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Exclusive Q&A: True Value CEO Discusses Upcoming Reunion, Future

True Value CEO

True Value’s President and CEO John Hartmann wants to make it clear that the doors are open for all independent retailers to attend the True Value Fall Reunion in Denver regardless of wholesale affiliation, size or market. This is a ... Read More »

Plenty to See and Do at the Orgill Fall Dealer Market

Orgill Fall Dealer Market

It was a busy few days at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas, as retailers from all over the world gathered for the Orgill Fall Dealer Market, which was held Aug. 23-25. With a record number of retailer ... Read More »

Orgill to Expand Texas Distribution Center

Orgill

Orgill Inc. has announced that the company will be expanding its distribution center in Kilgore, Texas. The company will nearly double the size of the existing facility to nearly 1 million square feet. “We’re pleased to be in a position ... Read More »

Ace Hardware Names Kim Lefko as Chief Marketing Officer

Kim Lefko

Ace Hardware Corp. has announced the appointment of Kim Lefko to the position of senior vice president, chief marketing officer (CMO). Lefko will report directly to John Venhuizen, president and CEO of the co-op. As the company’s new CMO, Lefko ... Read More »

Ace Hardware Corp. to Expand Ohio Distribution Center

Ace Hardware Corp.

Ace Hardware Corp. has announced expansion plans for its retail support center in West Jefferson, Ohio, as part of the co-op’s plans to grow and restructure its distribution network. The renovations will add more than 300,000 square feet to the ... Read More »

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 »