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Hassett Hardware: Weighing What’s Right in Crisis

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The spread of COVID-19 has brought moral dilemmas to Eric Hassett, owner of five Hassett Hardware stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. Hassett’s stores sell products, such as cleaning supplies, which are critical for customers and employees to use …

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Ambridge Do it Best Creates Eye-Catching Paintbrush Art

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The ceiling over the paint department at Ambridge Do it Best Home Center in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, has an art installation the staff spent three months developing and hanging. Store employees took about 100 paintbrushes, dipped each one in a different …

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National Hardware Show Issues Statement Regarding Coronavirus

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Over the last few weeks, the National Hardware Show has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 virus and its impact on members of the global hardware and home improvement community, including the business disruptions caused by cancelled or postponed events. The …

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NRHA Conference Keynote Announced: Dan Starr

Do it Best Corp. president and CEO Dan Starr will take the stage as a keynote presenter at the NRHA All-Industry Conference. The theme of the NRHA All-Industry Conference is “Industry Disrupters: How Today’s Leaders Are Winning the Retail Game.” …

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NRHA Honors Moran With Creation of RMCP Best in Class Award

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In 2020, NRHA will honor the top student in each class of the Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) with an award of distinction bearing the name of former Aubuchon Hardware CEO Marcus Moran Jr., who died in December. Moran was …

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Boyden Moore, Orgill’s New President and CEO, Discusses the Future

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At the beginning of this year, Orgill Inc. completed the next phase in its leadership transition. Boyden Moore took the reins of the Memphis-based distributor as its new president and CEO, while the man who formerly occupied that role, Ron …

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Marcus Moran Remembered for a Legacy of Generosity

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Marcus Moran Jr. worked in the independent home improvement industry for nearly 50 years, but his legacy extends beyond his significant work in his family’s business. Moran was a former president and CEO of Aubuchon Hardware, which operates more than …

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5 Video Highlights From the State of Independents Conference

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The North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) recent State of Independents Conference brought together innovative home improvement retailers from throughout the U.S. to offer insight into how their operations are evolving. Six store owners participated in panel discussions on challenges, growth …

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