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Maine Retailer Empowers Team to Find Their Voice

voice

In 2010, Kevin Hancock had a lot on his mind. As the chairman, president and CEO of Hancock Lumber, a seventh-generation family business that employs over 500 people, he was focused on navigating the operation through the recession. On top …

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Hit the Road With Renee: Tailoring Inventory and Serving Communities in Vermont, Boston

Vermont

On the fourth day of the NRHA New England Road Trip, I made my way to the Golden Eagle Resort in Stowe, Vermont, to get some sleep before my final day of meeting the enterprising retailers who call the region …

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Hit the Road With Renee: Reliable Operations in New Hampshire, Fun Vibes in Vermont

New Hampshire

After dropping my NRHA colleague Kevin off at the airport Wednesday evening, I made my way to Exeter, New Hampshire. I checked into The Exeter Inn, a boutique hotel that was built in 1932 to host visitors to the Phillips …

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Hit the Road With Renee: Home Improvement History and Theatrics in Massachusetts

Massachusetts

On the third day of the NRHA New England Road Trip, my colleague Kevin and I were eager to visit and learn more about two outstanding operations in Massachusetts. We were also excited to reach Boston and enjoy a taste …

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Hit the Road With Renee: Company Culture and Creativity Among Maine Retailers

Maine

To start the second day of the NRHA New England Road Trip, NRHA’s webmaster Kevin Trehan joined me for a few days to help capture the stories of the retailers we’re visiting. He arrived late Monday evening so we could …

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Turn Up the Volume on 2 Podcast Series

podcast

Are you an avid listener of podcasts? If you haven’t listened to a podcast or aren’t sure what a podcast is, think of it like a radio show or interview conversation you can download and listen to anywhere, anytime. Would …

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Banner Solutions Acquires Door and Bath Hardware Distributor

banner solutions

Banner Solutions, a national wholesaler of security opening hardware products—backed by private equity firm High Road Capital Partners—recently announced its strategic acquisition of Berg Wholesale, an Oregon-based distributor of door and bath hardware. “Berg’s reputation for a deep inventory of …

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4 Reasons to Attend This Joint NRHA Event

NRHA events

Whether your operation focuses on the lawn and garden category or not, mark your calendar to attend the annual Independent Garden Center Show (IGC). All independent home improvement retailers can gain something from attending the show, held Aug. 13-15 at …

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