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Upcoming NRHA Webinar to Chart COVID-19’s Industry Impact

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) invites all members of the independent home improvement industry to its upcoming webinar charting the impact of COVID-19 on the home improvement industry. The online event will take place Sept. 30 at 2 …

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Orgill’s Boyden Moore Addresses Customers During e-Volution Event

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In conjunction with Orgill’s ongoing e-Volution Online Buying Event, which is running from Aug. 24 through Sept. 4, company president and CEO Boyden Moore delivered a corporate update via Zoom on Wednesday morning. The “Orgill’s Evolution” presentation focused on delivering …

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Wholesale Lumber Survives Tragedy, Serves Through Pandemic

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When Joseph Burks devoted much of 2018 to remodeling Wholesale Lumber in Clint, Texas, he had no idea the redesign would allow the store to serve customers better through a pandemic. At the time, he was working through the tragedy …

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Health Insurance During COVID-19

NRHA Health Insurance

As the U.S. faces an unprecedented public health crisis, independent retailers are seeking ways to better support their employees during COVID-19. Affordable group health insurance is a valuable asset for both employers and employees. The North American Retail Hardware Association …

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Analyzing Big-Box Q2 Performance

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In the past month, Home Depot, Lowe’s and Tractor Supply have all announced their second-quarter 2020 financial results. For all companies, sales in this period coincided with massive disruptions caused by COVID-19. Even amid retail volatility, the second-quarter 2020 financial …

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Ace Hardware Q2 Revenue Rises 35%

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Ace Hardware Corp. saw revenue, income and store sales increase during the second quarter of 2020 as consumers shifted their spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The co-op reports revenues of $2.3 billion for the months of April, May …

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Lowe’s Reports $27.3B in Q2 Sales

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Home improvement chain Lowe’s achieved $27.3 billion in second-quarter 2020 sales, up 30 percent from the same period in 2019, the company reports. Lowe’s net earnings for the quarter were $2.8 billion, a 64 percent increase sales in the same …

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Spahn & Rose Lumber CEO on COVID-19 Challenges

Spahn & Rose

COVID-19 has posed challenges for every home improvement retailer, including those operating stores in multiple states. Building materials supplier Spahn & Rose Lumber counts 24 locations across Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. CEO Dave Davis recent spoke about the challenge of …

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COVID-19: Its Impact on the
Home Improvement Industry

 

Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 2 P.M. ET