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Ace Hardware CEO: In a Retail War, ‘Differentiate or You Die’

When Ace Hardware’s top executive stepped on stage at the start of the co-op’s spring buying show, he had fierce words for fighting competitors: find weakness and “attack it relentlessly.” President and CEO John Venhuizen spoke March 16 to kick ... Read More »

Expansion, Efficiency Key Themes at Blish-Mize Spring Buying Market

There were big crowds, busy aisles and a positive atmosphere at the Blish-Mize Spring Buying Market, which was held last weekend in Overland Park, Kansas. Customers gathered to find new products, good deals and more. “We’ve seen strong attendance,” says ... Read More »

Retailers, Industry Experts to Gather at 2017 Conference

2017 Conference

This May, industry experts and retail leaders will come together for three days of educational seminars, events and networking opportunities. Designed for retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and industry professionals alike, the 2017 NRHA All-Industry Conference will be held in conjunction with ... Read More »

How to Get Funding to Improve Your Business

reimagine retail

The National Hardware Show® is supporting independent retailers in a way it never has before—by offering $100,000 to fund business improvements. Independent home improvement retailers are eligible to apply for the funding by submitting a short essay to the Reimagine Retail ... Read More »