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Prepare Your Business for Black Friday, Winter Holidays

Christmas Shopping

With November well underway, one of the busiest seasons for retail has begun. According to the National Retail Federation’s 2015 holiday consumer survey, holiday spending will be comparable to last year, with retail sales expected to rise 3.7 percent. Consumers plan …

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Plan for 2016’s China International Hardware Show

The 15th annual 2015 China International Hardware Show (CIHS) concluded at the end of October in Shanghai, China, and continues on a growth trajectory. If you’re interested in international insight into the home improvement industry, mark your calendars for Oct. 21-23, 2016. The growing …

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Capitalize on the Hometown Advantage

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) can help you leverage data on the benefits of shopping local for events such as Small Business Saturday, which is Nov. 28. Now more than ever, consumers like knowing where their money is …

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NRHA Opens, Dedicates New Downtown Headquarters

In October, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) officially opened its new headquarters with a dedication ceremony that brought together retailers, members of NRHA’s board of directors and other industry friends. The newly renovated building is located at 136 N. …

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Behind the Scenes at Chinese Hardware Stores

As exhibitors began to tear down their booths and attendees returned home via bus, subway, train or plane, the China International Hardware Show 2015 (CIHS 2015) came to a close. The event, sponsored by the China National Hardware Association, Koelnmesse and …

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Tech Is Big at China International Hardware Show

High-tech home products are a dominant trend at China International Hardware Show 2015 (CIHS 2015). A walk through the event’s five exhibition halls reveals that integrating technology into all aspects of the home is perpetually growing in popularity. Manufacturers, such as Siemens and Bosch, …

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Retailers Buy for Spring at House-Hasson Market


Retailers stocked up on winter merchandise and ordered for spring at House-Hasson Hardware’s Dealer Market. More than 1,600 retailers attended the market, which the regional distributor hosted earlier this month in Lexington, Kentucky. The show was House-Hasson’s first in Lexington. …

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Dancing Robots One of Many Highlights at China Show

The China International Hardware Show 2015 (CIHS 2015) began Wednesday in Shanghai, China, with attendees and exhibitors spanning the massive showfloor in search of new products and great deals. The show, which runs Oct. 21-23, covers more than 1.6 million square …

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