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New Year, New Path for True Value

True Value

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Ready for the Future By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Throughout 2018, many changes took place in the retail industry. One of those changes for independent home improvement retailers was True Value Co.’s ... Read More »

Exclusive Q&As With True Value Executives

True Value Executives

A Custom Approach True Value Rolls Out New Marketing Plan in 2019 Dave Elliott Senior Vice President, Marketing Dave Elliott joined True Value in 2017 from Mitre 10, a New Zealand-based home improvement co-op. He has over 25 years of ... Read More »

True Value CEO Discusses Strategic Plan, Future

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John Hartmann President and CEO John Hartmann has 20 years of corporate experience, with 16 years spent in the hardware and home improvement sector. He joined True Value in 2013 after serving at New Zealand-based cooperative Mitre 10.  Hardware Retailing ... Read More »

Nelson True Value Finds Success With Distributor

Nelson True Value

When Fred Nelson was ready to retire from retail ownership of the store he had owned and operated since 1954, he didn’t want to see the business come to an end. In his search for a new owner, he wanted ... Read More »

MSK True Value Evolves With Support From Distributor

MSK True Value

A part-time job in high school often lays the foundation for the work ethic an individual brings with them in their future endeavors. For Jeff Johnson, working at Del’s Building Supply, now known as MSK Building Supply, in Myrtle Creek, ... Read More »

Caldwell True Value Relies on Relationships With Customers and Distributor

Caldwell True Value

For young adults who have grown up in their parents’ independent home improvement businesses, deciding on their future might feel like reaching a fork in the road. They may want to become the next in line to run the operation, ... Read More »

Do it Best Names New Rental Merchandise Manager

Jason Stofleth

Do it Best Corp. has announced the promotion of Lauren Wilson to rental merchandise manager, effective Dec. 3. Wilson will develop, implement and communicate comprehensive programs for the co-op’s rental, impulse, snacks and store supplies departments, as well as work ... Read More »

HDW Appoints New President

Hardware Distribution Warehouses

Billy Stapleton has been appointed the new president of Hardware Distribution Warehouses, Inc. (HDW) by the organization’s board of directors. The move comes after previous president and CEO Kenneth Beauvais resigned earlier this month. Stapleton has been with HDW for ... Read More »