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Big-Box Q4 and 2021 Financials Roundup

big-box 2021

Several major big-box retailers and manufacturers recently released financial results. Here’s a look at how each performed in the last quarter of the fiscal year and fiscal year 2021.  Lowe’s In Q4 2021, Lowe’s reported net earnings of $1.2 billion …

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NHPA Announces the 2022 Top Guns Honorees

2022 top guns

For 15 years, the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has recognized retailers who are pillars of innovation, commitment and passion for the independent home improvement channel through the Top Guns awards. The retailers honored in this program have …

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Carr Hardware Marks 93 Years in the Business

Carr Hardware

As a thank you to its loyal customers, Carr Hardware hosts a “Carr-nniversary” weekend every year to celebrate another year in business and give back to local organizations. Last Year, the company, which has eight locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut, …

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Take a Tour of Jared’s Ace Hardware

Take a walk through Jared’s Ace Hardware and Crossroads Outdoors, the stores owned by Jake Smith, the new chairman of the board for the North American Hardware and Paint Association. Click here to read the story about Jake and his …

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True Value Donates to Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for humanity Restore

The True Value Company announced a significant donation of new merchandise to Habitat for Humanity ReStore locations in the Chicagoland area. The retail value of nearly $350,000 on these products puts True Value’s total donations to Habitat for Humanity in …

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SHRM Shares Workplace Trends for 2022

workplace trends 2022

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released its State of the Workplace Study, which evaluates how organizations handled key workplace challenges last year and looks at the workplace trends for 2022.  The study surveyed human resource professionals and other …

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January Retail Sales Soar Despite Omicron, Inflation

January retail sales

Even in light of the COVID-19 omicron variant, inflation and continuing supply chain and labor issues, retail sales jumped in January, according to numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau. Overall retail sales in January were up 3.8 percent seasonally adjusted …

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