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Resources for Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness

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As a part of the CARES Act, small businesses across the U.S. were able to apply for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to help stabilize their businesses amid COVID-19. Since the program’s start, more than 4 million loans have been …

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Canadian Headlines for Retailers: June 1

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Hardlines is keeping Canadian retailers informed on the ways COVID-19 is impacting their home improvement stores. Check back each week for an update on the latest headlines affecting home improvement retail in Canada. BSIABC Donates Meals to Health Care Workers The …

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House Passes Updated Paycheck Protection Program Legislation

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill May 28 that amends provisions of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to give small businesses more time to pay off the loans and more flexibility in how the money is used. The …

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Canadian Headlines for Retailers: May 25

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Hardlines is keeping Canadian retailers informed on the ways COVID-19 is impacting their home improvement stores. Check back each week for an update on the latest headlines affecting home improvement retail in Canada. Canadian Retail Sees Record Decline as Online Sales …

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Home Hardware Announces Virtual Fall Market

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Following the success of its first virtual market in the spring, Home Hardware Stores Ltd. is proud to announce plans for another virtual event. The 2020 Fall Market, set for Sept. 13-20, will be held virtually. “We are pleased with …

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U.S. Retail Sales Fall Record 16% in April

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U.S. retail sales fell 16.4 percent from March to April, as many cities and states enacted stay-at-home orders to stem the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The 16 percent drop seen in April nearly doubles the sales slowdown seen …

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Canadian Headlines for Retailers: May 18

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Hardlines is keeping Canadian retailers informed on the ways COVID-19 is impacting their home improvement stores. Check back each week for an update on the latest headlines affecting home improvement retail in Canada. How Provinces Plan to Reopen A sense that …

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Register Now: NRHA Town Hall to Focus on Employment Law Amid COVID-19

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) invites all independent retailers to its third virtual town hall session, to be held Thursday, May 21 at 4 p.m. ET. This session will focus on employment law concerns independent home improvement retailers …

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