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Industry Data Drives Retailers’ Success

Data Drive Decisions

For over 100 years, the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has surveyed home improvement operators throughout the U.S. to develop the benchmark report known as the Cost of Doing Business Study. Retailers have continually relied on the industry …

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8 Areas Where Customers Want Technology in Your Store

Consumers have preferences—and expectations—for how technology intersects with their retail experiences, according to the 2024 Future of Retail Report from business technology platform Square. See highlights from the data here and read more insights at hardwareretailing.com/future. The Technology That Drives …

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Insights from the Home Improvement Research Institute

HIRI Research

Looking Forward: Discover more home improvement insights from HIRI at hardwareretailing.com/hiri-deceleration. Paint, particularly interior wall paint, has long been a go-to for many DIYers. With one of the highest DIY purchase incidences across home improvement categories, paint remains a constant …

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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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