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NRHA All-Industry Conference: Day 3 Wrapup

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The North American Retail Hardware Association All-Industry Conference wrapped up today, along with the final day of the National Hardware Show® in Las Vegas. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the NRHA Village to say hello and share with your ... Read More »

5 Ways to Network at the National Hardware Show®

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The National Hardware Show® is quickly approaching and thousands of independent retailers will be flocking to Las Vegas to attend the annual event. While most attendees will be on the hunt for the latest products to add to their inventory, another ... Read More »

Lowe’s Officially Ends Iris Smart Home Products Line

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Lowe’s is officially pulling the plug on Iris, its line of smart home products and security systems, tech news website CNET reports. Lowe’s sent an email to Iris users informing them their devices will no longer work as of March ... Read More »

Lowe’s Ends Smart Home, Renovation Partnerships

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Lowe’s has decided to end its separate initiatives with Alacrity Renovation Services and Iris Smart Home, the company announced in its third-quarter financial report. The company described both endeavors as “non-core activities within its U.S. home improvement business,” and said ... Read More »

How Smart Home Technology Is Taking On the Plumbing Category

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Get in Sink With Technology Imagine the home of the future five, 10 or 20 years from now. What do you see? If your vision doesn’t include ... Read More »

2018 National Hardware Show® to Highlight New Products, Technology

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On May 8-10 in Las Vegas, the National Hardware Show® will unite the home improvement industry, giving show attendees an exclusive look at the products, technology and trends pushing the industry forward. “The 2018 National Hardware Show has something for ... Read More »

Amazon Invests in Smart Home Companies, Buys Ring for $1B

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In an attempt to dig deeper into the growing smart home market, Amazon has been digging into its pockets to invest in and acquire several companies. This week, home device manufacturer Ecobee received $62 million through series C funding from ... Read More »

Do it Best Fall Market Focuses on LBM, Connectedness

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The 2017 Do it Best Fall Market kicked off Friday, Oct. 13 in Indianapolis with a refreshed focus on lumber and building materials and a program to help retailers be successful in the expanding smart home market. The Fort Wayne, Indiana-based co-op ... Read More »