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Community Rallies Around Local Independent Business

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Hardware Retailing is sharing select stories of independent businesses outside the home improvement industry to see how owners are grappling with operational changes amid COVID-19. Read on to discover how one bookseller in Michigan is continuing to forge community connections. …

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STIHL Donates 110 Battery-Powered Mowers to The Fuller Center

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At the kickoff of the 2019 NRHA STIHL Foundations of Leadership Conference, STIHL announced a donation of 110 battery-powered lawn mowers to The Fuller Center for Housing. Roger Phelps, corporate communications manager of STIHL, delivered the donation on behalf of …

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Why You Need to Buy Into Buying Local

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As the buy-local movement sweeps the country, communities across the U.S. have seen a resurgence in record stores, independent bookstores and unique coffee shops. In the home improvement industry, this resurgence affects communities on an even more intimate level. Retailers …

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Hit the Road With Renee: Businesses Along Mississippi River Show Strength

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Last week, I was given the chance to join Independent We Stand on the Great American River Road Trip as a representative for the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA). We visited independent businesses along the Mississippi River to see how …

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Hit the Road With Renee: Louisiana Highlights Stories of Survival, Support

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After wrapping up Day 4 of the Great American River Road Trip, the Independent We Stand team and I made our way to Greenville, Mississippi, before making our final stops in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and New Orleans. When we arrived …

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2020 Market Measure

Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 2 P.M. ET