Training & Support


When you become a member of United Hardware, you gain the support of a dedicated and experienced team of experts. Our programs provide you with extensive training to help you market your store and to provide you with the programs, systems and support that will enable you to keep your business running at peak efficiency for years to come.

Our start up assistance includes help with:

  • Financing programs for qualified individuals
  • Assist you in finding the right location
  • Store set-up and design, including store planning, visual merchandising, pricing strategy development, and product selection

District Managers responsible for:A picture of business leaders in a business meeting.

  • Dealer growth within an assigned geographical area
  • Assisting store owners with market acquisition 
  • Liason between dealer and United Hardware corporate
  • Training dealers in retail store operations
  • Assisting with sale of stores
  • Gathering market and competitor intelligence

Retail Operations Specialists dedicated to:

  • Retail store operations
  • Store planning
  • Store design - C.A.D. store plans
  • Assisting dealers with pricing strategy and implementation
  • Retail Profit Management - Market and store analysis

Project Managers responsible for:

  • Supervising store set-up, resets, and relocations

POS Manager dedicated for:

  • Computer system evaluation, installation, and support 

United Hardware's comprehensive training covers strategies for:

  • Effective store management
  • Purchasing and inventory
  • Implementing superior customer service
  • Financial management and back-office procedures
  • Hiring, training and managing employees
  • Effective marketing techniques

Marketing and advertising support includes:

  • Grand opening planning
  • Local store marketing programs, such as newspaper ad slicks, direct marketing materials and regional radio and television opportunities
  • Comprehensive and effective advertising
  • Public relations strategies and materials
  • Community involvement programs and local charity tie-ins
  • United Hardware Customer Loyalty Rewards - our one-to-one consumer loyalty program

United Hardware programs include: 

  • Exclusive vendor programs for products and services
  • United Hardware - Rental Tools & Equipment
  • Hardware Hank program
  • Trustworthy Hardware program
  • Golden Rule Lumber program
  • Ranch and Pet program
  • United Garden & Home program
  • "Power Programs"
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