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3 Hot Spots From the Orgill Fall Dealer Market Showfloor

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The showfloor at McCormick Place was packed today, as independent retailers from all over the world gathered for the start of Orgill’s 2019 Fall Dealer Market. Attendees explored 800,000 square feet of showfloor, discovering new products, special pricing and networking …

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Retailers Talk Lawn and Garden Trends at NRHA IGC Event

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The 2019 Independent Garden Center Show (IGC Show) landed in Chicago yesterday, and this year, there was even more activity on the show floor. Three additional events were co-located at this year’s IGC Show, including two from the North American …

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2019 Home Improvement eRetailer Summit Focuses on Digital Gains

2019 Home Improvement eRetailer Summit

The fourth annual Home Improvement eRetailer Summit will be held Nov. 6-8 at the Hotel Monaco Chicago. Event founder Sonya Ruff Jarvis shares some of the highlights of the event and what attendees can expect to gain from the 2019 …

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NRHA Co-Locates 2 Events at the Independent Garden Center Show

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At the Independent Garden Center Show (IGC), to be held Aug. 13-15, home improvement retailers can take advantage of three co-located events to help new opportunities bloom at their operations. The Independent Home Improvement Show—Powered by the National Hardware Show® …

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True Value Invites Retailers to Fall 2019 Reunion

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True Value president and CEO John Hartmann is personally inviting retailers to attend the company’s Fall 2019 Reunion in Chicago, taking place Oct. 3-6 at McCormick Place. Watch the video above to hear about new changes to this year’s Reunion …

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Independent Garden Center Show, National Hardware Show® Launch New Event

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The Independent Garden Center Show (IGC) and the National Hardware Show® (NHS) have partnered to introduce the Independent Home Improvement Show – Powered by NHS. The new event will take place Aug. 13-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Strategically aligned …

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Sears and Amazon Share Similar Pasts, Divergent Futures

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Todd Taber, ttaber@nrha.org Reinvention of the Retail Giant Founded nearly a century apart, Sears and Amazon echo one another through the decades. Both companies began as small startups indistinguishable from most. Sears …

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Registration Now Open for 2019 IGC Show

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Green thumbs unite! Registration for the 2019 IGC Show in Chicago is now open. The event will take place Aug. 13-15 at Chicago’s Lakeside | McCormick, showcasing the latest trends in lawn and garden products. By registering now, attendees can …

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