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State of Independents Conference

Register Now for the 2018 NRHA State of Independents Conference

Staying current with the retail landscape is a vital step for independent hardware retailers who want to see their businesses grow and thrive. The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) offers that opportunity at its annual State of Independents Conference, where retailers, manufacturers and distributors unite to learn about exclusive research, listen to panel discussions and network with peers.

Register today to attend the 2018 NRHA State of Independents Conference to learn the steps you can take to strengthen your business. The event is free for retailers to attend, but seating is limited.

An Emphasis on Growth

The 2018 NRHA State of Independents Conference will be held Dec. 6 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago.

This year’s conference will focus on the ways retailers can take their business to new heights and watch it grow. Learn how successful retailers source new products and what channel partners can do to help. Discover high-performing categories and unique niches that have helped retailers boost sales. Attendees can also learn how retailers are expanding their operations to meet customer demand.

Over the course of the daylong conference, NRHA executive vice president Dan Tratensek will present the State of the Industry Report, which includes original research and market analysis that details how the economy is impacting independent home improvement retailers.

The conference will also include two separate panel discussions with retailers, providing their insights on performance and growth forecasts and their top category growth areas.

Visit the conference registration page to sign up to attend this year’s event and view the entire agenda. To learn what retailers had to say about their experience at last year’s conference, check out this February 2018 article from Hardware Retailing.

About Todd Taber

Todd Taber
Todd is an assistant editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. He graduated from Indiana University where he majored in journalism and French. Throughout his career, he has aimed to highlight small businesses and their community value. He joined NRHA in 2017 and now serves on the news and marketing teams. In his free time, he likes to run, spend time with family and travel the country.

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