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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.

CNRG Relaunches Germantown Hardware

Germantown Hardware

Germantown Hardware, located in Germantown, Tennessee, welcomed members of the local community to celebrate its grand reopening in April, with events that included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a tour with city officials and a customer celebration. The grand reopening not only …

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Are You Looking to Sell? Valuation Is the First Step

NHPA Retail Marketplace Valuation

Are you looking to sell your business, but you don’t know where to start? The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has launched a new service to help home improvement owners looking to sell their businesses. Gary Pittsford, CFP®, …

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Participate in the 2022 Cost of Doing Business Study

2022 Cost of Doing Business Study

Each year, the North American Hardware and Paint Association’s (NHPA) Cost of Doing Business Study delivers data and insights that allow retailers to increase their profits and strategize for the future. NHPA is now inviting hardware store, home center, lumberyard …

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Sneak Peek: Retail Management Certification Program

RMCP

The Retail Management Certification Program was created by the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) for owners and managers in the home improvement industry. The program focuses on learning skills to grow store sales and profits in today’s changing …

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The NHPA All-Industry Conference Brings the Industry Together

national hardware show

If you’re looking for a new opportunity for product discovery and want to learn strategies to invest in your business this year, the NHPA All-Industry Conference is the place to find it all. The North American Hardware and Paint Association …

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How Are You Investing in Your Leaders?

NHPA News

If you’re looking for a new opportunity to build up your key team members, NHPA can help. The NHPA Foundations of Leadership program and the Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) offer advanced retail training opportunities for everyone from new managers …

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NHPA Announces 2022 Young Retailer of the Year Honorees

2022 Young Retailer of the Year

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) is pleased to announce the 2022 Young Retailer of the Year honorees. Selected from a field of inspiring independent home improvement retailers under the age of 35 across North America, the eight …

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NHPA Announces the 2022 Top Guns Honorees

2022 top guns

For 15 years, the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has recognized retailers who are pillars of innovation, commitment and passion for the independent home improvement channel through the Top Guns awards. The retailers honored in this program have …

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