Hardware Retailing

SEP 2016

Hardware Retailing magazine is the pre-eminent how-to management magazine for small business owners and managers in the home improvement retailing industry.

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HARDWARE RETAILING | September 2016 2 Headquarters Staff 136 N. Delaware St. #200, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 Phone: 317-275-9400 Fax: 317-275-9403 Email: nrha@nrha.org Website: www.nrha.org PUBLISHING PUBLISHER, VICE PRESIDENT OF PUBLISHING Dan Tratensek COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS Whitney Daulton ASSOCIATE EDITOR Liz Lichtenberger ASSISTANT EDITOR Renee Changnon ASSISTANT EDITOR Kate Klein LEAD GRAPHIC DESIGNER Lynnea Chom GRAPHIC DESIGNER Graeme Haase WEB DEVELOPER Kevin Trehan PRODUCTION SERVICES PRODUCTION MANAGER Nancy A. Vondersaar SALES AND PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Freda Creech CIRCULATION CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Richard Jarrett CIRCULATION/SUBSCRIPTION/ LIST RENTAL INQUIRIES PHONE 314-432-7511 FAX 314-432-7665 SALES VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES Bob Cutter NATIONAL SALES MANAGER Lowell Huffman MIDWEST REGION MANAGER Tony Sarantakis, 404 Afton Circle, Barrington, Ill. 60010; 847-934-9515, Fax: 847-934-2494, tonytakis@aol.com WEST REGION MANAGER Chris Miller, 506 Citadel Circle, Westmont, Ill. 60559; 630-234-3272, Fax: 847-934-2494, cmiller7288@gmail.com NORTHEST REGION MANAGER Brian Ziff, 17 Cutler Knoll, Watertown, Conn. 06795; 203-509-0125, Fax: 317-275-9406, bziff@nrha.org GREAT LAKES REGION MANAGER 136 N. Delaware St. #200, Indianapolis, Ind. 46204; 317-275-9400, Fax: 317-275-9403, sales@nrha.org SOUTHEAST REGION MANAGER Nick O'Connor, 136 N. Delaware St. #200, Indianapolis, Ind. 46204; 317-275-9409, Fax: 317-275-9403, noconnor@nrha.org CANADA John Magner, 500 Queens Quay W., #101 W. Toronto, Ontario M5V 3K8; 416-598-0101 x220, Fax: 416-598-9191, jmagner@yorkmedia.net HEADQUARTERS STAFF PRESIDENT AND CEO Bill Lee CONTROLLER David Gowan EDUCATION DIRECTOR OF MEMBER SERVICES Allison DeWitt, 317-275-9414, adewitt@nrha.org TRAINING MANAGER Jesse Carleton, 317-275-9418, jcarleton@nrha.org MEMBER SERVICES AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Hilary Welter, 317-275-9435, hwelter@nrha.org MEMBER SERVICES AND MEETING COORDINATOR Kamille Stokes, 317-275-9435, kstokes@nrha.org RETAIL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-RETAIL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE Scott Wright, 317-275-9430, swright@nrha.org DIRECTOR OF RETAIL OUTREACH Tom Marcum, 317-275-9430, tmarcum@nrha.org NRHA VENDOR PARTNER VENDOR INTEGRATION MANAGER Marci Taschler, 317-275-9421, mtaschler@nrha.org NRHA CANADA NRHA CANADA Michael McLarney, 528 Queen St. E., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 1V2; 416-489-3396, mike@hardlines.ca STATE AND REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS MICHIGAN RETAIL HARDWARE ASSOCIATION Patrick Harrington, 603 S. Washington Ave., Lansing, MI 48933; 517-394-1710; Fax: 517-394-6754 MIDWEST HARDWARE ASSOCIATION John Haka, 2301 Country Club Drive, Suite A, P.O. Box 8033, Stevens Point, WI 54481-8033; 715-341-7100; 800-888-1817; Fax: 715-341-4080 PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION Ronald F. Moore, 3857 Wolverine NE, Suite 20, Salem, or 97305 (UPS,FedEx); P.O. Box 17819, Salem or 97305 (U.S. Mail); 503-375-9024; Fax: 503-375-7980; Alaska, Idaho, Ore., Wash. SOUTHWESTERN REGION Jeff Flora, 638 W. 39th St., Kansas City, MO 64111; P.O. Box 419264, Kansas City, MO 64141; 816-561-5323; Fax: 816-561-1249; Ark., Kan., La., Mo., Neb., N.M., Texas Hardware Retailing (ISSN0889-2989) is published monthly by the North American Retail Hardware Association, 136 N. Delaware St. #200, Indianapolis, Ind. 46204. Subscription rates: Hardware Retailing (Payable in advance): U.S. & possessions $50.00 year. Canada $75.00 year. All other countries $100.00 year. (Air Mail $60.00 year additional). Single copy $7.00. The Annual Report issue can be purchased for $30.00. Periodical postage paid at Indianapolis, Indiana, and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Hardware Retailing, P.O. Box 16709, St. Louis, MO 63105-1209. All editorial contents copyrighted 2016 by the North American Retail Hardware Association. No editorial may be reproduced without prior permission of the publisher. REPRINTS: Contact the Editorial Department at 317-275-9400 for price quotations. Printed in the USA. NRHA MISSION The North American Retail Hardware Association's (NRHA) mission is to help independent hardware stores, home centers and lumberyards, regardless of wholesale affiliation, become better and more profitable retailers. NRHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD James Cabirac, Kief Hardware, Cut Off, Louisiana EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN Megan Menzer, Newton's True Value, Cherryvale, Kansas FIRST VICE CHAIRMAN T.J. Comstock, Northwest Hardware, LLC, Billings, Montana SECOND VICE CHAIRMAN Greg Schlecht, Greg's True Value, St. Francis, Wisconsin THIRD VICE CHAIRMAN Daniel Harris, Palos Ace Hardware, Palos Heights, Illinois; Lemont Ace Hardware, Lemont, Illinois DIRECTOR Will Aubuchon, Aubuchon Hardware, Westminster, Massachusetts DIRECTOR Jared Smith, Jared's Ace Hardware, Bishopville, South Carolina DIRECTOR David Dishke, Grand River Home Hardware, Caledonia, Ontario DIRECTOR Steve Fusek, Fusek's True Value, Indianapolis SECRETARY-TREASURER Bill Lee, NRHA President and CEO IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN Adam Busscher, Picton Home Hardware, Picton, Ontario DANIEL HARRIS THIRD VICE CHAIRMAN Daniel Harris, owner and managing partner of Palos Ace Hardware in Palos Heights, Illinois, and Lemont's Ace Hardware in Lemont, Illinois, was elected to the NRHA board in 2013. Harris and his wife Patricia purchased their first store in 1998. WHAT DO YOU THINK IS UNIQUE ABOUT THE INDEPENDENT HOME IMPROVEMENT INDUSTRY? Our industry is full of truly independent retail store owners, which allows us to customize our operations to our communities' needs. I feel like so many of my customers are also my friends. FEATURED BOARD MEMBER

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