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Indian Trail Hardware Thrives With Direction From Mother-Daughter Team

Indian Trail Hardware

Indian Trail Hardware has been a reliable family business for locals to turn to in Indian Trail, North Carolina, and surrounding communities for decades. Owned and operated by Bill and Mae Workman since 1984, the store was only 4,000 square ... Read More »

Retailer Honored With Spirit of Independents Award

Spirit of Independents Award

When Samantha Post of T&M Hardware took the stage to accept an award Dec. 6, she wasn’t just representing her family’s business. She was asking a crowd of retailers to look beyond their own operations to support small business in ... Read More »

NRHA Conference Highlights Opportunities for Growth

State of Independents Conference

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) hosted its annual State of Independents Conference on Dec. 6 in Chicago, showcasing successful stories of growth from independent operators within the home improvement industry. The event was an opportunity for independent retailers, ... Read More »

Niche Trade Shows Offer New Ideas

Walking the aisles of a trade show or buying market can be both an exhilarating and daunting prospect for retailers. What products represent the next big trend for your store and customer base? How much can you afford to spend? ... Read More »

Nominations Open for 2019 Young Retailer of the Year

2019 young retailer of the year

Do you or one of your employees have what it takes to be named a 2019 Young Retailer of the Year honoree? Now in its 23rd year, the Young Retailer of the Year program highlights the accomplishments of the newest ... Read More »

How Specialty Markets Can Grow Your Business

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Walking the aisles of a trade show or buying market can be both an exhilarating and daunting prospect. What products represent the next big trend for your store and customer base? ... Read More »

Kids Get Creative at Bike Decorating Event

Just as adults like to show off their fancy cars, children love to show off their bicycles. Every year, Allan’s Home Hardware Building Centre in Cochrane, Ontario, gives them an opportunity to do that. The company’s Annual Bike Decorating Contest ... Read More »

Registration Now Open for 2019 IGC Show

2019 igc show

Green thumbs unite! Registration for the 2019 IGC Show in Chicago is now open. The event will take place Aug. 13-15 at Chicago’s Lakeside | McCormick, showcasing the latest trends in lawn and garden products. By registering now, attendees can ... Read More »