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How Stay-at-Home Orders Influence Home Projects

House Projects

People who aren’t homebodies have become homebound in recent months, and data shows that an increase in house projects is one of the results of social isolation during the pandemic. Retailers in the home improvement industry have met the varying …

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Wholesale Lumber Survives Tragedy, Serves Through Pandemic

Wholesale Lumber

When Joseph Burks devoted much of 2018 to remodeling Wholesale Lumber in Clint, Texas, he had no idea the redesign would allow the store to serve customers better through a pandemic. At the time, he was working through the tragedy …

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Spahn & Rose Lumber CEO on COVID-19 Challenges

Spahn & Rose

COVID-19 has posed challenges for every home improvement retailer, including those operating stores in multiple states. Building materials supplier Spahn & Rose Lumber counts 24 locations across Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. CEO Dave Davis recent spoke about the challenge of …

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Newly Updated: Stream All NRHA Town Hall Sessions

nrha town hall

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is hosting regular town hall sessions via Zoom to help independent home improvement retailers and channel partners stay informed amid COVID-19. In the first NRHA Town Hall covering COVID-19, retailers shared how their …

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Aubuchon Foundation Donates to COVID-19 Relief

aubuchon hardware

The Aubuchon Foundation is donating more than $100,000 to COVID-19 relief funds throughout the various communities the company serves across the northeast U.S. The charitable organization says the funds will be split between numerous COVID-19 relief organizations, including The Massachusetts …

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Ace Hardware of Clarkston Offers Hope During COVID-19

Ace Hardware of Clarkston

When Jason Haley heard about the COVID-19 pandemic, he quickly took action. He ordered $40,000 in extra inventory to stock Ace Hardware of Clarkston, his store in Clarkston, Michigan. He assumed supply chain interruptions would make it challenging to keep …

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

employment law amid covid-19

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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Cloverdale Ace Hardware Finds New Ways to Serve

Cloverdale Ace Hardware

When the spread of COVID-19 began changing the lives of residents in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Cloverdale Ace Hardware was quick to find new ways to serve. Store owner Douglas Brown scrambled to ensure his business could continue operating, despite challenges. …

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