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NRHA to Host Virtual Town Hall on April 22

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is hosting a virtual town hall on Wednesday, April 22 at 4 p.m. EDT. This event is an opportunity for retailers to learn and share with others about their experiences serving their communities and …

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Poster: Why Home Improvement Is Essential

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Across North America, local governments are declaring home improvement operations and their employees essential amid the COVID-19 crisis. As a valued member of the home improvement industry, you know the products you sell, the services you offer and the community …

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Washington Store Stays Flexible During Pandemic

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Located 15 minutes from Seattle, Island Home Center & Lumber is busy serving a community that is near one of the early U.S. hot spots for the COVID-19 pandemic. The proximity to Seattle doesn’t mean Island Home Center’s community has …

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The Farnsworth Group Plans Webinar on COVID-19’s DIY Impact

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Market research firm The Farnsworth Group is planning a webinar to explore how COVID-19 has impacted DIYers and their future projects. The online event will take place Thursday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The webinar will be hosted by …

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April Homebuilder Confidence Falls to Historic Low

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has released new data outlining the effect COVID-19 has had on U.S. construction crews. The latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) shows builder confidence fell 42 points in April to 30. Any …

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Retail Sales Fall 8.7% in March

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As COVID-19 continues to impact every aspect of retail, the latest retail sales report from the U.S. Department of Commerce shows overall retail and food service sales fell 8.7 percent from Feb. 2020 to March 2020. Retail, excluding food service,  …

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NRHA Plans Town Hall Webinar on April 22

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is committed to helping independent home improvement operators become better and more profitable retailers. As COVID-19 affects retail in unprecedented ways, staying connected and sharing best practices is one of the most important …

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PRO Group Plans Virtual Group Merchandising Conference

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Amid the effects of COVID-19, PRO Group has decided to host a virtual Group Merchandising Conference using Zoom software June 22-24. Originally scheduled to take place in Atlanta, the event will still allow partner manufacturers and distributor members the opportunity …

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