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Umber’s Do it Best Hardware Takes on a Mission

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A local pastor had a tall order for Dave Umber, owner of Umber’s Do it Best Hardware in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The pastor asked Umber to stock his store in three days with enough tornado relief supplies for nearly 300 …

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spoga+gafa Previews Upcoming Lawn and Garden Trends

International lawn and garden event spoga+gafa 2019 took place Sept. 1-3 in Cologne, Germany. The event featured more than 2,000 exhibitors in the lawn and garden, outdoor living and grilling categories. About 40,000 attendees from 124 countries came to explore …

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spoga+gafa 2019: Bringing Community Together in the Garden

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Hardware Retailing is gearing up for spoga+gafa 2019, which kicks off Sept. 1-3 in Cologne, Germany. Editor Melanie Moul will be on-site, so be sure to follow Hardware Retailing on Facebook and the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) on Instagram for minute-by-minute coverage at the event. …

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Opportunities Abound at Orgill’s Fall Dealer Market

Retailers from all over had plenty to discover at the Orgill Dealer Market, which was held Aug. 22-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Across the show floor, attendees found multiple Product Showcases, a model store, U.S. and Canadian promotional areas, …

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NRHA Presence at Lawn and Garden Event Highlights Retail Opportunity

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) recently co-located two events at the 2019 Independent Garden Center (IGC) Show, which was also home to the  Independent Home Improvement Show, presented by the National Hardware Show®. The combined event was an …

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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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Animal Lovers Make Good Customers

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Lochard Do it Center is for the dogs—and cats. The business, based in Sidney, Ohio, holds several events to benefit the Shelby County Animal Rescue Foundation (SCARF) throughout the year. “We invited SCARF to host adoption events at our store,” …

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4 Spaces to Explore at spoga+gafa 2019

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This year’s leading international lawn and garden event is right around the corner. spoga+gafa 2019 takes place Sept. 1-3 in Cologne, Germany, and there will be nearly limitless opportunities to learn more about lawn and garden and exciting new products …

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