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Branneky True Value Hardware Journey Continues After 160 Years

Branneky

In the mid-19th century, many Americans took off on the Oregon Trail in search of new lands and opportunities. Its main departure points were in Missouri, and the route stretched 2,000 miles to California. More than 400,000 pioneers traveled the ... Read More »

PRO Group Recognizes Outstanding Retailers

Pro Group

Business acumen, creativity, innovation, passion and service are just a few words that could be used to describe three home improvement businesses recognized by Denver-based PRO Group this year. For achieving retail success and upholding the principles and ideals of ... Read More »

Washington Business Offers Rooftop Views, Urban Gardening and Yoga

W.S. Jenks & Son

For nearly 150 years, many residents in the Washington, D.C., area have turned to W.S. Jenks & Son for their hardware and home improvement needs. The product selection has shifted from wood-burning stoves, heaters and horseshoes  to an array of modern hardware ... Read More »

Westlake Ace Hardware Makes Executive Changes

Ace Retail Holdings

Ace Hardware Corp. has announced two top leadership changes for Ace Retail Holdings, the branch of the cooperative that operates the 100 corporately owned Westlake Ace Hardware stores. As of Aug. 1, Ace Retail Holdings’ chief operating officer Joe Jeffries was promoted to president and chief ... Read More »

Team Building at HPM Building Supply

At HPM in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, employees regularly participate in team-building activities. The benefits of those times together are numerous, including improved communication, camaraderie among employees who don’t normally work together and increased respect for each other. In this video, Tracie ... Read More »

New York Retailer Produces Power, Eliminates Its Utility Bill

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Jesse Carleton, jcarleton@nrha.org For the past couple of years, the electric meter has been spinning backwards at Brinkmann’s True Value. In 2015, the company’s location in Miller Place, New York, achieved ... Read More »

Retailers Share Tips to Rebound After Calamity

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. When Disaster Strikes When was the last time you reviewed your operation’s disaster preparedness plan? More importantly, does your business even have a disaster plan? As a retailer, the day-to-day ... Read More »

Safeguarding Your Operation From Disaster

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Establishing a plan that addresses your business’s needs immediately before, during and after a disaster could be the key to keeping employees safe, protecting your building and staying operational. No matter what kind of emergency you face, having guidelines in ... Read More »