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Emphasize the Priorities of Remodelers

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org Attracting or keeping pro remodelers’ business requires focusing on what matters most to them. Many of the home remodelers who participated in a contractor study from the Home Improvement ... Read More »

Federal Changes to Housing Affordability

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Homeownership benefits home improvement retailers for clear reasons, including the fact that homeowners maintain and upgrade their houses with products retailers sell. Buying, though, is more difficult than it used to be, due to high prices and a limited number ... Read More »

Benchmark Your Business With 2018’s Market Measure

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. The Industry’s Annual Report While 2018 has shaped up to be another relatively strong year for sales in the home improvement industry, we may be facing a perception problem that could temper ... Read More »

Q&A: A Perspective on Home Sales, Remodeling and Construction

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Paul Bishop is the vice president of research for the National Association of Realtors® and leads the research division’s survey and market research activities, which include analyzing real estate business and policy issues. He took questions from Hardware Retailing magazine about the ... Read More »

Final Days to Register for the 2018 NRHA State of Independents Conference

NRHA State of Independents Conference

ACT NOW: The deadline to register for the 2018 NRHA State of Independents Conference is Wednesday, Nov. 7! Independent retailers can register for free to hear how home improvement leaders are finding new paths to grow their businesses. The 2018 ... Read More »

Physical Stores Beat Amazon for Power Tool Sales

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org Brick-and-mortar retailers in the U.S. still garner the majority of consumer spending on power tools, despite the ever-expanding online retail marketplace.  Recent TraQline survey data from research firm ... Read More »

3 Retail Takeaways From the HIRI 2018 Insights Conference

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At September’s HIRI 2018 Insights Conference, presented by the Home Improvement Research Institute, an informative lineup of speakers detailed economic trends and consumer preferences shaping the home improvement industry. Hardware Retailing gathered information from some of the presentations to deliver ... Read More »

A 10 List Roundup From October 2018

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Every year, Hardware Retailing editors develop more 10 list ideas than can fit in the pages of the magazine. In the October 2018 issue, five additional lists made it online to give you even more operations and trends updates. Check ... Read More »