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2019 State of Independents Conference to Highlight Retail Opportunities

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At the 2019 State of Independents Conference Dec. 5 in Indianapolis, industry analysts and retailers will take a look at how global changes are affecting their day-to-day retail reality on a local level. Registration to attend the one-day event held …

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HIRI Presenter Highlights Home Improvement Opportunities

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At the 2019 HIRI Insights Summit, a two-day research conference in Chicago presented by the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), industry analysts and home improvement executives gathered to discuss the health of home improvement in the U.S. To start the …

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Kitchens Are Popular to Remodel

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Kitchens are the most popular room for homeowners to remodel, according to online home improvement company Houzz. The 2019 U.S. Houzz & Home Study shows that the typical kitchen remodel costs $14,000, making kitchens the most expensive room to update …

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6 Retail Takeaways From 2019 HIRI Insights Summit

2019 HIRI Insights Summit

At the 2019 HIRI Insights Summit, presented by the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), a range of industry analysts explored how shifting consumer trends, new retail technology and labor shortages are affecting the home improvement market. 1. Despite uncertainty, the …

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10 Ways Surveys Save the Day

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Surveys can be vital tools to get customers’ feedback, verify employee training is working and encourage positive change. Russ Haswell from Medallia, a company that helps businesses collect and use customer and employee feedback, contributes insight into how surveys can …

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10 Retail Lessons From Great Recipes for Your Business

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On the surface, you might not think great recipes can teach you much about how to run your independent home improvement business. In fact, your family’s cherished recipes provide fantastic insights into the finer points of retail excellence. Review these …

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Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Early

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Are you resolving to straighten out your business’s finances, learn about new products and the latest retail technology trends in 2020? NRHA can help you accomplish all your resolutions. On Dec. 5, retailers, manufacturers and channel partners from across North …

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Now Available: 2019 Cost of Doing Business Study

2019 cost of doing business study

Understanding how your business compares to similar operations is a crucial step in mastering your finances and planning for future success. Each year, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) surveys thousands of retailers to deliver that knowledge to independent …

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