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6 Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset

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Before you can plan or implement your goals for growth, the entire operation needs to be in the right mindset. Dan Tratensek, COO and publisher for the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA), shares six ways you can get …

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3 Aspects to Consider When Financing Your Path to Growth


As independent home improvement retailers strive to grow their operations, one of the biggest obstacles they face is financing their goals and finding the assets needed to take their operations to the next level.  Hardware Retailing spoke with Brian Misenheimer, …

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Former Top Guns Honorees Share Thoughts on Growth

Top Guns growth

While the independent channel has seen some major changes, what hasn’t changed is retailers sharing good advice. Digging into the archives back to 2007, the first year for the Top Guns awards, we pulled some sage wisdom from past honorees on …

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