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Todd Taber

Todd Taber
Todd is an assistant editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. He graduated from Indiana University where he majored in journalism and French. Throughout his career, he has aimed to highlight small businesses and their community value. He joined NRHA in 2017 and now serves on the news and marketing teams. In his free time, he likes to run, spend time with family and travel the country.

Register Now for the National Hardware Virtual Show and NRHA All-Industry Conference

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The National Hardware Show (NHS) and the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) All-Industry Conference are going virtual! From Oct. 12-15, the National Hardware Show will launch its virtual buying show and NRHA’s All-Industry Conference will be co-located with the show, …

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Now Available: 2020 Cost of Doing Business Study

2020 cost of doing business study

The 2020 Cost of Doing Business Study is now available! For decades, independent home improvement retailers have trusted this annual benchmarking tool to understand where their operation falls in the U.S. marketplace and set goals for future success. Featuring financial …

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Upcoming NRHA Webinar to Chart COVID-19’s Industry Impact

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) invites all members of the independent home improvement industry to its upcoming webinar charting the impact of COVID-19 on the home improvement industry. The online event will take place Sept. 30 at 2 …

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Stream the 2020 Young Retailer of the Year Ceremony

2020 Young Retailer of the Year

The 2020 Young Retailer of the Year ceremony was a chance for the independent home improvement industry to gather and celebrate the success and promise of the channel’s youngest leaders. Meet the 2020 Young Retailer of the Year honorees to …

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Dollar General Q2 Net Sales Grow 24%

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Dollar General Corp. reports second-quarter 2020 net sales increased 24 percent to $8.7 billion, up from $7 billion in the first quarter. In addition, the company’s operating profit increased 80.5 percent to reach $1 billion. “As a result of the …

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Analyzing Home Depot’s Supply Chain Upgrades

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As Home Depot executes a $1.2 billion supply chain investment, the National Retail Federation recently interviewed Stephanie Smith, the company’s senior vice president of supply chain. Read on for insights into the big-box retailer’s efforts to strengthen its supply chain. …

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Busy Beaver to Open 25th Store in Former Theater

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Home improvement chain Busy Beaver will open its 25th store in Delmont, Pennsylvania, in May 2021. The store will be located in a former movie theater and measure some 55,000 square feet, making it one of the company’s largest locations. …

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How to Reduce Stress for Greater Retail Success

Managing your home improvement team’s stress levels during the COVID-19 pandemic is essential. When managers don’t understand the pressures and complexities their team members face as individuals and as hardworking members of the home improvement channel, they aren’t positioning their …

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COVID-19: Its Impact on the
Home Improvement Industry

 

Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 2 P.M. ET