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Retail Management Certification Program Empowers Fall 2019 Class

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The third and final visit as part of the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Fall 2019 Retail Management Certification Program (RMCP) was a culmination of the students’ hard work and a celebration of everything they accomplished during the course …

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Sears Settles Lawsuit With Former CEO

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Sears Holdings Corp., the estate of the former retail titan Sears, has agreed to settle a lawsuit over the $5.2 billion sale of its Sears and Kmart chains to former chairman and CEO Edward Lampert for more than $18 million, …

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United Hardware Buying Market Highlights Special Events

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At its Spring and Summer Buying Market, held Jan. 10-12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, United Hardware helped retailers start off the new year with a diverse mix of vendors, discounted buys and a focus on the power …

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Orgill Announces 2020 Executive Vice President Team

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As the new decade begins, Orgill has announced a few changes and promotions to its team of executive vice presidents. These changes are designed to position Orgill for further growth in the coming years and to provide an even stronger …

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Ace Hardware Names President of Emery Jensen Distribution

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Ace Hardware Corp. has appointed Michael Magee to the position of president and general manager of Emery Jensen Distribution, a division of Ace Wholesale Holdings. Magee will oversee strategic and tactical plans for growing wholesale business, including the development of …

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Words From Past Young Retailer of the Year Honorees

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Over the last 24 years, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) has recognized the achievements of more than 150 up-and-coming home improvement industry leaders through the Young Retailer of the Year award program.  Former honorees have distinguished themselves through their …

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24 States Raise Minimum Wage in 2020

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As the new year arrived, 24 states across the U.S. have either raised their state’s minimum wage or plan to do so in the coming months, according to U.S. News & World Report. Check out the following list of states …

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How Culture Motivates Staff to Work Better, Smarter and Happier

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Every workplace has its own unique culture: the shared values and actions that guide each business and influence how customers and the outside world view it. When employers honestly assess their workplace culture, take steps to address long-standing issues and …

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