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Participate in the Q4 Independent Retailer Index Survey

Independent Retailer Index

Participate in the Q4 Independent Retailer Index survey! The Independent Retailer Index, developed by the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) in partnership with The Farnsworth Group, serves as a regular measure of the independent channel’s performance. Discover how …

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Houzz Study Finds Sustainability Is Key to Kitchen Renovations in 2023

Houzz Inc. released the 2023 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study that found that homeowners engaging in kitchen renovations overwhelming want to incorporate sustainable features in their remodels with. Popular choices for sustainable features include LED bulbs (65%), energy-efficient appliances (61%), water-efficient …

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Theme Of 2022: Unmet Expectations

consumer behavior

Provided by the Home Improvement Research Institute To start 2022, the U.S. market was expected to transition out of the supply chain and labor difficulties caused by the pandemic. However, continued product and staffing shortages remained and were only intensified …

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Industry Insights: Forward Thinking With Rob Wallace

Industry Insights

How did business change for Home Hardware in 2022 compared to 2021? Home Hardware Stores Ltd. stepped into 2022 focused on our vision to be Canada’s most trusted and preferred home improvement retail brand. Throughout the year, our team worked …

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