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Eagle Hardware Farm & Ranch Expands Its Community Impact

Eagle Hardware Farm & Ranch

Pastors don’t buy hardware stores very often, but Shawn Risinger’s vocations have always involved helping people, so the career switch from preacher to purveyor was a more natural fit than it sounds. “It’s always about helping people. When the customers …

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Neighborly Carpenter’s Paint and Hardware Enjoys Long History As Community Hub

Carpenter's Paint and Hardware

Carpenter’s Paint and Hardware is as much a part of its Camden, New York, community as its owner is. Jim Plumley has spent most of his life in the village, supplying customers with much-needed products and providing a listening ear …

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Unique Partner Businesses Bring New Opportunity

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Glenn Ubertino owns Zoller Hardware in North Carolina and has seen both sides of the retail coin. As a child, he grew up in the independent hardware store his parents owned, and as he began his own professional career, he …

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Texas Retailer Puts Focus on Community Makers

Flower Display

Shawn Risinger, owner of Eagle Hardware Farm and Ranch in Royse City, Texas, has always been focused on serving and educating customers through unique events. That focus was the inspiration for the store’s Shop the Barn event, a craft fair …

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8 Young Retailers Who Are Changing the Industry

2021 Young Retailer of the Year Virtual Event

For 25 years, the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has highlighted the achievements of outstanding independent home improvement retailers 35 years old and younger through its Young Retailer of the Year program. Honorees are selected from three categories: …

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Leadership Lessons From 3 Past Young Retailer of the Year Honorees

Tanya Hanson Rocca, Roblynn Home Hardware

Results are key for identifying good leaders. At Roblynn Home Hardware and Home Furniture in Oromocto, New Brunswick, owner and president Tanya Hanson Rocca considers it a huge compliment that other business owners often ask for her hiring secrets. “You …

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Charlotte Retailer Prioritizes the Customer & Employee Experience

Blackhawk Hardware owners

For locals in Charlotte, North Carolina, a trip to Blackhawk Hardware is more than just a pit stop on a long list of errands. The team strives to deliver quick and efficient service, but customers appreciate the store’s perks so …

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Clinton Hardware’s Historic Merchandising

Clinton Hardware

Historic Welcome  Clinton Hardware in Clinton, Maryland, has an eye-catching entry display that introduces customers to the history of the operation.  The business opened in 1946, and the display includes a paint shaker that has belonged to the store since …

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