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Now Available: 2019 Cost of Doing Business Study

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Understanding how your business compares to similar operations is a crucial step in mastering your finances and planning for future success. Each year, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) surveys thousands of retailers to deliver that knowledge to independent …

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High Performance Retailing Fall 2019: Inside U.S. Home Construction

Welcome to the first issue of High Performance Retailing, a collaboration between the North American Retail Hardware Association and market research firm The Farnsworth Group. Each quarterly installment aims to deliver actionable, relevant data to independent home improvement retailers to …

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Home Depot Reports Q2 Financial Growth

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Big-box home improvement retailer Home Depot has released its second-quarter 2019 financial results, reporting second-quarter sales of $30.8 billion. This figure represents a 1.2 percent increase over the same period in 2018 and a 16.6 percent increase over the company’s …

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5 Financial Figures Every Retailer Should Know

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How comfortable are you with understanding the metrics and financial figures used in your business’s accounting files and financial statements? If you have trouble differentiating your defensive interval from your EBIT, you’re definitely not alone. Take a moment to review …

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Accounting 101 for Retail Business Owners

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Most independent home improvement business owners and employees don’t have a background in accounting or finance. While the financial metrics of a company are only one piece of the puzzle, …

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