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Be Prepared for Weather Emergencies

Be Prepared for Weather Emergencies

Depending on your location in the country, drought and extreme heat are possible weather emergencies. When it gets too hot, people lose motivation for doing summer projects, and when there’s a drought, they might think twice before planting a flowerbed. …

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Building Materials Product Knowledge

Building Materials Product Knowledge

This 15-chapter course addresses the employee training needs of retailers primarily engaged in selling LBM products. This program is delivered in the same way as the Advanced Course in Hardware Retailing. *You must be an NRHA member to take these …

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Advanced Course in Hardware Retailing

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This 16-chapter product knowledge training course with accompanying chapter tests is offered in its entirety online. The student studies online or prints each chapter for review, then takes each chapter test online. The test is immediately graded and results returned …

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Basic Training in Hardware Retailing

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This Basic Training Course in Hardware Retailing is a comprehensive training tool to help retail sales associates gain the confidence they need to be successful on the salesfloor. *You must be an NRHA member to take these tests. A Complete …

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Our Three Pennies of Profit

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To watch the full video, click here. “Our Three Pennies of Profit” retail training video helps independent hardware store, home improvement center and lumberyard owners and managers better communicate the fundamental elements of retail profit and loss to their employees. …

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Loss Prevention Series

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NRHA’s Loss Prevention Program includes three separate modules covering internal theft prevention, external theft prevention and store safety. This training program is designed to help retail home improvement stores develop a safe and secure retail environment for both employees and …

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60 Retail Ideas in 59 Minutes

This popular presentation, presented by Dan Tratensek, publisher of Hardware Retailing magazine, offers tips and advice for retailers on how to stay ahead of the big-box competition. Topics include management and operations, employee training, promotions and marketing, merchandising and more. …

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Improving Your Hiring Process

Improving Your Hiring Process

Have a staff opening and looking to get the best candidate to fill the position? Consider implementing these strategies in your hiring process the next time you’re interviewing a potential new employee: Spend part of the interview working together on …

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