ST. JACOBS, ON, Jan. 25, 2022 – It’s been a great start to 2022 for Home Hardware Stores Limited. Fresh off the heels of being name Canada’s Best Hardware Retailer by Leger today the Canadian company has been recognized on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
Home Hardware Named Top Hardware Retailer by Leger Survey
Home Hardware took first place for best in-store experience after Leger, the largest Canadian-owned market research and analytics company, surveyed more than 13,000 shoppers across the province.
Home Hardware Named One of Canada’s Best Employers by Forbes
In collaboration with Statista, Forbes selected Canada’s Best Employers for 2022 based on an independent survey of more than 10,000 Canadian employees working for companies employing at least 500 people in their Canadian operations. Evaluations were based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees who were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Employee evaluations also included other employers in their respective industries that stood out either positively or negatively.
In partnership with the Retail Council of Canada, Leger’s WOW study evaluated the performance of 153 Ontario retailers in 20 different sectors. Each retailer was assessed by an average of 300 customers who had recently visited the retailer’s store. Those customers were surveyed on 20 key dimensions such as staff courtesy, competency and attentiveness; efficiency at checkout; importance given to customers; sense of belonging; product quality and variety; competitive price; store layout and ambiance; proximity and curb appeal.