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Rebranding, eCommerce and Category Solutions Focal Points of United Hardware’s Fall & Winter Buying Market

United Hardware retailers attending the cooperative’s Fall & Winter Buying Market had opportunities to learn about their company’s brand revitalization initiative, eCommerce platform and new options for creating stronger category solutions. The buying market, held June 23 – 25 at …

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NHPA Road Trip Roundups

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Click the stories below to read about previous retailer visits from the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA). Follow NHPA on Instagram and Facebook to follow along with the upcoming Renee on the Road visits. Highlighting Independent Retailers Along …

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Read These Q&As With the 2021 NHPA Top Guns

NHPA 2021 Top Guns

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has recognized key home improvement operators for their successes and strategic solutions for 15 years with the Top Guns award. This award highlights retailers who are committed to their communities, their teams …

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Fun Backyard Games for the Whole Family

Warm weather means more time outdoors enjoying the sunshine and the company of friends and family. Help your customers create fun and family-friendly outdoor spaces with backyard games and activities. Great for kids of all ages, the GoSports Giant 4 …

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Home Depot and Lowes Set Sights on Pros

RIS Top 100

A new report from CNBC highlights how big-box home improvement retailers Home Depot and Lowe’s are increasingly focusing on capturing sales from pro customers. During the pandemic, both companies saw sales rise sharply as more customers invested in home improvement …

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Home Depot, Lowe’s Announce Q1 2021 Sales Results

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A new article from The Wall Street Journal explores the heights home improvement has reached since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Both Home Depot and Lowe’s posted their second-highest sales figures since the start of 2020, demonstrating ongoing home …

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New Resources Help Retailers Onboard Employees

Employee Onboarding Resources

The first few weeks after hiring a new employee are critical. How well you onboard them will have a big impact on retention and job performance. But if you’re like most retailers, developing a thorough onboarding program is just one …

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Stay Connected to the Channel

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Even though the National Hardware Show is still a few months away, you can stay connected through NHS Connects. NHS Connects, opening to buyers and retailers April 27, is the digital home of the National Hardware Show and a hub …

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