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Are You Ready to Buy?


Are you ready to buy a business? In the July issue of Hardware Retailing, we talked with four owners who had recently purchased a business, or are in the process of purchasing a business. They talked about their experiences and the steps involved in the process.

To learn a little more about the buying process and see if you might be ready to purchase your own business, take this quiz, which includes helpful information from a retailer who bought his business in 2014, as well as advice from the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA).

About Kate Klein

Kate is profiles editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. She reports on news and industry events and writes about retailers' unique contributions to the independent home improvement sector. She graduated from Cedarville University in her home state of Ohio, where she earned a bachelor's degree in English and minored in creative writing. She loves being an aunt, teaching writing to kids, running, reading, farm living and, as Walt Whitman says, traveling the open road, “healthy, free, the world before me.”

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