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PPG Reports $3.9B in Q1 2021 Sales

Paint manufacturer PPG is reporting record-breaking financial results for the first quarter of 2021, highlighting first-quarter net sales roughly 15 percent higher than in 2020. The company is reporting net sales in the first quarter of $3.9 billion, up 14.7 …

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Attend the 2021 Young Retailer of the Year Virtual Event

2021 Young Retailer of the Year Virtual Event

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) will host its 2021 Young Retailer of the Year ceremony in a virtual event on May 5. For 25 years, NHPA has highlighted the achievements of independent home improvement retailers 35 years …

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Use Social Media to Add Your Voice to the Small Business Rising Movement

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Are you ready to add your voice to the Small Business Rising movement? Use your social media channels to amplify the message. Small Business Rising, a new coalition of independent businesses, launched in April urging policymakers to reign in monopolies …

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What Big-Box Home Improvement Chains Are Prioritizing

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Big-box home improvement chains are taking unique approaches to gaining customers in the early days of the busy spring selling season. Explore how Home Depot, Lowe’s and Tractor Supply are launching new initiatives to boost sales. Home Depot: Opening New …

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Orgill Announces Logistics Investments, Expansion of Utah Distribution Facility

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On the heels of a record year in sales and volume, Orgill has announced plans to continue its ongoing investment in improving, expanding and modernizing its distribution and logistics network. With its new state-of-the-art distribution center in Rome, New York, …

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Register Now: Learn to Lead Diverse Teams

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Does your team reflect the diversity of the community you serve? Do you want to take steps toward hiring and leading a more diverse team? Then you’ll want to mark your calendar to attend the North American Hardware and Paint …

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Independent Businesses Launch Coalition to Fight Monopolies

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A new coalition of independent businesses is urging policymakers to rein in monopolies and level the playing field that has long left independents at a competitive disadvantage. Called Small Business Rising, the coalition includes a broad and diverse cross-section of …

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Hardlines Announces Launch of HR Advisor Newsletter

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Michael McLarney, president Hardlines Inc., announced the launch of HR Advisor, a free newsletter designed to keep business owners and managers informed about human resources issues and concerns. To ensure retailers get guidance to help manage and support their teams, …

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