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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 Ways to Ensure Your Consumables Are Fresh

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Consumables—candy, snacks and beverages—can be a key category to boost average transaction size and enhance the customer experience. However, this category should be carefully monitored and regularly refreshed because it’s likely the only category in your store that includes products …

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Do it Best Partners With Nation’s Best to Drive Growth

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Do it Best Corp. has announced a joint venture with Nation’s Best Holdings, a growing family of 10 locally branded home improvement stores operated across three states by Do it Best member-owner Chris Miller. “In the highly competitive home improvement …

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The 2020 Top Guns On Their First Jobs

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Will Aubuchon W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. First Job: Aubuchon Hardware Warehouse Shop, age 13 “I learned a lot from the shop manager, Eric Berlo, as a person, a leader, a boss. His genuine kindness and care kept me focused as a …

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2020 Top Guns Honoree: Kirby Scales

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Kirby Scales, General Manager, Russell Do it Center 7 home centers and 2 building supply stores, Alabama A chance opportunity at a family friend’s hardware store was the beginning of what would become a lifelong career for Kirby Scales. Today, …

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2020 Top Guns Honoree: Kevin Hancock

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Kevin Hancock, President and CEO, Hancock Lumber 9 stores, Maine and New Hampshire Kevin Hancock is part of the sixth generation of his family to lead Hancock Lumber, which was founded in 1848. Today, the company owns timberland and operates …

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2020 Top Guns Honoree: Will Aubuchon

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Will Aubuchon, President and CEO, W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. 104 stores in Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, New York W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. was founded in 1908 by William E. Aubuchon. Today, his great-grandson, Will Aubuchon, serves as CEO. …

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NRHA Announces 2020 Top Guns Award Honorees

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For 13 years, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) has recognized retailers who are leading their operations in innovative ways through the Top Guns Awards. Whether they are focused on fine-tuning the customer experience, exploring new business endeavors or …

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2020 Top Guns Honoree: Patrick Goebel

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Patrick Goebel, President, Star Lumber 2 retail stores, 3 professional service centers, Kansas and Oklahoma Star Lumber was founded in 1939 by Earl Goebel, a builder with an entrepreneurial spirit. Today, the company is led by the third generation, including …

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