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Sales, Vendor Displays Growing at House-Hasson Markets

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Sales are growing at House-Hasson Hardware dealer markets and so are the vendor displays. Figures for House-Hasson’s October 2017 dealer market in Sevierville, Tennessee, saw a 13 percent sales increase over 2016, which was up 14 percent over 2015. In ... Read More »

Retailers Take the Stage at NRHA State of Independents Conference

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Retailer-led panels delivered industry-specific takeaways and anecdotes during the 2017 North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) State of Independents Conference in Chicago on Dec. 7. Dan Tratensek, executive vice president of NRHA and publisher of Hardware Retailing magazine, and Jim ... Read More »

Encouraging Trades, Training Among Topics at Women’s Leadership Roundtable

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) hosted its second annual Women’s Leadership Roundtable in Chicago, Dec. 6 during which attendees discussed the value that trades bring to the industry, and the importance of training employees among a variety of ... Read More »

Building a House, Creating a Home

Developing relationships with customers is a high priority for any retailer. For Burney Hardware in Aberdeen, North Carolina, that extends to some of the newest homeowners in its area. For several years, Burney Hardware has worked closely with Habitat for ... Read More »

Training, Research and Events Available Through NRHA

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Looking back on the past 12 months, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) has made quite an impact this year. Your association launched and released many exciting programs, services and events. ... Read More »

Manufacturers, Distributors Gather for Executive Planning Conference

Executive Planning Conference

Distribution America and PRO Group Inc. recently co-hosted distributors and manufacturers for the annual Executive Planning Conference in Florida. The mid-November event included three days of more than 2,600 face-to-face distributor and supplier meetings, as well as networking events. Steve ... Read More »

Fun With Funding a Cause

When Invermere Home Hardware decides to have some friends over for a party, the British Columbia-based business doesn’t joke around. It brings in every last bit of fun to be had and makes sure a worthy cause benefits when it’s ... Read More »

Retail Contest Announces 25 Quarterfinalists, Includes 5 Hardware Stores

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Earlier this fall, Independent We Stand, a movement that exists to support independent businesses, kicked off its contest to help recognize locally owned small businesses that have gone above and beyond to deliver great customer service and community support. After ... Read More »