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Orgill Honored With Presidential Export Award

Orgill Inc.

Orgill Inc. was one of 43 U.S. companies recognized May 21 with a presidential award honoring companies throughout the country that export U.S. goods and services. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented the president’s E Star Award for Exports to ... Read More »

House-Hasson Expanding Warehouse Capabilities

House-Hasson

House-Hasson Hardware, an independent, regional hardware distributor based in Tennessee, is launching a major expansion of one of its two product warehouses. The company is adding a 50,000-square-foot addition to its Prichard, West Virginia, facility. The warehouse will have 300,000 ... Read More »

Longtime Blish-Mize Executive to Retire

John H. Mize

John H. Mize, executive chairman and chairman of the board of Blish-Mize Company, plans to retire from active management May 30, after 56 years on the job. “I look back on our almost-150-year history and feel gratitude to so many ... Read More »

Early Enthusiasm Jump-Starts Blish-Mize Buying Market

Spring break means the beginning of the warm season, a reason to get excited for better weather. Blish-Mize tapped into that enthusiasm to present its retailers with plenty of great prices and fun during its Spring Buying Market, held March ... Read More »

House-Hasson Names New VPs of Retail Development, Marketing

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House-Hasson Hardware, America’s largest independent regional hardware distributor, has named John Sullivan as vice president of retail development and Taylor Hasson as the company’s vice president of marketing. “House-Hasson has been in business for 111 years because our people care ... Read More »

Manufacturers, Distributors Gather for Executive Planning Conference

Executive Planning Conference

Distribution America and PRO Group Inc. recently co-hosted distributors and manufacturers for the annual Executive Planning Conference in Florida. The mid-November event included three days of more than 2,600 face-to-face distributor and supplier meetings, as well as networking events. Steve ... Read More »

Sales and Attendance Increase at HDW Fall Market

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Hardware Distribution Warehouses, Inc. (HDW) saw record attendance and sales during its recent fall market. Retailers, vendors and staff composed the group of more than 1,000 people who attended the event, which was Sept. 8-10 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Tim Teague of Meadors Lumber in Alma, Arkansas, commented ... Read More »

Retailers Converge on Boston for Orgill Fall Dealer Market

For three days, retailers packed Orgill’s Fall Dealer Market looking for bargain buys and the latest products, programs and services that would prepare them for the next selling season. The event was held Aug. 24-26 at the Boston Convention and ... Read More »