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Plenty to See and Do at Orgill Spring Dealer Market


Retailers from around the world gathered at the Orgill Spring Dealer Market to find good deals, see new products and get ideas for improving their businesses. The show was Feb. 16-18 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. “It’s ... Read More »

Warren Buffett Cuts Walmart Investments

Warren Buffett

Investor Warren Buffett’s holding company recently cut back on its investment in Walmart and bought airline stock instead, reflecting pessimism about brick-and-mortar retailing, Business Insider reports. Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway, sold $900 million in Walmart stock by the end of 2016. Buffett “acknowledged that traditional brick-and-mortar retailers were struggling ... Read More »

Ace Hardware Expanding Distribution Facility for Imported Products

Ace Hardware Corp. plans to expand its Virginia facility that serves as the co-op’s central location for receiving imported products on the East Coast.  The project will expand the facility in Suffolk, Virginia, by 138,000 square feet, growing its size to 474,000 square feet. ... Read More »

Home Depot Recognized for ‘Bold E-Commerce Strategy’

The Home Depot has been recognized this year for its “bold e-commerce strategy” by Fast Company magazine, which called the home improvement giant one of the most innovative retailers worldwide. The retailer ranks among Fast Company‘s top 50 businesses for innovation. The magazine annually honors businesses through “The World’s ... Read More »