Home » Carly Froderman (page 5)

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.

Leadership Development Strategies for Your Operation

Tom Bowling owner of Hoover Paint

Strong leadership is a vital component of a prosperous business because it provides an operation with direction and purpose while cultivating a positive, productive work culture. There are many ways to build and improve leadership in a company; successful strategies …

Read More »

Listen to the Industry’s 2022 Top Gun Award Winners

Top Guns

The 2022 NHPA Top Guns winners participated in a panel discussion at the NHPA All-Industry Conference last month. The conversation centered around their operations—how they differentiate, how they excite and retain customers and employees and what’s in store for growth. …

Read More »

Window Treatment and Wallcovering Trends for 2022

window treatment and wallcovering trends

Prepare your business for customers to come calling for fashionable wallcovering and window treatment solutions. According to the most recent Window Coverings Market Report from Mordor Intelligence, the window coverings market is expected to grow 4.42 percent over the next …

Read More »

Ace Hardware to Offer Cash Back on Apple Card

apple cash back

Ace Hardware has announced that it has taken steps to strengthen its omnichannel shopping experience. Ace Hardware customers can now get unlimited three percent Daily Cash when they use Apple Card with Apple Pay for purchases in the Ace Hardware …

Read More »

4 Ways to Make Your Outdoor Power Equipment Category a Destination

Outdoor Power Equipment

In 2010, Dave and Candy Gutierrez, owners of Placerville True Value, were looking to expand their one-store operation to fit their succession plan for their twin sons. Around that time, the owner of Airhill General Hardware in Penn Valley, California, …

Read More »

Choice Charcuterie Board Supplies

charcuterie board

With summer right around the corner, customers are breaking out their charcuterie board supplies for picnics and outdoor wine tastings. Charcuterie boards gained popularity at the height of the pandemic and have been trending ever since. Consider stocking charcuterie board …

Read More »

Your Consulting Questions Answered: A Q&A With NHPA’s Kim Peffley

Consulting

Hardware Retailing spoke with Kim Peffley, the director of organizational development and consulting for the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA), about her industry experience, consultant offerings and leadership insight. Hardware Retailing (HR): What is your background and experience …

Read More »

BeautiTone Reveals 2022 Exterior Color of the Year

BeautiTone Exterior Color

BeautiTone, the No. 1 Canadian-made and Canadian-owned retail paint brand, has announced its first-ever Exterior Color of the Year, Ebony. The luxe 2022 color is a rich black with a subtle, spirited undertone of indigo that breathes life into older …

Read More »