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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 »

A Legacy and Looking Ahead

Bill Lee, the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) president and CEO, has devoted his career to helping independent retailers, regardless of wholesale affiliation, become better, more profitable business owners. As he retires this December, Hardware Retailing wanted to hear ... Read More »

NRHA President and CEO Bill Lee to Retire

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. After more than 20 years of serving the independent home improvement industry through various roles at the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA), president and CEO Bill Lee will retire at the ... 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 »

Your Biggest Business Challenges and Opportunities

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is collecting data on retailers’ business challenges and opportunities, 2016 performance and where they plan to invest next. Please complete the survey to share your insights. When you complete the survey, you’ll be ... Read More »

Longtime NRHA Editor Ellen Hackney Dies at 79

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Ellen E. Hackney, former editor and director of communications for the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA), died Oct. 7 in her hometown of Indianapolis. She was 79. After receiving her degree from Indiana University, Hackney joined NRHA, which at the ... Read More »

Holiday Shopping Is Better When It’s Local

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Spread the shop local message all holiday season long with a free downloadable resources from the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA). The 2017 Home Sweet Home Pros’ Edition from NRHA and Independent We Stand is a study that proves ... Read More »