inaugural Session of Retail Management Certification Program

While this time of year marks the official back-to-school season for students of all ages, a group of up-and-coming retail managers and mid-level executives from across the United States and Canada visited NRHA’s Indianapolis headquarters July 16-19 to take part ... Read More »

INDEPENDENT THINKING: Association Health Insurance for You and Your Families

Wherever we’ve gone over the last few years, asking what your greatest challenges and concerns as independent retailers are, uncertainty about and the cost of health insurance and health care for yourselves and your employees always tops your lists. In ... Read More »

Retailer Recognizes Top Dogs with Canine Costume Contest

Employees at Klem’s know dogs are more than just pets. They’re allowed in the store year-round and customers treat them as part of the family. “We know how much our customers love their dogs,” Klem’s president Jessica Bettencourt says. So ... Read More »

RETAIL THERAPY: Added Up, You Can Compete

Advertisers love me. I cry at Cheerios’ commercials. My heart races when I see Tiffany blue, and I always click on the engagement ring ads that pop up on the side of my Facebook page. These advertisers get it—or at ... Read More »

Retailers Turn Trash into Unique Treasures

Suzanne Pierce, co-owner of J.P. Lumber in Oakland, Iowa, and her sister, Trudy Weaver, found a unique way to reuse old tools and broken household items. The sisters collect these items, which would otherwise be thrown out, and construct unique ... Read More »

Pending Home Sales Decline in July

Pending home sales were down in July, with higher mortgage interest rates slowing the market, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, declined 1.3 percent to 109.5 in July from ... Read More »

‘No Records,’ But Steady Business Mid-Year Across Canada

While the healthy level of activity across Canada appears to be something many retailers shared through most of the country, it may not be enough to put most retailers ahead in sales over last year. Central and Eastern Canada In ... Read More »

Lowe’s Executive Named as New Orchard Supply CEO

Orchard Supply Hardware

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware recently approved Lowe’s acquisition of the majority of assets of Orchard Supply Hardware. Upon the transaction’s closing, Richard D. Maltsbarger, a Lowe’s executive who led the team to acquire Orchard, will ... Read More »