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Jesse Carleton

Jesse Carleton
Jesse Carleton has visited independent hardware retailers, conducted original research on the industry and written extensively about the business of hardware retailing. Jesse has written for more than a dozen of NRHA’s contract publishing titles, all related to the hardware retailing industry. He also was instrumental in developing the Basic Training in Hardware Retailing courses now used by thousands of retailers across the country.

Smart Home Products Get Awards at CES

CES

CES® has become known as a place to see innovative and breakthrough technologies, and this year, home improvement products for the smart home got some attention. At this year’s event, manufacturers and developers from around the world wowed attendees with innovations …

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United Market Offers Strong Start to New Year

United Hardware

Retailers attending United Hardware’s 2016 January Buying Market were approaching the New Year with optimism as they looked for new products, ways to refresh core categories and marketing solutions for their stores. The market, held Jan. 8-10 at the Minneapolis …

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Report Highlights Jobs Electricians Prefer

KleinTools

For some retailers, professional electricians make up a good portion of their customer base. A new survey from Klein Tools show why those tradesman enter or leave the field and what type of work they prefer. Klein Tools 2015 State of …

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Hiring in the 21st Century

Make a list of everything you think new college graduates want when they start looking for a job. Now compare that list to ours. In the following story, we take a look at the millennial generation, generally described as those …

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The Service Customers Want in Stores and Online

CustomerServiceTablet

Are you providing good customer service both online and in person? A recent survey from the National Retail Federation shows that customers’ expectations for online service are the same as what they want when they walk into your physical store. More than likely, …

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Blish-Mize Brings New Categories to Fall Market

Attendees at the 2015 Fall Blish-Mize Buying Market, held this past weekend in Overland Park, Kansas, got to see several new categories designed to help them diversify their product mix, along with a mobile ordering app they can take back to …

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Retailer Elected to NRHA Board of Directors

Jared (Jake) Smith, owner of Jared’s Ace Hardware and Crossroads Outdoors in Bishopville, South Carolina, was elected to the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) board of directors at the organization’s May Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. After growing up working …

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2015 Young Retailer of the Year: Jason Fujimoto

Multiple Store Retailers HPM Building Supply, Kea’au, Hawaii COO Fujimoto has contributed to practically every area of the company, from hands-on store management to strategic planning and operations. A major test of his business savvy came in 2008 when he …

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