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October 7, 2013

In This Issue:    Latest News,    Featured Products,    Management Tips

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NRHA Offers a Health Care Solution

NRHA has teamed up with insurance agency Custom Benefits Insurance Group, Inc. to offer a source for affordable health care coverage. NRHA members can call Custom Benefits Insurance Group at 888-201-7408 and reference the NRHA Health Insurance Program or visit for more information.

You can also download a template letter for employees regarding Affordable Care Act changes, developed by Custom Benefits Insurance Group.

Latest News
Featured Products

Metal Water Bottles

are made from recycled materials and feature a wide-mouth threadless design. They are made with Flex... More »

Power Tool Accessory Line

includes multi-bit power drivers, power nut drivers, power conduit reamers and power driver bits for... More »


are designed specifically for use with structural connectors. As an alternative to nails, the load-r... More »

Management Tips

Promote a Fire Safety Niche

October’s National Fire Prevention Week is a great time to talk with your customers about fire safety and sell some fire extinguishers and smoke detectors. But that should just be the start of the conversation. Lurking around the store are a host of products that can keep your customers safe and help avert disaster. Bundle them on an endcap or post lists to get customers thinking. Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Smoke detectors for each level of the house.
  • Fire extinguisher for the kitchen and garage.
  • Carbon monoxide detector.
  • Fire escape ladder for second story rooms.
  • Covers for electrical outlets.
  • Water supply hoses to replace any that have leaks, bulges, bends or kinks.
  • Long-handled brush to clear out lint from dryer vents and hoses.
  • Motion detector lights for outside the garage or dark areas around the home.
  • Deadbolts with remote locking and unlocking.
  • Grab bars for elderly members of the household.
  • GFCI receptacles in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room.
  • Labels for poisonous chemicals.


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Featured Manufacturers (As Seen in the October Issue of Hardware Retailing)

Big Green Egg
Safety Works
Midwest Fastener
Apex Tool Group
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