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How 2 Retailers Resolved Ransomware Attacks

Tech Bytes Back

It’s 6 a.m. on the Friday before Memorial Day. You anticipate it will be your busiest sales weekend of the year. A text pings on your phone, and the message makes you bolt upright in bed. It’s from your IT …

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How Encouraging Diverse Teams Helps People and Businesses Thrive

Dale Hardware staff

Prospective employees at Wankel’s Hardware in New York are asked an unusual interview question: “What is your American dream?” The question is important because store owner Katherine Wankel’s goal is to provide jobs that she considers to be launch pads …

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Tips for Successfully Stocking Pet Products

Category Spotlight Pets

From puppies to parakeets, cats to chameleons, gerbils to goldfish, we love our pets. A look at anyone’s social media feed proves how devoted we are to our animal companions, but the numbers speak loudly as well. the American Pet …

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5 Social Media Trends to Follow in 2021

social media trends

Like hair scrunchies and pegged jeans, social media trends tend to come and go. It can be hard to stay on top of the current best strategies for success because social media is dynamic, constantly changing and evolving based on …

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3 Hiring Tips to Create a Stronger Team

hiring tips

After being declared an essential industry during the earliest days of the pandemic, home improvement is attracting many job seekers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that compared to the first quarter of 2020, the number of home improvement …

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Understanding the Retail Needs of Home Builders

home builders

Building products marketing firm Venveo teamed up with The Farnsworth Group to survey 101 residential contractors on how their shopping patterns have shifted in the past year. The results offer valuable insight into what pros need. As monthly home starts …

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Benchmark Your Business With the Cost of Doing Business Study

Cost of Doing Business Study

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) is now inviting hardware stores, home centers, lumberyards and paint and decorating retailers in the U.S. to participate in the 2021 Cost of Doing Business Study. For more than 100 years, NHPA …

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Register to Attend a Webinar on the Retailers’ Choice Awards

Retailers' Choice Awards

Celebrate the products that caught retailers’ eyes at the National Hardware Virtual Show. Join the North American Hardware and Paint Association‘s (NHPA) Dan Tratensek and Melanie Moul as they present the winners of the 2020 Retailers’ Choice Awards in a …

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