HPBA’s Chairman, Dick Hoffman, spent years as a successful retailer. When he took over as our Chairman, he envisioned a one-stop landing page on the HPBA website for retailers to find useful tools and information. We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Retailer Toolkit! This webpage has helpful tips and links for every … Continue reading A New Resource for Retailers
HPBA recently signed on a new Affinity Partner, NAVIX Consulting. In their words: NAVIX prepares and guides business owners to reach happy and successful exits. Since we first launched the proprietary NAVIX exit planning process in 2009, our national team has helped more than 400 business owners prepare for exit, representing more than $2.5 billion … Continue reading New Affinity Partner
In an effort to simplify the NFI website, we are making several improvements to the site. One of those improvements and most noticeable areas of change is the pricing section. We are not raising our prices! Currently there are three price choices when you select items from the website: HPBA Member price (30% discount), NFI or CSIA … Continue reading NFI Website Format Change – Simplified Pricing
Helpful Hints for the New App The required Login and Password will be the same as the NFI website.If you have ever taken and NFI exam you will have a Login. If you do not know your Login email us at email@example.com.If you don't have a Login yet and have never taken an NFI exam, … Continue reading New NFI App is Here & It’s Free
In these confusing times, everyone is looking for information – whether there’s an idea of when the changes forced by COVID-19 will end, are there loans for my business, what does this mean for the economy, and many more questions. Due to COVID-19 and its impact, having a well-informed plan and making a data-driven decision … Continue reading Use the HPBA Research Library to Help Plan Your Business
For small businesses across America, the CARES Act has provided much-needed assistance to those of us who are hurting as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But critical funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was made available to small businesses as a result of the CARES Act, has officially run out, which is only adding … Continue reading Urge Congress to Provide Small Business Coronavirus Relief Immediately
Earlier this year, HPBA completed its 2019 Annual Report. Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the urgent need to communicate the latest information about the pandemic with our members, we held off on sharing the report. While 2019 may seem like a long time ago, we hope that you find our 2019 Annual Report to … Continue reading HPBA 2019 Annual Report
The sharp increase in local cities banning – or considering a ban of – natural gas in new homes has sparked tremendous interest in the 2020 Tom Pugh Government Affairs Academy (GAA), to be held in Washington, DC, on July 20–23, 2020. This program is designed to empower local members to be better advocates at the … Continue reading HPBA Government Affairs Academy set for July 2020
Over the past few months, HPBA has received many questions from retailers and distributors about requirements under Step 2 of the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards for Residential Wood Heaters (NSPS), set to go into effect on May 15, 2020. HPBA created a toolkit with information that all retailers need to know. Resources include an … Continue reading Have You Downloaded Your NSPS Retailer Toolkit?
MSHPBA would like to congratulate Stoll, a MSHPBA sponsor, on their major milestone!