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Do You Know a 2020 Young Retailer of the Year?

2020 young retailer

Nominations are open for the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) 2020 Young Retailer of the Year program. Now in its 24th year, the program identifies young leaders who represent the future of the independent home improvement industry. Why Nominate? …

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Make Training Part of Your 2020 Growth Strategy

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What’s your training goal for the new year? The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) makes executing a plan easy, no matter how many team members you have or where there are opportunities in your operation for additional education. Here …

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Maine Retailer Empowers Team to Find Their Voice

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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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4 Ways the Foundations of Leadership Program Helps Retailers Excel

online leadership training

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) has a full range of resources to help independent home improvement retailers prosper. One of the most versatile options is the Foundations of Leadership program, an online leadership training course that aims to …

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NRHA’s Leadership Program Helps Teams Grow

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Are you searching for ways to help new managers or supervisors in your business find success? Then consider the benefits of enrolling one or more employees in the NRHA’s Foundations of Leadership Program. This 16-week, college-level online course teaches home …

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NRHA Introduces the 2019 Top Guns

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Each year, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) names high-performing retailers as Top Guns. These retailers represent those who are innovating in their communities and pushing other members of the channel to continue differentiating and elevating the independent home …

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NRHA and Retail People Solutions Team Up to Improve Culture

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Scott Wright, swright@nrha.org Leading With Culture Business management guru Peter Drucker once said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” While delivered tongue-in-cheek, what the father of modern management theory suggests is …

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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 …

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