Running a successful home improvement business requires a lot of time and energy. In addition to stocking the shelves with innovative new products, you also need to educate your staff, hone your leadership skills and find ways to stand out among the competition. That’s why NRHA is here to help you address all of these aspects of running your business.
Visit NRHA online here to learn more about the programs and resources listed here.
1. Educate your team.
Whether you’re already a member or are ready to get started, click here to take advantage of a full suite of training resources today.
2. Develop leadership skills.
Consider enrolling new managers and supervisors in NRHA’s Foundations of Leadership program. This 16-week, college-level online course teaches home improvement retail managers to be stronger leaders and communicators.
4. Improve your company culture.
NRHA’s Vision Process is designed to build a high-functioning retail operation. Retail teams focus on defining company values and goals and building best practices.
6. Have discussions with peers.
NRHA offers business owners the opportunity to connect with peers from all wholesale affiliations to discuss a wide variety of topics at more than 10 topic-focused roundtables each year.
7. Look at the numbers.
NRHA’s Cost of Doing Business Study aggregates financial data to help home centers, hardware stores, LBM outlets and paint and decor outlets compare their operations. The 2019 Cost of Doing Business Study is available now!
8. Interact with the industry.
Attend the NRHA State of Independents Conference, an interactive event that delivers proprietary research, live feedback and networking opportunities.
9. Invest in your community.
The NRHA Forum lets you to ask questions, share feedback and discuss ideas with others from your phone, tablet or computer. Register for the forum here at and join the conversation.
10. Enhance your operation.
To save you time and money, NRHA partners with a variety of service providers. From health insurance options to e-commerce tools, NRHA Business Services help you excel.