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Hans Cummings

Hans Cummings
Born in Indiana and raised in Indiana, Germany and Virginia, Hans has worked for NRHA since 2001. He has a B.A. in English from Indiana University and is a published fantasy and science-fiction author. His hobbies include cooking, especially smoking meats, tabletop and video games and supporting space sciences and science education.

Home Hardware Announces 2021 Virtual Fall Market

Kevin McNab of Home Hardware on a tablet screen

Home Hardware has announced its 2021 Virtual Fall Market will take place Sept. 27-Oct. 4, 2021. Home Hardware previously held a virtual market this spring, from Mar. 22-29. “Home Hardware continues to leverage technology in new and innovative ways to …

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National Hardware Show Reimagines Experience With New Digital Component

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The National Hardware Show® (NHS) will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 21-23, 2021 for its 75th edition. Not only will the Show take place in the Convention Center’s new West Hall, it will also offer updated health …

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House-Hasson Achieves Store-Set Record

House-Hasson

House-Hasson reports that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, its number of store-set projects in 2020 equaled its 2019 numbers. The company exceeded by more than $1 million 2019’s revenue for store-sets through which House-Hasson designed, stocked and promoted new or expanded stores …

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May New Products

May New Products

Spa Showerhead Nebia by Moen uses a patented water delivery system that provides more pressure and more coverage while using less water. It includes a magnetically docking handsprayer and all the tools needed for installation. Moen moen.com or 800-289-6636 Anti-Fog …

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Small Business Rising Seeks to Combat Monopolies

Small Business Rising

A new coalition of independent businesses is urging policymakers to rein in monopolies and level the playing field that has long left independents at a disadvantage. Called Small Business Rising, the coalition includes a diverse cross-section of business owners from …

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Stay Connected to the Channel

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Even though the National Hardware Show is still a few months away, you can stay connected through NHS Connects. NHS Connects, opening to buyers and retailers April 27, is the digital home of the National Hardware Show and a hub …

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Hardlines Announces Launch of HR Advisor Newsletter

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Michael McLarney, president Hardlines Inc., announced the launch of HR Advisor, a free newsletter designed to keep business owners and managers informed about human resources issues and concerns. To ensure retailers get guidance to help manage and support their teams, …

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Clinton Hardware’s Historic Merchandising

Clinton Hardware

Historic Welcome  Clinton Hardware in Clinton, Maryland, has an eye-catching entry display that introduces customers to the history of the operation.  The business opened in 1946, and the display includes a paint shaker that has belonged to the store since …

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