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Lindsey Thompson

Lindsey joined the NHPA staff in 2021 as an associate editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. A native of Ohio, Lindsey earned a B.S. in journalism and minors in business and sociology from Ohio University. She loves spending time with her husband, two kids, two cats and one dog, as well as doing DIY projects around the house, going to concerts, boating and cheering on the Cleveland Indians.

Regaining Footing After a Flood

flood

No matter how many times disaster strikes, nothing can fully prepare you for handling an extreme weather incident. However, you can learn from the past and use that knowledge to weather through the best you can. Such was the case …

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Season-Proofing Your Operation By Job Function

In the March issue of Hardware Retailing, retailers shared insights on how to protect an operation against the ebbs and flows of the seasons. As you look to implement best practices for guarding against the seasons, here is a checklist …

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Ace Hardware Announces Partnership with ServiceMaster Brands

ServiceMaster Brands

Ace Hardware has entered into a multi-year agreement with ServiceMaster Brands, a franchise provider of needs-based residential and commercial services in the restoration, cleaning, moving and bioremediation industries. The new partnership will enable local franchise owners within the ServiceMaster® organization …

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Weather Products Your Customers Need 

weather products

It was a local meteorologist, Rebecca Barry, who helped Hagan Ace Hardware create its hurricane preparedness list with weather products customers need to prepare. Jacob Hagan, director of operations for Hagan Ace Hardware, says Barry’s thoughts and vision gave the …

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House-Hasson Names Operations VP for Headquarters Warehouse

house-hasson operations VP

House-Hasson Hardware has named Wayne Walls as its new vice president of operations in charge of warehousing and transportation for House-Hasson’s 450,000-square-foot Knoxville operation. “We wanted the best to head our Knoxville operations, and we found him,” says Steve Henry, …

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R.P. Lumber Strengthens Presence in Iowa

R.P. Lumber Iowa

R.P. Lumber Co. Inc. continues to grow with the pending acquisition of Schrock Lumber Co., a 60-year-old family-owned hardware, lumber and building materials retailer located in Mediapolis, Iowa. The transaction will close on Friday, March 1st. Terms of the deal …

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