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Home Hardware Announces 2021 Virtual Fall Market

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Home Hardware has announced its 2021 Virtual Fall Market will take place Sept. 27-Oct. 4, 2021. Home Hardware previously held a virtual market this spring, from Mar. 22-29. “Home Hardware continues to leverage technology in new and innovative ways to …

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Understanding New DIY Shopping Preferences

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Building materials marketing firm Venveo and market research firm The Farnsworth Group are releasing new data highlighting how DIY purchase behaviors have changed in the past year. After surveying nearly 1,000 DIYers, the insight into DIY purchasing and shopping preferences …

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National Hardware Show Reimagines Experience With New Digital Component

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The National Hardware Show® (NHS) will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 21-23, 2021 for its 75th edition. Not only will the Show take place in the Convention Center’s new West Hall, it will also offer updated health …

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US LBM Acquires Texas-Based Higginbotham Brothers

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US LBM, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the U.S., has acquired Higginbotham Brothers, a building products dealer with 38 locations in Texas and two in Oklahoma. With this acquisition, US LBM now operates more than 320 locations …

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Enroll in NHPA’s Retail Management Certification Program

Retail Management Certification Program

The North American Hardware and Paint Association‘s (NHPA) Retail Management Certification Program is a six-month long, college-level course that prepares retailers with profit-focused store operations training. It is the industry’s premier management school and provides actionable training to help students …

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Attend the 2021 Young Retailer of the Year Virtual Event

2021 Young Retailer of the Year Virtual Event

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) will host its 2021 Young Retailer of the Year ceremony in a virtual event on May 5. For 25 years, NHPA has highlighted the achievements of independent home improvement retailers 35 years …

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House-Hasson Achieves Store-Set Record

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House-Hasson reports that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, its number of store-set projects in 2020 equaled its 2019 numbers. The company exceeded by more than $1 million 2019’s revenue for store-sets through which House-Hasson designed, stocked and promoted new or expanded stores …

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Tractor Supply Co. Reports $2.8B in Q1 2021 Sales

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Tractor Supply Co. is reporting $2.8 billion in first-quarter sales, a 42.5 percent jump from the same period in 2020. Previously, the company reported $2.8 billion in fourth-quarter 2020 sales and net sales of $10.6 billion for the year. In …

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