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New Data Highlights Costly Impact of Organized Retail Crime

Throughout retail industries, the financial toll of organized retail crime is growing. The National Retail Federation (NRF) recently compiled data on retail theft, shedding light on one of the industry’s most pressing problems. A staggering 97 percent of retailers say …

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Understanding the Power of Video as a Marketing Tool

As social media use grew in the past decade, so did the reach of online marketing videos, according to a recent report from marketing firm Wyzowl. Data from nearly 700 marketers and consumers reveals some of the powerful reasons video …

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2020 Holiday Trends and Why You Should Be Planning Now

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Although spring is just beginning, you finished plans for tulip caretaking and birdhouse building months ago. In retail, it’s crucial to plan seasons ahead, which is why holiday decor is a large segment of many wholesaler markets in the spring.  …

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Bilingual Signage Helps Welcome New Customers

At Central Valley, a lumber and building materials center with locations throughout northern California, president and CEO Steve Patterson wants every customer to feel welcomed. From diversifying his inventory to meet local industries’ specific needs to creating Spanish-language signage throughout …

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6 Questions to Ask When Choosing Advisers

When hiring staff, most retailers put a great deal of effort into the application process to make sure they’ve found the right person. Choosing your business advisers is equally important. These are the people you rely on to help you …

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Deadline Approaching: Apply Now for High-Level Retail Training

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) Retail Management Certification Program is the only industry program that prepares owners and high-potential employees with profit-focused store operations training. This high-level retail training can bring immediate results to your business and position …

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How Retailers Are Using Instagram

Instagram Tips

NRHA follows and interacts with more than a thousand home improvement retailers via Instagram. Social media is a great tool for retailers to communicate with customers, so it’s easy to see why so many retailers are using it to stand …

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5 Hiring Resources and Employee Management Guides

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Hardware Retailing magazine and the North American Retail Hardware Association have a wealth of hiring resources to help you manage your hiring process and evaluate the employees you bring on board. Review these articles and download the following guides to …

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