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Melanie Moul

Melanie Moul
Melanie is the features editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. Originally from South Bend, Indiana, has a degree in professional writing. She worked in central Pennsylvania for several years after college as a barista and an editor and returned to the Hoosier State in late 2016 to join the NRHA team. In her spare time, she enjoys testing new recipes and watching online makeup tutorials. She and her husband are raising their son and two fur children in Indianapolis.

Indie Award Quarterfinalists Include 3 Hardware Stores

2019 indie award

Two independent hardware stores are among the 25 quarterfinalists for the 2019 Indie Award, a contest from Independent We Stand that allows people to vote for their favorite small business to earn the title of Independent Small Business of the …

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Do it Best Names New Members to Board of Directors

board of directors

Diana Newton and David Sturdivant were formally elected to the Do it Best Corp. board of directors at its annual fall market Shareholders’ Meeting in Indianapolis. This will be both Newton and Sturdivant’s first term on the 12-person board, the …

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Do it Best Celebrates New Products, Expands Paint Options at 2019 Fall Market

do it best market

Around nearly every corner of the 2019 Do it Best Fall Market this weekend in Indianapolis, attendees could see New Vendor flags flying high above exhibitors’ booths. The flags are a symbol of the co-op’s commitment to continue providing new …

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3 Reasons to Register for SOIC Today

SOIC

When’s the last time you surveyed your peers to discover the areas where they are finding success and what areas they’re predicting for growth in 2020? You probably haven’t done that recently, but the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) …

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The 10 Issue: Discover Quick-Hitting Operations Tips

10 issue

With a whoosh, the 10 list issue of Hardware Retailing has returned. This year, we’re exploring all sides of the independent home improvement industry with a twist. You’ll be able to fly through these 10 lists, but you’ll come away …

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10 Trusty Tools for Your Tool Belt

tools

You probably always have your favorite hammer, your trusty jigsaw and your adjustable wrench all within arm’s reach, but don’t forget some other critical tools to help your business blow the competition out of the water. Check out this list …

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Retailers at Blish-Mize Fall Buying Market Seek New Products, Educational Opportunities

blish-mize market

Blish-Mize held its Fall 2019 Buying Market at in Overland Park, Kansas, Sept. 19-21, and retailers came to the event in search of good deals and solutions to enhance their operations going into the fall and winter seasons. With strong …

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spoga+gafa 2019 Highlights Urban Gardening Trends

spoga+gafa

For the first time in the event’s history, spoga+gafa featured a theme: City Gardening. More than 2,000 exhibitors brought their products to Cologne, Germany, Sept. 1-3 to show how they cater to people who are committed to creating green spaces …

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