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NRHA Offers Free Access to Paid Online Retail Training Courses

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As home improvement retailers navigate the changing landscape of retail during COVID-19, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is here to support essential businesses. NRHA is waiving membership fees for retailers who would like to register for NRHA’s online …

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Understanding the Paycheck Protection Program

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates nearly $350 billion to small businesses that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most important segments of this legislation is a new loan program from …

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Brinkmann’s True Value Hardware Donates to 32 Bronx Fire Stations

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For more than four decades, Brinkmann’s True Value Hardware has adapted to serve their Long Island, New York, community. As COVID-19 pushes every retailer to consider new ways to serve, co-owner Ben Brinkmann recently made a much-appreciated donation to his …

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U.S. Govt. Adds $320B to Paycheck Protection Program

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President Trump has signed into law a $484 billion COVID-19 relief package, which will offer additional funds to hospitals for COVID-19 testing. Nearly $320 billion will also go to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program, which offers financial assistance to small …

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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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Weakley-Watson Rethinks Community Service in Light of COVID-19

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Like many other retail operations, Weakley-Watson Hardware in Brownwood, Texas, is doing business differently in response to COVID-19. Owner Weston Jacobs is taking active steps not only to protect people from the virus, but also to take care of the …

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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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Retailers Across North America Remain Resourceful Amid COVID-19

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As local and federal lawmakers across North America issue guidance to stay at home, many are permitting hardware and home improvement stores to remain open to serve their communities. Read about retailers from across North America who are continuing to …

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