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House-Hasson Hardware Invests $10M on Inventory, Warehouse Expansion

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After purchasing inventory from Hardware Distribution Warehouses (HDW) and hiring several of its salespeople, House-Hasson Hardware is planning a 100,000-square-foot expansion of its warehouse in Knoxville, Tennessee. In total, House-Hasson will spend approximately $10 million to acquire the HDW inventory ... Read More »

5 Ways to Find the Right Manager for Your Business

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With unemployment hovering around historical lows, finding the right employees to lead the business is challenging for many retailers. While you may hire enthusiastic, capable people who can start in an entry-level role and work their way up, what happens ... Read More »

U.S. Economy Adds Jobs for 100th Consecutive Month

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In the January 2019 jobs report, the Department of Labor revealed the U.S. economy added jobs for the 100th consecutive month, according to the Wall Street Journal. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 304,000 jobs in January, according to the ... Read More »

Lowe’s Plans to Hire More Than 65,000 Workers in 2019

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Lowe’s has announced plans to hire more than 65,000 employees in 2019. In a press release, the company says the new hiring initiative will enable it to “improve customer service and product availability.” More than 50,000 of these hires will ... Read More »

5 Tips for Finding the Best Employees

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When a member of your team decides to leave, finding someone new to replace them can be one of the most difficult tasks you have all year. Your employees are the face of your business. They can make or break ... Read More »

Employees Are Key for Happy Customers

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org Prices and product quality are a big deal to consumers, but positive interactions with employees are also highly important for keeping them loyal, according to research from PwC. Accounting ... Read More »

10 Reasons to Scope Out Your Competitors

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Do you know what your big-box competitors are up to? What are they good at? What don’t they do well? Regularly visiting other retail outlets should be part of your competitive strategy ... Read More »

Big-Box Retailers Offer Competitive Incentives to Seasonal Hires

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Big-box stores, including Target and Kohl’s, are looking for new ways to compete for tens of thousands of seasonal workers, the Chicago Tribune reports. “A strong economy has retailers expecting a busy holiday shopping season, but with unemployment near historic lows, ... Read More »