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Perfect Position: Educating Customers on Installing Cabinet Hardware

Kitchen and bathroom remodels come with a plethora of decisions to make. From cabinets to floors to counters to appliances, the decisions can seem endless. Once your customers choose the perfect style and color of cabinet hardware, the decision-making continues; …

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A Bright Idea: Lighting Incentives 

lighting incentives

To encourage consumers to choose energy-efficient lighting products, several states have instituted energy-efficient lighting programs, including rebate, loan and tax-incentive programs. These lighting incentives offer everything from tax breaks and rebates for installing energy-efficient lighting to exchange programs to properly …

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Where to Start With Technology

dive technology

Growing up and working in the Bay Area of California, Eric Hassett has been surrounded by and interested in technology his whole life. He owns five Hassett Hardware stores in the Bay Area, each utilizing technology to make employees’ jobs …

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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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4 Resources to Implement a Workplace Wellness Program

workplace wellness

Getting sick is part of life. For retailers, sick or injured employees can lead to extra costs and a loss of productivity and efficiency. In 2019, the Integrated Benefits Institute found that illness-related work absences cost employers nearly $3,900 per …

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2 Books on Leadership and Retail to Help You Strategize

books on leadership

NHPA staff members Melanie Moul and Renee Changnon recently read these two books and talked to the authors on their podcasts. Get insights into the books here and head to your favorite local bookstore to get your own copies. Listen …

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How to Implement Leadership Skills Today

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Lowe’s Plans to Hire 50,000 Employees for Spring

Lowe's associate helping customer

Lowe’s has announced plans to hire roughly 50,000 frontline associates across its U.S. stores this spring. The company says the 50,000 new hires will fulfill both seasonal and full-time roles at its stores ahead of the busiest home improvement selling …

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