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5 Post-Election Changes for Businesses


The election is over, so what’s next for businesses in the coming years? Donald Trump is the next president, some states are increasing minimum wages and a variety of other changes are ahead for U.S. companies. Do you know what to expect?  Inc. magazine offers ... Read More »

Customers Are Redefining What Fast Delivery Means


Two days. That’s how much time you have to get orders onto customers’ doorsteps if you want them to think your delivery is quick. The number of customers who say three- to four-day shipping is fast dropped from 63 percent to 42 ... Read More »

Enduring Traditions: Military Service and Hardware


Residents of Ellicott City, Maryland, patronize Clarks Ace Hardware for reasons beyond their latest home improvement project. Shopping at the store allows them to support a local, family-owned business. The business has a team of hardworking individuals, many of whom are ... Read More »

Retailers, Manufacturers and Distributors to Gather at Annual Conference

Are you eager to share your thoughts with channel partners? Are you curious about how fellow independent retailers are faring? Do you want to know what’s ahead for the independent market? If you answered yes to any of these questions, ... Read More »

Do It Best Corp. Selects New Sales and Business Development VP

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Do it Best Corp. has announced Nick Talarico will assume the role of vice president of sales and business development. He will replace Jay Brown, who will retire from the position on Dec. 31. In this position, he will lead a team ... Read More »

The Big Event That Gives Year-Round

National Hardware Show

For more than 70 years, the National Hardware Show® has served as the primary gathering place for the home improvement industry—a unique event where representatives from across the channel can gather, interact and do business. This year, the National Hardware Show ... Read More »

Popular Mechanics’ Top Picks: ‘They Stack Hope by the Door’

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In a November article, writers for the magazine Popular Mechanics contributed their thoughts on the 16 hardware stores they consider to be the best in the U.S.. They highlighted the uniqueness and service that make independent businesses like yours successful. The following anecdotes and others appear in ... Read More »

Bernzomatic Provides Retailer Training Scholarships


The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and Bernzomatic are accepting applications for the Bernzomatic Spring 2017 Find Your Fire scholarship program to attend the NRHA Retail Management Certification Program. Find Your Fire Scholarship The Find Your Fire scholarship program is designed ... Read More »