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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

2019 igc show

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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Home Improvement eRetailer Summit Highlights Ways to Succeed Online

eRetailer Home Improvement Summit

Retailers, manufacturers and industry professionals gathered in Chicago for the third Home Improvement eRetailer Summit. Held Nov. 7-9, the event was designed to allow attendees to gain information and insights on e-commerce opportunities while also fostering new relationships through a …

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Independent Garden Center Show Inspires and Educates Attendees

Garden Center Show

From Aug. 14-16, thousands of vendors and retailers from a variety of independent retail backgrounds gathered to attend educational events, network with others and discover the latest products in the lawn and garden category at the Independent Garden Center Show (IGC) …

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Sears Holdings to Close Last Chicago Store and Sell 16 Locations Online

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After nearly a century in Chicago, Sears is closing shop. Sears Holdings Corp., which is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, announced it would be shuttering its final Chicago store in July, according to the Chicago Tribune. The company is also planning …

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