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Melanie Moul

Melanie Moul
Melanie is the managing editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. She worked in central Pennsylvania for several years after college 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.

Do it Best Announces Spring Market Plans

do it best spring market

Do it Best Corp. has announced its plan to continue the virtual market format for its Spring 2021 event after the success the co-op had with its Fall 2020 market. The market will take place online from March 7 to …

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PPG Names New Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

PPG announced the appointment of Marvin Mendoza as global head of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I). In this newly developed role, Mendoza will be responsible for designing, leading and executing PPG’s global DE&I vision and strategy and leveraging data-driven insights …

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Nation’s Best Acquires Connolly’s Do it Best

nation's best

Nation’s Best, a rapidly growing home improvement company, recently announced its acquisition of Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental, which operates five locations in Fort Wayne, Indiana. “We are thrilled to welcome Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental …

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How 2 Families Have Passed Operations to the Next Generation

The future of the independent home improvement industry in many ways depends on the next generation of retailers to take the reins over the course of the next decade. In a recent Hardware Retailing reader survey, nearly 75 percent of …

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The Retail Data: 2020 Election Survey

2020 Election Survey

The North American Retail Hardware Association recently asked retailers about their intentions and priorities leading up to the 2020 U.S. election on Nov. 3. Here are the results of the survey.  92% of survey respondents say they plan to vote …

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Register Today for the Industry’s All-in-One Virtual Event

NRHA All-Industry Conference

Earlier this year, as trade shows and buying markets transitioned online, there was still hope that in-person events and gatherings could resume later in the spring and early summer.  However, it soon became clear that the safest course of action …

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Do it Best Announces New Board Members

board of directors

At the 2020 Do it Best Shareholders’ Meeting held Sept. 10 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the following member-owners were elected to their first terms on the co-op’s 12-person board of directors: Rob Gardiner—President, Damariscotta Hardware and Randolph Hardware Gardiner serves …

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Do it Best Virtual Fall Market Opens With Reimagined Opportunities

do it best virtual market

The 2020 Do it Best Fall Market kicked off Sept. 13 virtually, and the co-op brought in new and returning opportunities so its members could get the most value out of the virtual event, despite not being able to meet …

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