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3 Ways to Protect Your Business From a Data Breach

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Hardware Retailing recently talked to Daniel Eliot, director of education and strategic initiatives for the National Cyber Security Alliance to learn the truth about how cybersecurity impacts small business. Eliot also gave advice on how independent home improvement operators can …

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: 3 Ways the 2019 Cost of Doing Business Study Strengthens Businesses

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Knowledge is power. For more than a century, independent hardware stores, home centers and lumberyards have relied on the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) Cost of Doing Business Study to see how their businesses compare to typical and high-profit …

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Small Business Economic Outlook Rises

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According to data from the MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index, employers in the U.S. feel more confident about the state of the nation’s economy and their own finances. In the latest index, the overall economic outlook …

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Do it Best Spring Market Focuses on Innovation, Experience

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The 2019 Do it Best Spring Market landed in Indianapolis May 17-20, and the co-op brought expanded opportunities for members to discover new products and enhance customer experiences. “It’s all about customer experience,” says Rich Lynch, Do it Best Corp. vice president …

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Listen Up: NRHA Launches First New Podcast Series

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Across industries, podcasts are becoming increasingly crucial ways of sharing information and learning from experts. From podcasts centered on the latest movies and TV, to political and comedy programs, podcasts are bringing new voices and new ideas to engaged audiences. …

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Retail Insights From Shoptalk 2019

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Writing for Forbes, retail analyst Greg Petro dives into a few of his key takeaways from Shoptalk, an annual retail conference that highlights industry trends, technology and business models. Artificial intelligence is getting smarter. Petro says one of the dominant …

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