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2015 Young Retailer of the Year: Ryan Ringer

RyanMultiple Store Retailers
Gold Beach Lumber, Gold Beach, Oregon
General Manager

The first major changes Ringer made to Gold Beach Lumber resulted in sales increases of 186% over four years. After he orchestrated the opening of a second location in 2008, a major recession hit the area. Instead of pulling back, he invested in an advertising campaign, and business rebounded. In 2014, he opened a third location in Port Orford, Oregon.

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About Jesse Carleton

Jesse Carleton has visited independent hardware retailers, conducted original research on the industry and written extensively about the business of hardware retailing. Jesse has written for more than a dozen of NHPA’s contract publishing titles, all related to the hardware retailing industry. He also was instrumental in developing the Basic Training in Hardware Retailing courses now used by thousands of retailers across the country.

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