Independent Retailer Index

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The Independent Retailer Index—produced in partnership with The Farnsworth Group—is a quarterly benchmarking tool for the independent channel. Retailers share performance metrics in key operational areas and the data is aggregated to create an in-the-moment measure of the industry.

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Access the data from the quarterly Independent Retailer Index, an industry measuring tool produced by the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) in conjunction with The Farnsworth Group.

What's in the Index?

To be sure you’re operating at the highest potential, there are several key performance indicators to track. Every quarter, the index asks independent home improvement retailers to share year-over-year changes in:

  • transaction count and size
  • inventory investment
  • cost of goods
  • profit margin dollars
  • future operational investments

Independent Retailer Index

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