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Orgill to Grow With Idaho Distribution Center


This week, Orgill Inc. announced plans to expand upon its network of distribution facilities with the addition of an approximately half-million-square-foot distribution center located in Post Falls, Idaho. Orgill has signed an agreement to acquire the facility and is expecting …

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True Value Reports Growing Sales in Q2


This week, True Value Company announced its second quarter results for fiscal 2016, with gross billings of $585.1 million, up 2 percent or $11.4 million from the same period a year ago. The company also reported revenue of $438.7 million, …

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Walmart Asks Suppliers to Drop Certain Chemicals


More consumers than ever are concerned about the chemicals found in everyday items inside their homes. To help relieve customers’ fears, Walmart is taking a stance by seeking to eliminate specific chemicals from thousands of products found on its store shelves. The company recently announced …

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NRHA Abroad: 10 Countries in 12 Months

NRHA Abroad

One backpack and a suitcase – that’s what will hold my entire professional and personal life for the next 12 months. On Saturday, July 30, I board a plane to Lisbon, Portugal with a one-way ticket in my hand. This will …

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Is Amazon on Its Way to Becoming the Biggest U.S. Company?


Amazon has grown to a stock market value that places it among the top 10 biggest companies in the U.S., and is on its way from No. 6 in size toward No. 1, according to a recent report. The retailer has …

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What Does Brexit Mean for U.S. Home Improvement?

The British exit from the European Union, commonly referred to as Brexit, has global ramifications, but its impact on U.S. businesses is still to be seen. The U.K. is feeling the strongest and most immediate economic impacts of the Brexit vote in June, but the decision will affect the …

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Walmart Competing With Amazon’s Free Two-Day Shipping

Walmart is now offering an online membership to customers that is similar to Amazon Prime and provides free and fast shipping. Starting June 29, the retail giant began offering 30-day free trials of ShippingPass, which is a program that provides shoppers with unlimited two-day shipping. USA …

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NRHA and Payment Alliance International Form Partnership

Payment Alliance International

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) and Payment Alliance International (PAI) have created a partnership to provide independent home improvement retailers with new credit card processing and payment services opportunities. A leader in electronic payment processing solutions, PAI currently serves …

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