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Inside True Value’s $150M Supply Chain Investment

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Last month, True Value opened its newest regional distribution center (RDC), a major component of the company’s $150 million investment in modernizing its supply chain to best serve independent retailers. The 1 million-square-foot hub facility is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, …

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Make the Most of the 2019 State of Independents Conference

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The 2019 State of Independents Conference on Dec. 5 is the perfect chance for retailers, wholesalers and channel partners to unite and share ideas for success in 2020 and beyond. Held at the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) headquarters …

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True Value Ranks No. 1 in National Customer Service Poll

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Hardline wholesaler True Value has topped Newsweek’s 2020 list of America’s Best Customer Service Brands in the “Home Improvement Stores” category. “True Value retailers are winning where it matters most: with customers,” says John Hartmann, president and CEO of True …

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Indie Award Quarterfinalists Include 3 Hardware Stores

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Two independent hardware stores are among the 25 quarterfinalists for the 2019 Indie Award, a contest from Independent We Stand that allows people to vote for their favorite small business to earn the title of Independent Small Business of the …

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Walmart, Target Have Diverging Plans for Retail Robots

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Walmart and Target are both using artificial intelligence to streamline their operations, but how each company is making use of retail robots underscores the possibilities and pitfalls of in-store robotic technology, an article from CNN reveals. Walmart is investing heavily …

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Get Pointy for $399 Before November Price Increase

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) has partnered with Pointy to help retailers strengthen their online presence—but the $399 offer exclusive to NRHA members will expire on Oct. 31. Starting Nov. 1, the price for NRHA members will increase …

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Do it Best Celebrates New Products, Expands Paint Options at 2019 Fall Market

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Around nearly every corner of the 2019 Do it Best Fall Market this weekend in Indianapolis, attendees could see New Vendor flags flying high above exhibitors’ booths. The flags are a symbol of the co-op’s commitment to continue providing new …

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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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