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Participate in the 2017 Cost of Doing Business Study

Cost of Doing Business

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is now compiling data for the 2017 Cost of Doing Business Study. When you submit your financial data for this year’s study, you’ll become a part of history. This year marks the 100-year anniversary of ... Read More »

All Eyes on Independents at Conference

industry challenges

To view a PDF of this story, click here. Conference Reveals Insights Into Industry Challenges, Opportunities As a group, independent home improvement retailers are optimistic about the near future, with 78 percent saying they expect to see sales increase over ... Read More »

Employees as Obstacles to Growth?

Obstacles

Strategies for Finding the Right People If you’re struggling to find employees who are good fits for your business, you’re facing a challenge that is widespread in the industry. Hardware Retailing surveyed more than 1,000 independent home improvement retailers in ... Read More »

2016 Merchandising for Profit Study

2016 Merchandising for Profit Study

Back in 2002, Nickelback was No. 1 on the charts, the Anaheim Angels had just won the World Series and a little TV program called “American Idol” was taking the nation by storm. It was also in 2002 when the ... Read More »