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Ace Foundation Announces 2022 Ace Cares for Kids All-Star

Ace Cares

The Ace Hardware Foundation named 4-year-old Nile Kron of Iowa City, Iowa, as it’s ninth Ace Cares for Kids All-Star with a surprise event that included the Ace Hardware Foundation, Ace retailers, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital and …

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Lowe’s Launches Pro Contractor Rewards Program

Lowe's Pro Rewards

Lowe’s announced last week it is launching the Lowe’s MVPs Pro Rewards and Partnership Program. The program, which is available in select regions now and will go nationwide on March 7, gives professionals additional benefits.  Along with 5 percent off …

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U.S. Sees a Boost in Store Openings in 2021

stores openings

After the pandemic hit in early 2020, businesses across all industries took a huge hit with many closing permanently. The exact numbers are difficult to calculate, but the Federal Reserve estimates that 200,000 more businesses closed in 2020 than in …

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CNRG Acquires HomeFront

CNRG HomeFront

Brian Waldrop, Ron “Rut” Ussery, Richie Fulgham and Fred Carl Jr., owners of HomeFront Home Improvement Centers in Greenwood and Winona, Mississippi, have agreed to sell their business and operating assets to Central Network Retail Group, LLC (CNRG), a multiformat, …

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U.S. Economy Adds 467,000 Jobs in January

jobs January

In light of an influx of omicron infections, U.S. employers added 467,000 jobs in January, surprising experts who predicted only a slight increase in job additions. In the retail trade, employment rose by 61,000, with building and garden supply stores …

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Share Insights on Online Retail Technology and E-Commerce

NHPA e-commerce survey

The landscape of retail technology and e-commerce has changed dramatically and quickly in the last few years. The need for safe and contactless options during the pandemic hastened many of these changes, but advances were also made to offer customers …

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Home Hardware Announces 2022 Virtual Spring Market

Home Hardware Virtual Spring Market

Home Hardware Stores Ltd. has announced its 2022 Virtual Spring Market will be held March 7-14, 2022, with the theme will be “Elevate.” This eight-day event will bring the Home Hardware community together and give retailers the ability to learn …

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Home Depot Announces Spring Hiring Plans

Virtual spring career day

The Home Depot® is hiring more than 100,000 new associates ahead of its busy spring season and holding a Virtual Spring Career Day event so jobseekers can get an inside look at open jobs. Jobseekers are encouraged to apply to …

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