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NRHA to Host Webinar on Managing Stress in the Workplace

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Managing stress in the workplace is a priority under normal circumstances—but amid COVID-19 concerns across North America, this topic is both important and timely. To help retailers better support their teams during this crisis, the North American Retail Hardware Association …

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Online Leadership Course Empowers Managers

Foundations of Leadership program

The deadline to apply for the North American Retail Hardware Association’s (NRHA) Foundations of Leadership program’s Fall 2020 session is Sept. 4. The Foundations of Leadership program is an online leadership development course for new and upcoming managers. It is designed …

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Home Gardens Are Sprouting New Sales Opportunities

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For many home improvement shoppers, stay-at-home orders amid the pandemic have offered the perfect opportunity to start or revive a home garden. With more people spending time outdoors and seeking to limit their trips to the grocery store, home gardening …

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3 Ways to Increase Transaction Size

Exterior Annapolis Home Hardware

Increasing sales doesn’t always require a major capital investment. You can use tools you already have, which is what Victoria Cook-Cranton, floor manager at Annapolis Home Hardware Building Centre (AHHBC), has discovered.  Cook-Cranton has spent the past couple of years …

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2020 Top Guns Honoree: Will Aubuchon

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Will Aubuchon, President and CEO, W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. 104 stores in Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, New York W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. was founded in 1908 by William E. Aubuchon. Today, his great-grandson, Will Aubuchon, serves as CEO. …

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Discover 3 Benefits From the Cost of Doing Business Study

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There are only days left to participate in the Cost of Doing Business Study, an annual financial benchmarking tool that delivers powerful data to independent home improvement center, hardware store and lumberyard operators. Each year, independent operators across the U.S. …

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4 Ways to Raise Your Transaction Size

As floor manager at Annapolis Home Hardware Building Centre in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Victoria Cook-Cranton has spent the last two years on a campaign to increase the average transaction size at her store. Now, the owners of the business …

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