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True Value Retailers Illuminate Communities Amid COVID-19

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True Value retailers across the country are taking part in the Shine-a-Light campaign, brightening the communities they serve with decorative lights to express goodwill, hope and solidarity amid COVID-19. True Value says its independent retailers are known as essential resources …

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Get Answers to Your COVID-19 Insurance Questions

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Are you aware of your health insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic? Hardware Retailing spoke with Bob Chiesa, president and CEO of Custom Benefits Insurance Group, Inc. to gain answers to some frequently asked questions regarding insurance benefits during this …

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National Hardware Show Offers CARES Act Webinar

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The National Hardware Show is presenting a live webinar covering what small businesses need to know about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The webinar is scheduled to take place April 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 …

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The Farnsworth Group, HIRI Partner for Weekly COVID-19 Updates

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Market research firms The Farnsworth Group and the Home Improvement Research Institute have announced an ongoing partnership to deliver weekly updates on how COVID-19 is impacting DIYers and contractors. The two organizations say the goal of the weekly updates is …

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Ace Hardware Stores Aim to Hire 30,000 Employees

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Amid an increased demand for essential products and services, Ace Hardware locations across the U.S. plan to hire more than 30,000 people in full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. Interested applicants can visit storejobs.acehardware.com or text AceStoreJobs to 242424 to apply …

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Big Boxes Change Policies Amid COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought changes to home improvement stores across North America, but big boxes are also finding it necessary to adopt new operations policies to protect employees and customers. Learn what Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards and Walmart are …

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6.6M People File Unemployment Claims

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More than 6.6 million people have filed unemployment claims in the week ending March 28, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Labor. This figure is in addition to 3.3 million people who filed unemployment claims in the …

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Navigating CARES Act Loans for Small Businesses

CARES Act Loans for Small Businesses

Signed into law March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes nearly $350 billion in federal assistance through a small business loan program. Offered by the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) aims …

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