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Retail Management Certification Program Empowers Fall 2019 Class

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The third and final visit as part of the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Fall 2019 Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) was a culmination of the students’ hard work and a celebration of everything they accomplished during the course …

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Shur-Line, Bulldog and World and Main Unite as H2 Brands Group

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Home improvement product brands Shur-Line, Bulldog and World and Main have announced they will now be known under a singular identity: H2 Brands Group. The company says H2 Brands Group will provide customers with a global network of resources and …

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Sears Settles Lawsuit With Former CEO

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Sears Holdings Corp., the estate of the former retail titan Sears, has agreed to settle a lawsuit over the $5.2 billion sale of its Sears and Kmart chains to former chairman and CEO Edward Lampert for more than $18 million, …

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Lowe’s Announces New Chief Brand and Marketing Officer

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Lowe’s has announced the appointment of Marisa F. Thalberg as executive vice president, chief brand and marketing officer, effective February 10. She most recently served as the global chief brand officer for fast-food chain Taco Bell. Thalberg has been named …

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United Hardware Buying Market Highlights Special Events

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At its Spring and Summer Buying Market, held Jan. 10-12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, United Hardware helped retailers start off the new year with a diverse mix of vendors, discounted buys and a focus on the power …

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How Jackson Center PRO Competes on Price

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Jackson Center PRO Hardware is making an art of competitive pricing. The Jackson Center, Ohio, store currently has about 3,000 square feet of selling space, but the size isn’t preventing it from beating the big boxes on quality and price. …

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Orgill Announces 2020 Executive Vice President Team

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As the new decade begins, Orgill has announced a few changes and promotions to its team of executive vice presidents. These changes are designed to position Orgill for further growth in the coming years and to provide an even stronger …

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Ace Hardware Names President of Emery Jensen Distribution

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Ace Hardware Corp. has appointed Michael Magee to the position of president and general manager of Emery Jensen Distribution, a division of Ace Wholesale Holdings. Magee will oversee strategic and tactical plans for growing wholesale business, including the development of …

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