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Renee Changnon

Renee Changnon
Renee Changnon is the retail outreach coordinator for NRHA. She meets with retailers in their stores and at industry events and introduces them to the services NRHA provides. Renee previously worked as a member of the NRHA communications team. She earned a degree in visual journalism from Illinois State University, where she served as the features editor for the school newspaper. After college, she implemented marketing and promotions initiatives at Jimmy John’s franchise locations across the country. She enjoys exploring books with her book club, Netflix marathons and hosting goat yoga at her apartment complex. Renee Changnon 317-275-9442 rchangnon@nrha.org

A Closer Look at Updates to Internet Sales Tax Laws

internet sales tax laws

Independent brick-and-mortar retailers may finally have a more level playing field with their online competitors thanks to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on internet sales tax laws, says Bill Brunelle, co-founder of Independent We Stand, an organization that promotes …

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Amazon May Open Up to 3,000 Brick-and-Mortar Locations

Amazon

Amazon may be expanding Amazon Go, the company’s brick-and-mortar convenience store concept, to as many as 3,000 new locations by 2021, according to Bloomberg. The aggressive and costly expansion would threaten chains like 7-Eleven, quick-service sandwich shops like Subway and Panera Bread, …

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10 Reasons I Love Local Businesses

love local

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. You most likely strive to spend your hard-earned money at other independent businesses. You understand that shopping locally supports your family, your employees and your community. While shopping local seems like a …

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10 Things Hardware Retailers Can Learn From Dollar Stores

dollar store

The retail industry is facing challenges, with large chain stores declaring bankruptcy or shopping malls shrinking. Amid all these changes and shifting consumer preferences, one type of retail outlet continues to grow and thrive—dollar store chains. Although independent hardware and …

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Historical Tour Takes Locals Back in Time at Morris Hardware

Morris Hardware

Main Street businesses in McConnelsville, Ohio, recently invited the community to celebrate local history and culture through an event called McConnelsville Open Doors. One of the many attractions available during the Sept. 15 community celebration was a guided tour of …

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Hardware Distribution Warehouses Fall Market Attendance Up 30 Percent

Hardware Distribution Warehouses

Hardware Distribution Warehouses (HDW) recent Fall Market, held at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, saw increased attendance of 30 percent compared to their previous market. CEO and president Kenneth R. Beauvais says registration and attendance were the second …

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How to Recover After Hurricane Damage

As the 2018 hurricane season ramps up in intensity, retailers with stores close to storm pathways are busy bracing for the initial impact and what may follow. As Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina and even threatens citizens and …

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Walmart, Amazon Focus on Demand for Drivers

drivers

As demand for speedy delivery continues to grow among consumers, retailers like Walmart and Amazon are looking for solutions to meet those needs. Both companies are approaching delivery in unique ways, with Walmart on the hunt for quality long-haul truck …

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