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Thanking Young Retailer of the Year Sponsors

Thank You to 2018 Young Retailer of the Year Sponsors

Each year, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) aims to identify and promote the next generation of independent hardware leaders through the Young Retailer of the Year program. For 22 years and counting, this program has celebrated the talent, ambition and potential these emerging figures represent.

The program would not be possible without the dedicated support of our sponsors. These companies have invested in the future of the independent hardware channel and pledged their support to the next generation pushing the industry forward. Click the logos below to visit the companies’ websites. Click the text links to view videos of sponsor representatives discussing the impact of the Young Retailer of the Year program, the many benefits it brings and their advice to this year’s honorees.

Channellock Tools, headquartered in Meadville, Pennsylvania, offers a full line of tough and durable hand tools, all made in the U.S. Channellock is committed to providing long-lasting, efficient tools for hardworking Americans.


Delta Faucet Co., headquartered in Indianapolis, is a worldwide leader in kitchen faucets, bath faucets, shower heads, shower systems, toilets and related accessories and sells products in more than 53 countries.


 The Fluidmaster Co. is headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, California. It manufactures and markets its popular line of valves and accessories to both plumbers and DIY consumers.


Intertape Polymer Group (IPG), headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and Bradenton, Florida, is a global supplier of a broad range of packaging products and tape products for both retail and industrial customers.


Midwest Fastener, headquartered in Portage, Michigan, offers a complete line of fasteners to meet consumer needs. Midwest Fastener is committed to building fastener departments that distinguish its customers’ departments as the destination for fasteners in their respective areas.


About the Young Retailer of the Year Program

Since 1996, the Young Retailer of the Year program has identified more than 150 young retailers across the U.S., its territories and Canada, honoring their commitment to the independent hardware and home improvement industry and their progressive ideas to push their businesses forward, better their communities and engage customers. The Young Retailer of the Year program shines the spotlight on the future of the independent home improvement industry.

Register to Attend Today

Join us for an unforgettable evening where we celebrate these accomplished young retailers. The Young Retailer of the Year Awards is the perfect way to jump-start your time at the NRHA’s All-Industry Conference. The ceremony takes place the evening before the National Hardware Show® begins. We’ll start with a networking reception sponsored by Arrow Fastener, then introduce each Young Retailer of the Year who will speak about what the honor means to them and how they plan to advance their businesses—and the industry—in the years ahead. Register to attend the Young Retailer of the Year program today!

About Todd Taber

Todd Taber
Todd is an assistant editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. He graduated from Indiana University where he majored in journalism and French. Throughout his career, he has aimed to highlight small businesses and their community value. He joined NRHA in 2017 and now serves on the news and marketing teams. In his free time, he likes to run, spend time with family and travel the country.

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