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Sneak Peek: Retail Management Certification Program


The Retail Management Certification Program was created by the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) for owners and managers in the home improvement industry. The program focuses on learning skills to grow store sales and profits in today’s changing …

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8 Retailers Attend NHPA Management Program After Receiving Scholarships From STIHL Inc.

Stihl scholarships

Eight home improvement retailers from across the nation recently graduated from the North American Hardware and Paint Association’s (NHPA) Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) after each received a $5,000 scholarship to attend the program from Virginia Beach-based STIHL Inc. RMCP …

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Your Consulting Questions Answered: A Q&A With NHPA’s Kim Peffley


Hardware Retailing spoke with Kim Peffley, the director of organizational development and consulting for the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA), about her industry experience, consultant offerings and leadership insight. Hardware Retailing (HR): What is your background and experience …

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2022 Retailers’ Choice Awards Winners

Retailers' Choice Awards logo

For the past 56 years, the Retailers’ Choice Awards have brought insights from independent retailers on the best products on display at the National Hardware Show. The Retailers’ Choice Awards differ from most award programs in that they rely on …

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People, Products and Technology Take the Stage at the NHPA All-Industry Conference

All-Industry Conference

With a focus on investing in people, products and technology, the 2022 NHPA All-Industry Conference kicked off with a series of educational speakers and informational panels.  The morning started with the VIP Speaker Series, made possible by the National Hardware …

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The NHPA All-Industry Conference Brings the Industry Together

national hardware show

If you’re looking for a new opportunity for product discovery and want to learn strategies to invest in your business this year, the NHPA All-Industry Conference is the place to find it all. The North American Hardware and Paint Association …

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How Are You Investing in Your Leaders?

Store Planning

If you’re looking for a new opportunity to build up your key team members, NHPA can help. The NHPA Foundations of Leadership program and the Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) offer advanced retail training opportunities for everyone from new managers …

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Take the Home Improvement Industry New Manager Insights Survey

manager survey

No matter how much experience you come in with, becoming a new manager comes with plenty of challenges. The North American Hardware and Paint Association is looking for managers who can share insights into what they’ve learned since they became …

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