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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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Do You Know a 2020 Young Retailer of the Year?

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Nominations are open for the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) 2020 Young Retailer of the Year program. Now in its 24th year, the program identifies young leaders who represent the future of the independent home improvement industry. Why Nominate? …

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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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Inside the Acquisition Strategy of Gordon’s Ace Hardware

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Mergers and acquisitions are powerful forces in home improvement retail. The rate by which they’re completed has risen by 58 percent in the U.S. in the last decade, and in 2017, the total of all such deals amounted to $1.9 …

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Behind the Scenes: 2019 Young Retailer of the Year Honorees

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The 2019 Young Retailer of the Year honorees have found new ways to solidify employee retention, harness the power of social media, bring new opportunities to their communities and boost sales at their operations. They were recently recognized by the …

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2019 Young Retailer of the Year: Franklin Cloninger

Franklin Cloninger General Manager Triangle True Value Hardware and Rental Greenwood, South Carolina Building relationships with the community lets people know we have local roots and gives us feedback about how we can meet their needs. Franklin Cloninger started managing …

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2019 Young Retailer of the Year: Morgan Godfrey

Morgan Godfrey Part Owner and Retail Manager Select Source Kimberly, Idaho We help fellow businesses because I think I live in the best community on earth, and I want to do anything I can to make it better. As part …

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2019 Young Retailer of the Year: Kevin Harris

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Kevin Harris Store Manager Harris Home Hardware London, Ontario There is always a better way or better idea for how to do things in business, and I do my best to discover them. Kevin Harris began his home improvement career …

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