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Retail Management Certification Program Adopts New Format

Retail Management Certification Program

In a break from its previous three-visit model, the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) upcoming Retail Management Certification Program will feature two in-person class visits. Students will still benefit from the same number of in-person instructional hours, but a …

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WATCH: Uncover the $100,000 Difference for Your Business

cost of doing business study

More than ever, understanding your business’s financial health from every angle is vital. For more than a century, home improvement operators have counted on the annual Cost of Doing Business Study to discover every facet of their operation’s finances. The …

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Participate in the 2020 Cost of Doing Business Study

Cost of Doing Business Study

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) is now collecting information from independent U.S. hardware stores, home improvement centers and lumberyards for the 2020 Cost of Doing Business Study. The Cost of Doing Business Study is an annual overview of …

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How Mans Lumber Found Silver Linings in Trying Times

Mans Lumber and Millwork

To reach 120 years of service, Mans Lumber and Millwork president Doug Mans says you have to be able to adapt to changing circumstances, even if it means making difficult decisions in moments of crisis. The family business began as …

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Breathe New Life Into Your Hand Tools Category

Hand Tools

Hand tools often represent one of the most reliable categories in a home improvement store. Whether a young couple is moving into a new home and building up their supply of DIY tools or a pro needs a replacement for …

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3 Emergency Prep Plans for Your Business and Community

Emergency Prep Plan

Normally at this time of year, retailers would be planning for the unpredictable spring season that often brings severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes. But nothing is normal about the second quarter of 2020. Home improvement retailers know they are lifelines …

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How Retailers Are Addressing COVID-19

Business During COVID-19

Independent home improvement retailers across North America have shown their resiliency by swiftly changing how they do business in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In most U.S. states and Canadian provinces, governments have deemed businesses selling home repair supplies and …

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NRHA Offers Free Access to Paid Online Retail Training Courses

NRHA Online Training

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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