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Lowe’s Announces Financial Results for Q2 2019

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Big-box home improvement chain Lowe’s has announced its second-quarter 2019 financial results. In total, the company reported net earnings of $1.7 billion in the second quarter. This figure represents an 8 percent decrease over its second-quarter 2018 earnings of $1.86 …

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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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Strengthen Your Operation by Participating in the Cost of Doing Business Study

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For more than 100 years, independent retailers have relied on the Cost of Doing Business Study to help them strategize for long-term success.  As the industry’s leading financial benchmarking tool, the Cost of Doing Business Study provides a wealth of …

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Participate in the 2019 Cost of Doing Business Study

2019 cost of doing business study

Do you ever wonder how your operation compares financially to other retailers across the country? Are you curious about the deciding factors that separate an average business from a high-profit operation? If these are questions you ask yourself as you …

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5 Numbers to Check in Your Financial Statements

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As you wrap up the year and make plans for 2019, it’s a good time to review your accounting records. Was 2018 a year of growth? Or have market challenges been pulling your operation down? More than likely, the first …

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A New, Easy Way to Understand Financial Statements

If you’re a little confused by all the numbers in the financial statements of your business, you’re not alone. Many retailers would rather be on the salesfloor helping customers than in the backroom poring over paperwork. Nonetheless, those financial statements …

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Orchard Supply Approved for Additional $177 Million in Financing

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The court approved Orchard Supply Hardware’s request to get access to $177 million in financing to help the business run operations through the bankruptcy process. This court-approved financing, in addition to Orchard Supply’s ongoing cash flow, will ensure it is …

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Giving Your Store a Checkup

This presentation will show retailers how to sell more by increasing traffic counts, closure rates, transaction sizes and margins. It will also outline how retailers can meet key benchmarks in advertising, employees, operations and finances. View the presentation

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