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2015 Market Measure

To download a PDF of the complete 2015 Market Measure, please complete the form at the bottom of the page. It doesn’t take an Ivy League economist to explain what happens when consumers have more money in their pockets, their homes’ ... Read More »

Bernzomatic Offering Scholarships for NRHA Training Program

Worthington Cylinders, parent company of Bernzomatic, recently launched a campaign to sponsor four scholarships for NRHA’s Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) in 2016. The Bernzomatic Find Your Fire Retail Management Certification Program Scholarship campaign was launched earlier this month to ... Read More »

Shopping at Amazon Vs. a Local Business

Consumers need to understand the impact of buying products through Amazon rather than local businesses, such as independent home improvement retailers. Here’s a way to educate your customers. The Advocates for Independent Business created an infographic that shows the difference consumers make on ... Read More »

High-Profit Stores Outperform Industry Growth

Sales in 2015 grew by 5.81 percent, with the typical hardware store seeing a 2.9 percent profit increase; and, high-profit hardware stores outperformed with a 7.1 percent profit increase. The contributing factors for the high profit stores include higher customer ... Read More »

Prepare Your Business for Black Friday, Winter Holidays

Christmas Shopping

With November well underway, one of the busiest seasons for retail has begun. According to the National Retail Federation’s 2015 holiday consumer survey, holiday spending will be comparable to last year, with retail sales expected to rise 3.7 percent. Consumers plan ... Read More »

It’s Time to Reassess Your Insurance Plan

Health Insurance

The year 2015 is coming to a close, which means it’s time for business owners to think about renewing or purchasing a health insurance plan for the coming year. NRHA’s health insurance expert Bob Chiesa, president of Custom Benefits Insurance ... Read More »

Capitalize on the Hometown Advantage

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) can help you leverage data on the benefits of shopping local for events such as Small Business Saturday, which is Nov. 28. Now more than ever, consumers like knowing where their money is ... Read More »

Resource: Home Sweet Home Holiday Signage

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and Independent We Stand are offering  free marketing materials for you to promote your store’s important local economic impact to shoppers before Black Friday and the winter holidays. The materials leverage findings from a recent study, which shows that ... Read More »