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30 minutes | 6 days ago
Episode 24 - New Year, New Focus
In the first episode of 2021, Renee hops on for her second solocast episode. In it, she looks back at 2020, she recaps the stories told in the last year and her goals for the podcast in 2021.
59 minutes | 20 days ago
Episode 23 - Cody Goeppner
In the final episode of Tell Me More... of the year, Renee has a conversation with Cody Goeppner of Blehyl Co-op. Cody returns to the podcast to discuss the challenges and bright spots of 2020, as well as how retailers can focus on goals going in to 2021 and why younger retailers should consider applying for NHPA's Young Retailer of the Year Award.
33 minutes | a month ago
Episode 22 - Shayna Roberts
In this episode of "Tell Me More...", Renee chats with Shayna Roberts of Morris Hardware in McConnelsville, Ohio. The store has been serving the community since 1845. Recently, the team was recognized for making serious contributions to preserve and promote the history of the longstanding family business. As the company celebrates 175 years in business and six generations of service, learn more about why preserving your history and working toward the future is important.
19 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 21 - Renee Tells You More
In this episode of the podcast, Renee tries something a little different and discusses about a topic that interests her. She introduces the listener to her journey in the industry and talks about the importance of visiting retailers stores while traveling for work or fun. If you haven't made pit stops at home improvement stores in the past, you may be inspired to take it up during your next road trip.
52 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 20 - Adam Taylor
In this episode of Tell Me More..." Renee has a conversation with Adam Taylor of Trust Hardware in Indianapolis. He opened his first store in 2012 and later went on to become known as the operation open 24/7. Now he is in the process of opening a second store and is looking to the future to bring more Trust stores to the area.
59 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 19 - Bea's Hardware
In this episode, Renee chats with Bea and Steve Fisher of Bea's Hardware in Round Mountain, Nevada. Bea and Steve talk about how they've been running their business as a mobile operation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
49 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 18 - Michael Wynn
In this episode of Hardware Retailing's podcast "Tell Me More...", host Renee Changnon talks with Michael Wynn, president of Sunshine Ace Hardware, a chain of 11 hardware store and one paint store in southwest Florida. Tune in to learn about how the operation has remained a helpful resource to its local customers and why Wynn says supporting employees has been a big priority, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
50 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 17 - Ted McDonald
In the next episode, Renee Changnon welcomes Ted McDonald of Boltz Hardware in Martinsburg, West Virginia to the podcast. They talk about the history of the business, which opened in 1929, his decision to take on ownership and more. Renee brought Ted back on the show for the second half of the recording to provide an update, as the store had a electrical fire in February and then has had the process of getting back in business slowed due to COVID-19 hitting the country the next month. Listen in to hear how Ted has been moving forward and why he is more excited than ever for 2021.
43 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 16 - Renee Zaman
In this episode of Hardware Retailing’s podcast “Tell Me More…”, host Renee Changnon has a conversation with Renee Zaman, owner of Mazo Hardware & Rental in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. Renee has been running her hardware store since she took ownership in 2009. With the help of her close-knit team, she serves her community with a smile on her face and laughs through the fun videos they share on the store’s Facebook page.
34 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 15 - Susan Wasco
In this episode of "Tell Me More..." Renee chats with Susan Wasko, co-owner of Wasko Hardware in Keosauqua, Iowa. During the episode, we will talk about the business she has run with her husband Joe since 2005, their deep roots in the hardware industry and how the company has continued to serve its community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
49 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 14 - Brett Thorne
In this episode, Renee has a conversation with Brett Thorne of Thorne Lumber Company, based in Chillicothe, Missouri. Brett talks about his experience in the industry, his own show, "Building The Future Podcast," and how his company has been managing the operation and serving the community during the pandemic. Tune in to the episode and then find Brett's podcast to listen to as well.
64 minutes | a year ago
Episode 9 - Gina Schaefer
Renee's guest this week is Gina Schaefer, co-founder and CEO of A Few Cool Hardware Stores. Tune in to hear Gina's journey from one store to eleven.
57 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 3 - Pat Sullivan
Renee speaks with Pat Sullivan this week, owner of Sullivan Hardware in Indiana. They talk about how Pat took over the business and continues to help the store thrive through services and special events.
58 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 1 - Cody Goeppner
Welcome to the first episode of Tell More More... hosted by Renee Changnon, Retail Outreach Coordinator at NRHA. In this episode, Renee speaks with Cody Goeppner of Blehyl Co-op. They discuss Cody's upbringing in hardware retailing through a family business, how he transitioned into his current role with Blehyl, and his thoughts on how retailers can stand above the competition in a world with growing e-commerce. Subscribe today to get the latest episodes!
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