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Attendance Up, Attitudes Upbeat at United Hardware’s January Market

January Market

United Hardware kicked off its 60th anniversary with a bustling January market, where retailers showed positive attitudes and optimism for the coming year. Despite the colder-than-normal temperatures, the mood at the market, held January 6-8, was upbeat with strong attendance ... Read More »

How Would You Reimagine Retail With $100K?

reimagine retail

As you pack your bags to attend the National Hardware Show® May 9-11, plan for what you may bring home—product samples, information and possibly $100,000 to reimagine retail in your business! This year, the National Hardware Show is making a point to invest even ... Read More »

Lowe’s Goal: Triple Ace Hardware’s Canada Presence

Lowe's Canada

Lowe’s Canada has plans for expansion that include growing the Canadian company RONA and roughly tripling Ace Hardware’s store count. In May, Lowe’s finalized its purchase of home improvement chain RONA and this month released more information about its plans for the acquisition. Through its purchase of RONA, Lowe’s ... Read More »

Home Hardware Stores Co-Founder Dies at 95

Home Hardware Stores

Walter Hachborn, former president and Home Hardware Stores Ltd. co-founder, died on Dec. 17 at the age of 95. Hachborn began his hardware career in 1938 at Hollinger Hardware in St. Jacobs, Ontario, and dedicated his entire life to serving his ... Read More »