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Small Businesses and the Threat of Data Theft

By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org, and Hilary Welter, hwelter@nrha.org You’ve read the stories about data breaches, but are the numbers too big to hit home? In September 2014, Home Depot confirmed that hackers used malware, or software designed to steal digitally stored ... Read More »

Part-Time Job Inspires Family to Get Into Hardware

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For more than 50 years, Jim White, owner of Boyne City Hardware in Boyne City, Michigan, has been working in the hardware industry. And unlike many retailers who grew up in the business, Jim got into the hardware business before his dad ... Read More »

Revolutionizing Retail: Using Technology to Build a Smarter Store

To view a PDF of this story, click here. Picture it: A customer walks into your store and receives an alert on his phone about a special on charcoal for his grill. He received the alert because he purchased a ... Read More »

Using Technology to Improve Retail

In the September issue of Hardware Retailing, we looked at six areas of your business where technology can help make your store a true “smart store.” In this video, we’ll further explore those six areas and learn more about how ... Read More »

From Milkshakes to Pokèmon, Cabirac Keeps Retail Fun

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To learn more about James Cabirac’s vision for Kief Hardware, his thoughts on the industry and NRHA, click here to watch an extended interview.  The Cool Cajun By Dan Tratensek, dant@nrha.org There’s something about James Cabirac’s impish grin that immediately lets ... Read More »

Check Out These Resources on Data Security

Data security

In a story in the September 2016 issue of Hardware Retailing magazine, industry experts discuss how to prevent and handle issues related to data security. By speaking with these experts and doing research for the story, Hardware Retailing gathered the ... Read More »

FBI Q&A: How to Deal With Data Theft

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James C. Trainor, assistant director of the FBI Cyber Division, took questions from Hardware Retailing on how small businesses can prevent cybercrime and work with law enforcement to investigate cybercrimes. Hardware Retailing (HR): Why are cybercrimes increasingly important for the FBI to investigate? James ... Read More »

Q&A: How Small Businesses Can Survive Cybercrime

Scott Reynolds is CEO of Member Insurance, which provides risk management and insurance solutions to hardware stores, building material dealers, lumber dealers and related businesses throughout the U.S. and Canada. The agency provides cyber liability products, which are policies specifically ... Read More »