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PRO Group and Distribution America to Host Executive Planning Conference

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Distribution America and PRO Group will host their annual Executive Planning Conference event this November in St. Petersburg, Florida. From Nov. 19-21, retailers, manufacturers and distributor executives will unite to discuss ways to operate more efficiently and serve customers better. …

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The NRHA All-Industry Conference Addresses the Changing Industry

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Competition in the home improvement industry is rapidly becoming more diverse and more challenging to get ahead of. And those competitors are bigger than just big boxes and e-commerce retailers. With shrinking big-box footprints, countless discount retailers and consumers who …

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Distribution America and PRO Group Bring Industry Together at Annual Event

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More than 350 distributors and manufacturers attended the annual Executive Planning Conference (EPC), hosted by Distribution America and PRO Group at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, Arizona, Nov. 14-16. Attendees participated in more than 2,600 one-on-one sessions, …

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Manufacturers: Share Your Opinion on Point of Sale Systems

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Calling all manufacturers—are you using point of sales data effectively? Share your opinion and get a free coffee! Askuity, a retail sales enablement platform, is seeking manufacturer input for its 2019 Point of Sale Data Study. The 2019 POS Data …

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Manufacturers and Distributors Weigh In on Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org All story data were compiled from a survey of manufacturers and distributors conducted by the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA). Recently announced and proposed tariffs on raw …

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Annual Executive Planning Conference Scheduled for November

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Manufacturers will meet with Distribution America (DA) and PRO Group-affiliated distributors at the annual Executive Planning Conference (EPC) Nov. 14-16 at the JW Marriott in Tucson, Arizona. Developing new business relationships and strengthening existing partnerships is the focus of the event. …

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Stanley Black & Decker to Begin Selling Craftsman Tools

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Stanley Black & Decker will introduce its own line of Craftsman tools at Lowe’s and Ace Hardware stores in September, the Chicago Tribune reports. In March 2017, Stanley Black & Decker finalized the acquisition of the Craftsman brand from Sears, …

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Industry Manufacturers and Distributors Talk Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

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Recently announced and proposed tariffs on raw materials continue to be an ongoing discussion worldwide as the U.S. and its trading partners shift their positions on international trade. To help determine the potential impact of these tariffs on the home …

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