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Home Hardware’s Tyler Nowochin Named 2021 Young Retailer of the Year

ST. JACOBS, ONTARIO – April 20, 2021 – Tyler Nowochin, Dealer-Owner of Nowco Home Hardware in Lacombe, Alberta has been named one of the independent hardware industry’s 2021 Young Retailer of the Year honorees by the North America Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA). 
Tyler Nowochin
Now in its 25th year, the program identifies and promotes the next generation of aspiring independent home improvement and paint retailers and recognizes individual achievement by retailers age 35 and younger throughout Canada and the United States. 

“It is truly an honour and a privilege to receive this award,” said Tyler Nowochin, Dealer-Owner, Nowco Home Hardware. “To be acknowledged with this caliber of talent from across North America is both humbling and incredible. This is truly a testament to the efforts of our dedicated team.” Tyler Nowochin of Nowco Home Hardware was awarded Young Retailer of the Year for Annual Sales Under $2M. Honorees are chosen based on a number of criteria including professional milestones, community engagement, continuing hardware industry education and extracurricular activities. 

Following in his family’s footsteps, Tyler is the third generation Nowochin to own and operate Nowco Home Hardware. He purchased the store in 2010 and led the company’s rebranding and remerchandising initiative. In 2017, Nowco Home Hardware underwent another renovation to make the front entrance wheelchair accessible. A year later, Tyler added a 1,200-square-foot DIY area for large events and projects. 

The North America Hardware and Paint Association will be celebrating the 2021 Young Retailer of the Year honorees in a one-hour virtual event on May 5 at 2:00 p.m.
About the Young Retailer of the Year Program 
For 25 years, the Young Retailer of the Year program has highlighted the skills and success of the next generation of independent home improvement leaders. NHPA believes the 2021 Young Retailer of the Year honorees represent the future of the industry. Supporting them gives the entire independent channel an opportunity to unite and celebrate the hardworking people who propel it forward each day. 

About Home Hardware Stores Limited 
Home Hardware Stores Limited is Canada's largest Dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials, and furniture home improvement retailer with over 1,050 stores under the Home Hardware, Home Building Centre, Home Hardware Building Centre and Home Furniture banners. Founded in 1964 in rural St. Jacobs, Ontario, Home Hardware remains 100% Canadian owned and operated. Through the Home Hardware network, Dealer-Owners have extensive distribution and marketing capabilities as well as access to thousands of quality, brand name and private label products. Home Hardware Stores Limited has received designation as one of Canada's Best Brands and Best Managed Companies and is committed to helping Canadians with all of their project needs. More information about the company is available at homehardware.ca. 

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