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Celebrate the Young Retailer Honorees at a Virtual Event

2020 Young Retailer of the Year

In an effort to protect the health and safety of attendees amid COVID-19, NRHA will host its 2020 Young Retailer of the Year ceremony virtually on Aug. 31. For 24 years, NRHA has highlighted the achievements of independent home improvement …

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Attendance Grows at House-Hasson’s First Virtual Event

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The House-Hasson summer dealer market, the first virtual event the company has hosted, saw a 25 percent increase in attendance over last summer’s event, organizers say. In total, roughly 1,600 people participated in the event. “We’re all about dealer profitability, …

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Do it Best Partners With Nation’s Best to Drive Growth

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Do it Best Corp. has announced a joint venture with Nation’s Best Holdings, a growing family of 10 locally branded home improvement stores operated across three states by Do it Best member-owner Chris Miller. “In the highly competitive home improvement …

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United Hardware Debuts Its Virtual Buying Market

United Hardware Virtual Market

While the first half of the year has been full of economic uncertainty and a global pandemic, that didn’t seem to dampen the enthusiasm of retailers attending United Hardware’s Fall and Winter Buying Market, July 27 through August 2. But …

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NRHA to Host Webinar on Managing Stress in the Workplace

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Managing stress in the workplace is a priority under normal circumstances—but amid COVID-19 concerns across North America, this topic is both important and timely. To help retailers better support their teams during this crisis, the North American Retail Hardware Association …

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How Housing Could Lead an Economic Rebound

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As news hit that the U.S. gross domestic product—a measurement of the production of goods and services—contracted 32.9 percent in the second quarter of 2020, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports housing could be on the frontlines of …

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Online Leadership Course Empowers Managers

Foundations of Leadership program

The deadline to apply for the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Foundations of Leadership program’s Fall 2020 session is Sept. 4. The Foundations of Leadership program is an online leadership development course for new and upcoming managers. It is designed …

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Walmart to Eliminate Hundreds of Corporate Jobs

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Walmart is cutting hundreds of corporate positions as it merges its online and store businesses in the U.S., reports CNBC. The big-box retail chain has not disclosed how many corporate positions will be affected by the cuts, but the eliminated …

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