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Relive NHPA On the Road Pacific Northwest Adventures on Social Media

Do you enjoy learning about independent home improvement businesses? Do you like mountain views and ocean scenes? There is no need to pack your bags to experience this if you need a quick fix. Instead, grab your smartphone, tablet or …

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NHPA on the Road Explores Stores Across the Country

NHPA on the Road

Renee Changnon, retail engagement specialist for the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA), has been to more stores than she can count. In her eight years with the association, she has taken over nine road trips to stores across …

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NHPA on the Road 2022 Yearbook

NHPA on the Road

This year, the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) made visiting members across the country a top priority. The NHPA On the Road series helped us reconnect with members, find merchandising and operations inspiration and much more. Our visits …

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Explore New Places With NHPA On the Road

NHPA On the Road

Have you ever been on vacation and felt the urge to visit a local hardware or paint store? Your family and friends might not understand, but these store visits are a great way to improve your business. They allow you …

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Spectrum Paint President Talks Expansion

Spectrum Paint

When Travis Detter founded Spectrum Paint Co. in Oklahoma in 1986, he knew he wanted to go into business for himself, and the paint industry was the path he took. In the beginning, he was the only employee. Now, Spectrum …

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Renee on the Road: Cardwell Do it Best Home Center

Cardwell Do it Best

In July, Renee on the Road visited Ohio, but before the team headed east, Renee Changnon, retail engagement specialist, and Katie McHone-Jones, director of member services and events, made a stop at Cardwell Do it Best Home Center in Indianapolis, …

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Renee on the Road Tours Ohio Retail Operations

Renee on the Road

For the fourth installment of Renee on the Road, staff members from the North American Hardware and Paint Association toured Ohio home improvement retailers and a paintbrush manufacturer. Joining retail engagement specialist Renee Changnon on this trip were associate editor …

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NHPA to Attend 2022 International Hardware Fair in Cologne

2022 International Hardware Fair

After two years without meeting together in person, the 2022 Eisenwarenmesse International Hardware Fair is back, bringing innovations and trends in the hard goods industry. From Sept. 25-28, over 2,000 suppliers from over 40 countries will showcase their innovations, including …

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