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2015 Market Measure

To download a PDF of the complete 2015 Market Measure, please complete the form at the bottom of the page. It doesn’t take an Ivy League economist to explain what happens when consumers have more money in their pockets, their homes’ …

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Turn Renovation Into Moneymaking

Don’t forget that the remodeling market has been recovering along with the housing market, so you can plan to sell projects, such as kitchen remodels, to homeowners who want to update their houses in 2o16. To find what remodeling projects are the …

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How the Independent Hardware Retailing Industry Is Faring—A Letter to the Editor

Recently, a local newspaper in Indianapolis, where the North American Retail Hardware Association is headquartered, published a story about an independent hardware store that’s closing its doors. The story also talked about the tough times the independent hardware retailing industry …

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Aging-in-Place Resources

As baby boomers and older consumers look to the future, many are searching for ways to improve their safety and quality of life without leaving their lifelong homes. The May issue of Hardware Retailing magazine takes a look at the aging-in-place …

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Aging in Place Selling Guide

As more and more baby boomers reach retirement, the older population is adapting their homes so they can live safely and independently. These design elements are not just for the elderly however, as universal design is useful for all ages. In the …

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Home for the Ages

To download a PDF of this story, click here. To download the Aging in Place Selling Guide, visit hardwareretailing.com/aging-in-place.  Popular Trends and Projects for Aging-in-Place Remodeling By Renee Changnon rchangnon@nrha.org and Sara Logel slogel@nrha.org Baby boomers currently make up more than one-fourth of the U.S. population, and every …

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The Newest Color? Minion Yellow

There’s a new color ready to jump from the movie theater screen onto products available for purchase. It’s called Minion Yellow. The Pantone Color Institute® recently released Minion Yellow, which is the first new color coming from the company in three years. Pantone is known …

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Welcome to the Neighborhood: Moving and Redoing

As the DIY trend continues to grow, new homebuyers are visiting your stores and tackling projects on their own. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, over half of homebuyers completed a home improvement project within three months …

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