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Tractor Supply Co. Achieves Record Sales, Earnings in 2020

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Tractor Supply Co. has reported record sales and earnings for fiscal year 2020, as well as strong performance in the fourth quarter of 2020. In total, Tractor Supply earned $2.8 billion in net sales for the final quarter of 2020, …

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PPG Reports $13.8B in Fiscal Year 2020 Net Sales

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Paint manufacturer PPG has announced its fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2020 financial results, noting net sales of $3.8 billion in the final quarter of the year, up about two percent from the same period in 2019. PPG says selling prices …

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What the NHPA Team Learned About Their Personalities

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Working well together in a business requires employees to learn and rely on each other’s  strengths. The feature story shows how DiSC personality profiles can help guide those lessons. After finding out how retailers have used DiSC assessments to improve …

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What Past Honorees Say the Young Retailer of the Year Award Means to Them

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This annual award program recognizes outstanding retailers age 35 or younger for their career accomplishments, community involvement and ongoing education within the industry. Honorees are selected from three categories: stores with less than $2 million in sales, stores with more …

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Member Insurance Changes Name to American Hardware & Lumber Insurance

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Member Insurance Agency, the largest provider of insurance to co-op and independent hardware stores in the U.S., has announced it will begin operating under a new name: American Hardware & Lumber Insurance Agency, Inc., effective Feb. 8, 2021. This rebranding …

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Ace International Replaces Retiring Company President

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Ace Hardware Corp. announced Jan. 25 that Ace International is replacing its retiring president and general manager in April. Jay Heubner, current president and general manager of Ace Hardware’s international subsidiary, will retire March 1 after 38 years with the …

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Mark’s Ace Organizes Project to Help Homeless

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Mark’s Ace Hardware, which has three stores in Tucson, Arizona, has donated supplies to help the local homeless population for three years, but the community’s support grew significantly in 2020. General manager Camille Gibson wanted the stores to help people …

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HIRI Data Highlights Popular Home Improvements

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The Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) has revealed new insights into what’s motivating customers’ home care and maintenance spending. The 2020 HIRI Product Purchase Track Survey is now available to HIRI members. The information sheds light on home improvement product …

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