Cost of Doing Business Study

Do you know how your business stacks up? This annual study provides detailed financial information from hardware stores, home centers, lumber/building material outlets and paint stores in the U.S. Retailers can use this resource to compare their operations to average and high-profit operations in the industry to assess their businesses’ performance and plan for the future.

2024 Cost of Doing Business Study Survey Deadline Extended!

Participate today to receive a free copy of the study, and a personalized financial analysis with insights and benchmarks to help plan for long-term financial success. The deadline to participate has been extended to July 15!

4 Ways to Participate

Email
dgowan@yournhpa.org

Mail
NHPA, Attn: Dave Gowan
1025 East 54th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220

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Email your company information and attach your 2023 year-end financial statements.

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Complete the downloadable survey and email or mail it to NHPA.

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Fill out your company information, attach a copy of your 2023 year-end financial statements and mail to NHPA.

Learn More About the Cost of Doing Business Study!

Each year, 1,000+ retailers use the Cost of Doing Business Study to improve their businesses.

 

Additional Resources

NHPA has created a library of resources to help retailers better understand and use the metrics presented throughout the Cost of Doing Business Study. These resources include case studies from other retailers who have improved specific metrics, as well as videos retailers can share with their employees to train them to better understand the financial side of the business.

The 2023 Cost of Doing Business Study is Still Available!

Get detailed financial information from independent hardware stores, home centers, lumber and building materials (LBM) outlets and paint and decorating outlets in the U.S. Retailers can use this resource to compare their operations to average and high-profit operations in the industry. It can also be used as a tool to determine ways to increase profits.