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Hit the Road With Renee: Independents Stand Together in Iowa

great american river road trip

After wrapping up Day 1 of the Great American River Road Trip in Minnesota, the Independent We Stand team and I hopped in the SUV to embark on our next leg of the road trip, visiting independent businesses along the ... Read More »

International Hardware Fair Unites Global Industry

international hardware fair

The 2018 EISENWARENMESSE International Hardware Fair welcomed retailers, manufacturers and experts from around the world to Cologne, Germany, to see what’s next for the home improvement industry. Spanning four days, the International Hardware Fair attracted more than 47,000 attendees to ... Read More »

An Inside Look at the NRHA All-Industry Conference

NRHA All-Industry Conference

If you’re pining to relive the NRHA All-Industry Conference before this year’s event or even if you’ve never attended and want to learn more, we have just the solution. Get an inside look at all the benefits and excitement of ... Read More »

Industry Veteran, Past NRHA President Dies at Age 91


Jerome “Jerry” Lochner, former owner of multiple Ace Hardware stores and other businesses in Wisconsin, died this month at age 91. Lochner worked in the home improvement industry for decades and owned Ace Hardware in Sauk City, Wisconsin, for more ... Read More »

5 Common Myths About EMV

Myths about EMV

The details surrounding  credit card processing can be overwhelming. Clearent, Credit card processor and North American Retail Hardware Association Business Services Partner, presents some of the most common myths about EMV technology below. For more information about Clearent and to take ... Read More »

NRHA Employee to Road Trip, Visit Independents Along Mississippi River

road trip

A North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) employee is headed on a road trip to five cities in five states in five days with stops at numerous independently owned businesses along the way. On March 12, NRHA profiles editor Renee Changnon ... Read More »

Tumble Into the NRHA All-Industry Conference


The events and opportunities at the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) All-Industry Conference are sure to keep you spinning around the Las Vegas Convention Center May 8-10. Held in conjunction with the National Hardware Show, the NRHA All-Industry Conference ... Read More »

A Day in the Life During NRHA’s RMCP


Advanced, industry-specific leadership training sounds useful, but what all does it actually entail? Retail professionals who attend the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Retail Management Certification Program dedicate six months to enhancing their careers. Students of the college-level program ... Read More »