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Carly Froderman

Carly joined the NHPA staff in 2021 as an associate editor. Born and raised in Indiana, Carly earned a B.A. in English from Indiana University Bloomington. She enjoys reading, hiking, and cheering on the Indiana Hoosiers.

Why and How to Invest in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Cyber attacks put individuals and companies at risk and threaten the financial security of businesses and the economy. According to Statista, nearly a quarter of the companies that have experienced a cyberattack have lost between $50,000–$99,999. Among the surveyed companies, …

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3 Best Practices for Bringing on Technology

Bringing on Technology

While you may understand the importance of adding technology to your operation to become more efficient and profitable, knowing where to start implementing new technologies can be intimidating. Eric Hassett, owner of Hassett Hardware, which has five stores in the …

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6 Ways to Flourish in the Fastener Category

Fasteners

Investing in categories that are consistent traffic-drivers, like fasteners, can lead to more satisfied and loyal customers and increased sales. Offering a specialized selection of products and providing purchasing flexibility plus high-quality customer service are some of the strategies that …

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New Products – February 2023

New Products

Cordless Press Jaws Milwaukee’s RLS® ACR Press Jaws are part of the M18™ FORCE LOGIC™ line of press solutions with the RLS fitting system. These press jaws enable up to 60% faster connections while eliminating the need for nitrogen purges, …

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Going Green With Rags

Hot Products

First Insight and Wharton Baker Retailing Center found that consumers are willing to pay for more sustainable goods, surprising many retail executives. The report revealed that a knowledge gap exists between what consumers actually want and what retailers presume they …

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Hot Products – February 1, 2023

Hot Products

Multipurpose Scissors The BLACK+DECKER Multipurpose Scissors set includes three sizes (5.5-inch, 6.6-inch and 8.5-inch) suitable for a variety of cutting tasks. They’re suitable for cutting paper of varying weights, cardboard, photos, fabric and more. Black + Decker | blackanddecker.com Floor …

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Home Hardware Recognized as One of Canada’s Best Employers

Best Managed Companies

Home Hardware Stores Limited has been featured on Forbes’ list of Canada’s Best Employers 2023 for the third year in a row. Presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., this award is based on independent employee surveys who provided feedback on …

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Nominate a Young Retailer by January 28!

Have you submitted a nomination for the North American Hardware and Paint Association’s (NHPA) 2023 Young Retailer of the Year program? The deadline to submit nominations is Jan. 28. Click here to learn more about the Young Retailer of the …

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