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NHPA All-Industry Conference Recognizes Top Guns, Retailers’ Choice Products

Day 2 NHPA All-Industry

Day 2 was a busy one for the North American Hardware and Paint Association’s NHPA All-Industry Conference, full of awards and accolades. NHPA awarded high-performing retailers in the industry, recognizing three Top Gun honorees for 2021.  Mike Brackin, president of …

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NHPA Announces 2021 Top Guns Award Honorees

Top Guns 2021

Meet the 2021 Top Guns—three high-achieving and innovative retailers. For 14 years, The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has recognized retailers who are strategically leading their operations and making investments in their teams through the Top Guns awards. …

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The 2020 Top Guns On Their First Jobs

Top Guns 2020

Will Aubuchon W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. First Job: Aubuchon Hardware Warehouse Shop, age 13 “I learned a lot from the shop manager, Eric Berlo, as a person, a leader, a boss. His genuine kindness and care kept me focused as a …

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NRHA Announces 2020 Top Guns Award Honorees

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For 13 years, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) has recognized retailers who are leading their operations in innovative ways through the Top Guns Awards. Whether they are focused on fine-tuning the customer experience, exploring new business endeavors or …

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Do it Best Names New Members to Board of Directors

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Diana Newton and David Sturdivant were formally elected to the Do it Best Corp. board of directors at its annual fall market Shareholders’ Meeting in Indianapolis. This will be both Newton and Sturdivant’s first term on the 12-person board, the …

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In Case You Missed It: Great Lessons From the Past Year of Hardware Retailing

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Operating an independent home improvement business is no small feat. Even though your store hours may say one thing, you know that thinking of how to better your operation doesn’t stop, even when the doors are locked and the lights …

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NRHA All-Industry Conference: Day 2 Wrapup

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) All-Industry Conference continued today with more presentations from industry experts and panel discussions. Today’s keynote presentation was delivered by Phillip Helms, regional vice president for Central Network Retail Group (CNRG) brands Elliott’s Hardware …

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2019 Top Guns: Christine Hand

Christine Hand, Owner, Handyman Home Hardware, 2 Stores in Newfoundland, Canada Christine Hand purchased Handyman Home Hardware in Newfoundland, Canada, nearly 30 years ago from her father after initially working in software development. She has served on the Home Hardware Ltd. board of directors …

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