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Melanie Moul

Melanie Moul
Melanie is the managing editor for the North American Hardware and Paint Association. She has worked for the association since 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and baking without recipes and watching online makeup tutorials. She and her husband are raising their son and two fur children in Indianapolis.

5 Cybersecurity Resources to Help You Protect Your Business

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If any part of your business is connected to the internet, having a cybersecurity policy is a critical component to protecting your data. Check out these five resources to learn how your peers are managing cybersecurity in their operations, the …

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How to Choose the Right Data Backups for Your Business

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As high-profile ransomware attacks have been making headlines in recent weeks, and with the U.S. government mandating cyber incident reporting, it’s clear that taking the steps necessary to protect your business and your sensitive data is a critical part of …

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How 2 Retailers Resolved Ransomware Attacks

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It’s 6 a.m. on the Friday before Memorial Day. You anticipate it will be your busiest sales weekend of the year. A text pings on your phone, and the message makes you bolt upright in bed. It’s from your IT …

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150 Years of Blish-Mize: A Q&A With John and Jonathan Mize

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Blish-Mize Co. is celebrating 150 years of service this year. Hardware Retailing talked to chairman of the board John H. Mize and CEO and president Jonathan Mize for their insights into this milestone achievement for the company. Click here for …

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Blish-Mize Hosts Live Buying Market, Celebrates 150 Years

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After more than a year of most events in the home improvement industry grinding to a halt, Kansas-based Blish-Mize Co. held a live, face-to-face market last week, welcoming retailers and vendors to the Overland Park Convention Center for its three-day …

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spoga+gafa 2021 Postponed to August, Plans Hybrid Event

spoga+gafa

Due to the continuing uncertain situation regarding COVID-19, Koelnmesse has responded to the call by the green garden lifestyle industries and, for one year only, moved spoga+gafa—the world’s largest garden and lifestyle trade fair—to Aug. 8-10. Koelnmesse is working on …

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House-Hasson Names New Company President

House-Hasson president

House-Hasson Hardware’s board of directors unanimously voted to make Steve P. Henry the new president of House-Hasson Hardware, America’s largest independent regional hardware distributor. House-Hasson’s leadership change follows the Feb. 15 death of company president Don Hasson. Henry has served …

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How Project Knowledge Leads to Power Tool Sales

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There are two common reasons a DIYer will come to you for a power tool: They are replacing one that is outdated or broken or they’re taking on a project that requires a new tool. According to data from the …

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