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In Conversation: True Value CEO Reflects on 2019 Fall Reunion

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During the True Value 2019 Fall Reunion, president and CEO John Hartmann took time to speak to Hardware Retailing about how the company’s new supply chain upgrades, digital marketing programs and other new initiatives will empower the retailers who choose …

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True Value Focuses on the Future at 2019 Fall Reunion

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Thousands of independent home improvement retailers gathered in Chicago Oct. 3-6 to celebrate True Value’s 2019 Fall Reunion. For retailers and True Value leadership alike, it was a chance to share success stories, explore special buying opportunities and look ahead …

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New Speakers to Highlight Tech Innovation at 2019 State of Independents Conference

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At the 2019 State of Independents Conference Dec. 5 in Indianapolis, two retailers using enterprising tech solutions will share how new digital capabilities are propelling their businesses forward. Presented by the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA), the daylong State …

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10 Blasts From Hardware Retailing’s Past

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Over more than a century, Hardware Retailing has adapted to the times to help independent retailers like you stay on the forefront of emerging industry trends and technology to find new paths to success. From profiles of enterprising young retailers …

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Amazon Expands Cash Payment Possibilities

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Online retailer Amazon has launched Amazon PayCode, a new way to let shoppers pay with cash at any of 15,000 Western Union locations, CNBC reports. The service was previously available in 19 countries, but is making its debut in the …

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Customers Want Blended In-Store Experiences

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Customers’ expectations for in-store shopping experiences have grown as e-commerce and the capabilities of other retail technologies have changed. As Mark Mathews of the National Retail Federation (NRF) says in the Q&A here, consumers still want to shop in brick-and-mortar …

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Do it Best Launches New Website

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Do it Best recently launched its new company website, offering an engaging, informative and user-friendly experience to a broad range of audiences. The new doitbestonline.com serves as an informational hub and key gateway for current and prospective members, prospective employees, …

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Recap: Pointy Webinars Highlight Ease of E-Commerce

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Throughout August, webinars from the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) business services partner Pointy helped independent home improvement operators make e-commerce a reality for their businesses. The webinars featured Google’s Ajay Arora, Matt Dockrell and Knudson Lumber Co.’s Cheryl …

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