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Fall 2018 Retail Management Certification Program Finishes Strong

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After six months of hard work, students from the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Fall 2018 Retail Management Certification Program came to NRHA headquarters in Indianapolis for their final visit. It culminated with the students presenting their coursework—business improvement ... Read More »

NRHA and Retail People Solutions Team Up to Improve Culture

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Scott Wright, swright@nrha.org Leading With Culture Business management guru Peter Drucker once said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” While delivered tongue-in-cheek, what the father of modern management theory suggests is ... Read More »

5 Ways to Find the Right Manager for Your Business

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With unemployment hovering around historical lows, finding the right employees to lead the business is challenging for many retailers. While you may hire enthusiastic, capable people who can start in an entry-level role and work their way up, what happens ... Read More »

10 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Retailers everywhere continually express concerns about finding and retaining quality long-term employees. While there are definitely expectations that employees should meet, there are ways you as an employer can help bridge the ... Read More »

Empower Your Team to Think Like Entrepreneurs

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As a small business leader, you possess certain skills that are inherent to being a successful leader. While you may do your best to find team members with similar capabilities and potential, you likely have some associates who need encouragement ... Read More »

An Inside Look: NRHA’s Retail Management Certification Program

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The North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Retail Management Certification Program has helped more than 100 leading independent home improvement businesses invest in their futures. The program is designed to prepare next-generation family members and key employees to take their ... Read More »

Lowe’s to Offer Paid Family Leave

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The 20 largest employers in the U.S. all offer some form of paid family leave, now that Lowe’s announced it will provide 10 weeks of paid leave to new birth mothers, The New York Times reports. Effective May 1, the big-box ... Read More »

Resource: Define, Prevent and Address Workplace Harassment

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Workplace harassment is something all retailers should have a handle on, and it should be discussed openly with your management team and your entire staff. To tackle workplace harassment head on, you need to understand how it is defined, what ... Read More »