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Walmart to Cut 1,000 Corporate Jobs

walmart

Walmart will eliminate about 1,000 corporate jobs at the end of January, according to an article from The Wall Street Journal. Employees will lose jobs in the company’s human resources, technology and e-commerce departments, the article says. In a memo released to employees Tuesday, CEO Doug McMillon ... Read More »

NRHA Updates Training Course, Introduces Merchandising Basics

merchandising basics

Merchandising is one of the most effective tools independent home improvement retailers can use to increase sales. All retail store employees should understand the principles of creating and maintaining effective displays. For many years, the North American Retail Hardware Association ... Read More »

Why Businesses Should Act Like These 3 Big Box Retailers

Amazon, Nordstrom and Walmart

As an independent retailer, competition is everywhere. Whether it’s an online retailer, a big box chain or a luxury department store, customers expect more out of the retail experience than ever before. In order to compete with companies like Amazon, Nordstrom and Walmart, consider taking specific ... Read More »

What Are Your Plans for 2017?

Plans For 2017

A new year is here! What are your personal and professional goals or plans for 2017? We talked with a few industry professionals to see what they wanted to accomplish in 2017. Whether it’s time management, human resources, product knowledge ... Read More »