Hardware Retailing

OCT 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 | October 2016 68 well-rounded perspective on what makes business thrive. As the political people develop policies, they need to understand the impact they have, positive or negative, on businesses and communities. You have people who have never owned a business and they have great intentions, but great intentions can have terrible results. Business owners, with their own personal stories, are priceless. It's the experience of daily life and of working with people of all walks of life that can be the biggest assets to policymakers. In the 1980s, Jeff Cardwell worked with both of Ronald Reagan's presidential campaigns. Seeing the changes Reagan led as president inspired Cardwell to continue being politically active. " I feel like every hardware, home center and independent store owner should be involved, because the best way to predict their future is to create it. " NOW AVAILABLE : Free Training Resources Visit www.nrha.org/freetraining to download your free training resources today! Trainer's Guide This quick-start guide gives trainers the knowledge they need to start formal training programs, or make their existing programs better. Financial Basics This library of resources will help retailers and employees better understand and use financials, as presented in the Cost of Doing Business Study. Trainer's Toolbox This series of short videos, worksheets and PowerPoint presentations gives trainers easy-to-use lessons on various aspects of retailing.

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