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Training, Research and Events Available Through NRHA

Training, Research and Events Available Through NRHA

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Looking back on the past 12 months, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) has made quite an impact this year. Your association launched and released many exciting programs, services and events. Additionally, NRHA added six new employees to its staff who all work hard every day to provide independent retailers with the resources and materials they need to succeed. Check out the recap below, and for more information about what your association has to offer, visit NRHA’s website.

Basic Retail Accounting
This online introduction to retail accounting explains the terms used in the income statement and balance sheet and defines financial ratios that can be used to compare your operation against others in the industry. Click here to learn more.

Young Guns Roundtable
This year, NRHA added a new discussion group to its long list of retailer roundtables. Designed to connect the future leaders of our industry, the Young Guns Roundtable creates an environment for high-impact young retailers to share ideas and network. For more information about NRHA’s various roundtable groups, click here.

Foundations of Leadership Program
This 16-week online course is now available under NRHA’s Retail Leadership Institute. The course is designed for new and upcoming independent retail leaders and teaches students their personal leadership styles and the key concepts of leadership. Click here to learn more and to register your key employees.

ZipRecruiter Partnership
ZipRecruiter helps business owners find great employees by allowing them to distribute job postings affordably. NRHA Business Services gets retailers a 35 percent discount on any of ZipRecruiter’s three basic plans. To learn more and to get in touch with ZipRecruiter, click here.

New Research and Downloadable Resources
To help you make decisions for your business, this year, NRHA released the 100th annual Cost of Doing Business Study, holiday social media graphics, 13 Trainer’s Toolbox lessons, the Home Sweet Home Pros’ Edition and signage, the Merchandising for Profit Study and a verbal coaching worksheet.

About Hilary Welter

Hilary Welter

As the member services and communications coordinator, Hilary contributes to all member-focused communications efforts. She assists with communication aspects of member recruitment and retention and contributes to the marketing of member programs and benefits. Additionally, she is the voice behind NRHA and Hardware Retailing social media accounts. Hilary is currently working remotely while traveling abroad, tapping into the international hardware markets along the way. To follow her adventures, visit www.hardwareretailing.com/NRHA-Abroad starting August 1, 2016.