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A Magazine. An Experience. A Purpose.

A media brand owned by independent retailers, Hardware Retailing's multiplatform experience provides retailers with how-to management advice, category trends and new products to grow their businesses.

Giving Retailers a Voice Since 1900

Hardware Retailing serves as the primary communication vehicle for the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA).

One of the main reasons so many independent retailers trust and rely on Hardware Retailing is that, unlike other media serving this industry, it is owned BY the retailers themselves.

Because we are published by NRHA, a not-for-profit organization that is governed by independent retailers, our readers know we are more than a media company covering the industry; we are part of the industry. The majority of our resources are focused on building programs to educate retailers and their staff, hosting events to better connect the industry and advocating for the independent channel.

How Readers Engage With Us

Hardware Retailing is available to retailers however and wherever they want it with more digital platforms than any other media company in the industry. Readers can access content ranging from industry news and product trends to retailer success stories and business improvement advice.

Print

Hardware Retailing magazine is a fixture for home improvement retailers, offering high-quality, how-to management advice and new product information delivered monthly.

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Digital Magazine

Access Hardware Retailing magazine anywhere at any time. A digital version of our print publication is sent out to thousands of readers monthly and comes with enhanced content like videos and quick access to guides and tools.

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Newsletters

Every week, thousands of subscribers receive a digest with exclusive interviews, the latest industry news and events, category trends and new product ideas.

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Website

HardwareRetailing.com offers immediate access to video and downloadable resources while providing a daily dose of industry news, events, new products and operational advice.

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Podcast Series

Hardware Retailing’s newest addition to its digital library, these podcast series feature exclusive, one-on-one interviews with industry experts, wholesale executives and successful independent retailers.

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Social Media

Retailers and channel partners can stay up-to-date on everything Hardware Retailing is doing as it’s happening. Find us on Twitter and Facebook for access to additional streaming content and photos.

Our Readers

Hardware Retailing reaches the decision-makers you want to deliver your brand message to. The magazine also boasts the highest audited circulation to retailers of any publication in the industry.

  • Nearly 97% of Subscribers Have Buying Authority

    Reach thousands of engaged owners, executives, managers and buyers every month!

  • 122,500 Print Magazine Impressions Monthly

    On average, readers pass their magazine on to 3.5 additional people giving you more brand reach!

  • 78.2% of Our Readers Are First-Year Qualified

    More than 27,000 readers request the magazine EVERY year!

Brand Buzz

As a new brand on a budget, we didn't have a lot of marketing dollars. NRHA had reasonable rates and a huge customer base that reaches all ends of the channel.

- Greg J. Guras

Hestra Job Premium Work Gloves

The partnership we enjoy with Hardware Retailing allows us to brand our company and raise awareness to independent retailers about our products.

- Gregg Terry

Phifer Inc.