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International Hardware Fair 2022 Kicks Off Next Week

International Hardware Fair

Home improvement retailers from around the world will converge in Cologne, Germany, on September 25 for the Eisenwaremesse 2022 International Hardware Fair, hosted by Koelnmesse. The four-day event will include a virtual option for retailers who cannot attend in person.  …

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Spectrum Paint President Talks Expansion

Spectrum Paint

When Travis Detter founded Spectrum Paint Co. in Oklahoma in 1986, he knew he wanted to go into business for himself, and the paint industry was the path he took. In the beginning, he was the only employee. Now, Spectrum …

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Introducing the 2023 HABITAT Pillars for NHS

HABITAT 2023

An integral part of the National Hardware Show, HABITAT is an on-site and digital product discovery showcase, highlighting the ideas and evolving lifestyles that are driving the future of home and in turn, consumer spend. It is an elevated NHS …

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NHPA to Host Technology Conference in 2023

independents conference

Make plans to join other retailers, wholesale partners, service providers and other channel partners at the 2023 NHPA Independents Conference August 2-3, 2023 in Dallas. The two-day event, hosted by the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA), will highlight …

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Renee on the Road Tours Ohio Retail Operations

Renee on the Road

For the fourth installment of Renee on the Road, staff members from the North American Hardware and Paint Association toured Ohio home improvement retailers and a paintbrush manufacturer. Joining retail engagement specialist Renee Changnon on this trip were associate editor …

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NHPA to Attend 2022 International Hardware Fair in Cologne

2022 International Hardware Fair

After two years without meeting together in person, the 2022 Eisenwarenmesse International Hardware Fair is back, bringing innovations and trends in the hard goods industry. From Sept. 25-28, over 2,000 suppliers from over 40 countries will showcase their innovations, including …

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Stream the 2022 Young Retailer of the Year Event

2022 Young Retailer of the Year

Members of the independent home improvement channel celebrated the North American Hardware and Paint Association’s (NHPA) 2022 Young Retailer of the Year honorees at a virtual event on July 20. Attendees got to hear from the honorees and congratulate them …

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NHPA Honorees Took Many Paths Into Home Improvement Industry

honorees

From finance to food service, this year’s Young Retailer of the Year honorees come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Some were raised in the home improvement industry while others were looking for a career change that better suited their …

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