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Julie Leinwand

Julie Leinwand is the Corporate Communications Manager and Editor for NHPA. She graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism. In her spare time, she enjoys baking fanciful desserts and spending time with her puppies and husband.

Save $400! Register Now: 2023 NHPA Independents Conference

2023 NHPA Independents Conference

Registration is now open for the 2023 NHPA Independents Conference! Held in Dallas, Aug. 2-3, the event will bring together members of the home improvement industry from across North America for two energetic days of keynote speakers, presentations and panels, …

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Participate in the Q4 Independent Retailer Index Survey

Independent Retailer Index

Participate in the Q4 Independent Retailer Index survey! The Independent Retailer Index, developed by the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) in partnership with The Farnsworth Group, serves as a regular measure of the independent channel’s performance. Discover how …

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NHPA Announces Keynote Speaker for 2023 NHPA Independents Conference

2023 nhpa independents conference

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) is excited to announce the first keynote speaker for the 2023 NHPA Independents Conference. When it comes to e-commerce, there is no bigger name than Amazon, and NHPA has secured former Amazon …

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Nominations Open for 2023 Young Retailer of the Year Program

2023 Young Retailer of the Year Program

Nominations are open for the North American Hardware and Paint Association’s (NHPA) 2023 Young Retailer of the Year program. Now in its 27th year, it is the premier award program in the industry honoring young leaders who represent the future …

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2022 Cost of Doing Business Study Now Available

CODB 2022

NHPA’s 2022 Cost of Doing Business Study is now available. For more than 100 years, independent home improvement retailers have trusted this annual benchmarking tool to understand how their businesses compare financially to typical and high-profit operations and strategize for …

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Orgill’s Boyden Moore Highlights Company Strategies, Future Plans in Virtual Address

boyden moore

During Orgill’s Fall Online Buying Event, Orgill president and CEO Boyden Moore presented a virtual address to retailers, vendors, Orgill employees and media outlets, highlighting company sales updates, supply chain recovery, inflation and pricing, his outlook on the rest of …

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On the Road: NHPA Tours Stores in Copenhaven

NHPA News

Representatives for the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) are taking the association on the road—in stores and on industry show floors in the U.S. and Canada, and even further abroad. NHPA chief operating officer and publisher Dan Tratensek …

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McCoy’s Building Supply to Sell Four Stores to CNRG

McCoy's Building Supply tool display

McCoy’s Building Supply has announced plans to sell four store locations to Central Network Retail Group (CNRG). CNRG is a multi-format, multi-brand retailer currently operating 140 hardware stores, home centers and lumberyards in 16 states, including locations in both Mississippi …

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