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Walmart Cuts More Corporate-Level Jobs


After announcing 1,000 corporate jobs were being eliminated in January, Walmart is making another round of cuts at its Arkansas headquarters as it continues to invest billions in its e-commerce operations, according to an article from Reuters. On Tuesday, the big-box retailer confirmed ... Read More »

2017 Cost of Doing Business Study: What’s In It for You?

Cost of Doing Business Study

Would you like to know how your store compares to average and high-profit home improvement stores? When you participate in the 2017 Cost of Doing Business Study, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) will give you free benchmarking tools ... Read More »

New Owners Keep Weakley-Watson Hardware From Shuttering

Weakley-Watson Hardware

Weston Jacobs was scrolling through his Facebook newsfeed when he learned that Weakley-Watson Hardware was closing after 140 years of business. It had been years since Weston had lived in Brownwood, Texas, but anytime he went home, he stopped in ... Read More »

Amazon Charging Sales Tax in More States

sales tax

Amazon now charges state sales tax in every state that has one. That means, as of April 1, Amazon started paying state sales taxes in Hawaii, Idaho, Maine and New Mexico, CNN Money reports. The only states where the company ... Read More »

Former Young Retailer of the Year’s Store Honored by Home Hardware

Home Hardware

Dan Moulton, c0-owner of Hanover Home Hardware Building Centre in Hanover, Ontario, Canada, has been honored again for his hard work and dedication as an independent retailer. In 2016, Moulton was selected by the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) as a ... Read More »

Career Advice From Former Home Depot Exec

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“Take care of your job and your career will take care of itself.” That’s the sole piece of advice Brad Shaw, former Home Depot CCO, has for young professionals. Shaw shares with Business Insider that he believes young people should live in ... Read More »

Ace Hires Grainger VP to Oversee Wholesale Business

Ace wholesale

Ace Hardware Corp. has hired Grainger executive Mark Spanswick to be president and general manager of Ace Wholesale Holdings LLC. Spanswick, 48, spent 27 years working for industrial supplier W.W. Grainger, where he served in a variety of leadership roles. Grainger is a publicly traded company ... Read More »

New NRHA Newsletter Is Your Association Resource

NRHA newsletter

Did you know that the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) produces new training tools every month, launched two new business services this year and has leadership training scholarships available for retailers? NRHA wants to make sure you’re always in the ... Read More »