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Engaging Customers Through Curbside Pickup

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Recently, the National Retail Federation (NRF) spoke with Ron Lutz, chief retail officer at strategy firm Miller Zell. Lutz discussed how retailers can truly engage customers, even during social distancing and curbside pickups, which have grown increasingly common for home …

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COVID-19’s Impact on 2020 and Beyond

NPD's Checkouts

New consumer information from market research firm The NPD Group (NPD) shows the popularity of DIY home improvement projects is a trend that looks poised to continue. NPD’s Checkout service tracks consumer behavior across all retail channels, illuminating trends in …

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Register Now: National Hardware Virtual Show and NRHA All-Industry Conference Start Oct. 12

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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 show and NRHA’s All-Industry Conference will be co-located with the show, offering …

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NFIB Data Shows Small Business Optimism Rebounding

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New data from the National Federation of Independent Business shows the small business labor market continued to improve in September amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to NFIB’s monthly jobs data, 10 percent of small business owners reported increasing employment an …

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National Hardware Virtual Show and NRHA All-Industry Conference Begin Today

NRHA All-Industry Conference

The National Hardware Show (NHS) and the NRHA All-Industry Conference are going virtual and both events start today! From Oct. 12-15, the National Hardware Show will launch its virtual show and NRHA’s All-Industry Conference will be co-located with the show, offering …

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Webinar: Charting COVID-19’s Home Improvement Impact

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The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) recently hosted an in-depth webinar on the impact COVID-19 has had on the home improvement channel. Sponsored by Epicor, the webinar was an opportunity for all members of the home improvement industry …

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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 show and NRHA’s All-Industry Conference will be co-located with the show, offering …

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Solidify Your Strategy to Reach Customers Amid COVID-19

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Marketing your business strategically is more important than ever as customers quickly adopt new shopping habits and view the retail experience through a new lens of safety and security during the pandemic. The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) recently published …

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