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2019 State of Independents Conference to Highlight Retail Opportunities

At the 2019 State of Independents Conference Dec. 5 in Indianapolis, industry analysts and retailers will take a look at how global changes are affecting their day-to-day retail reality on a local level.

Registration to attend the one-day event held at the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Indianapolis headquarters is now open. Retailers attend for free, and from now until Nov. 1, manufacturers and channel partners can take advantage of an early bird rate to save money and develop vital links with retailers from across the country.

Explore the State of the Industry

The 2019 State of Independents Conference is filled with retailer presentations, exclusive research and dynamic networking opportunities, including an illuminating presentation from Dan Tratensek, NRHA executive vice president, and Jim Robisch, senior partner of market research firm The Farnsworth Group.

In their State of the Industry Report, the two industry veterans will analyze the current state of the home improvement market, using data from the annual Cost of Doing Business Study. Learn about the factors influencing current performance and hear their analysis of long-term growth opportunities.

Register to Attend Today

There’s still time to register for the 2019 State of Independents Conference Dec. 5 in Indianapolis. It’s never easy to take time away from your business, but by attending this year’s conference, you can return with insight and analytics to power it forward in 2020 and the years beyond.

About Todd Taber

Todd Taber
Todd is an assistant editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. He graduated from Indiana University where he majored in journalism and French. Throughout his career, he has aimed to highlight small businesses and their community value. He joined NRHA in 2017 and now serves on the news and marketing teams. In his free time, he likes to run, spend time with family and travel the country.

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