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Shop Merchandise at the NHPA Online Store

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The NHPA online store has now expanded to include home improvement-themed customizable merchandise, such as adult T-shirts and hats—and even toddler and baby shirts and onesies. Outfit your team or stock your shelves with these fun designs that are tailored …

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Celebrating Growth and Longevity at the Blish-Mize Fall Market

Blish-Mize market

The floors of the Overland Park Convention Center were filled with retailers eager to explore deals and new products at the Blish-Mize Fall Buying Market over the weekend. The distributor hosted the market in person, and attendees were eager to …

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Consistency, Innovation Highlight Orgill’s 2021 Fall Online Buying Event

Orgill's Online Fall Buying Event

Last Friday, Orgill drew a close to its 2021 Fall Online Buying Event, where Orgill’s retail customers were able to connect with hundreds of the industry’s leading vendors, take advantage of promotional buying opportunities and learn about the distributor’s complete …

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National Hardware Show Reaffirms Commitment to Safety

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In an open letter to attendees and exhibitors, the National Hardware Show (NHS) has reaffirmed its commitment to safety at this year’s event, scheduled to take place Oct. 21-23 in Las Vegas. Event organizers say after a year of a …

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3 Reasons to Attend the NHPA All-Industry Conference

NHPA All-Industry Conference

Independent home improvement retailers and channel partners are invited to attend the NHPA All-Industry Conference Oct. 21-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. The free event is held in conjunction with the National Hardware Show, and when …

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In Memoriam: Jim Jenkins, Bannister and Jenkins Hardware Founder

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Jim Jenkins, founder of the Bannister and Jenkins Hardware Co., died on July 27, 2021 at age 96. He was an icon in the home improvement industry and one of the earliest Home Hardware retailers in Canada. Jenkins was a …

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International Hardware Association and Global Home Improvement Network to Merge


The respective Boards of the Global Home Improvement Network (GHIN) and the International Hardware Association (IHA) have announced the IHA, representing hardware associations from around the world, is set to merge with the GHIN as of Oct. 1. This merger …

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Ground Rules for Gardens

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New insights from the National Hardware Show reveal an uptick in gardening, self-sufficiency and food origin awareness is pushing DIYers to grow their own gardens. Data from seed company Bonnie Plants says 20 million people began gardens in the past …

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