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Wilco Celebrates Company’s 20th Location

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Oregon-based cooperative Wilco opened its third store in central Oregon and its 20th store overall on Aug. 29, the company reports. The 20th store, located in Redmond, Oregon, celebrated its opening with a day full of events and special activities. ... Read More »

2018 Cost of Doing Business Study Now Available

2018 Cost of Doing Business Study

If you’re looking for a tool to compare your operation’s performance to typical and high-profit home improvement businesses, the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) has exactly what you need. Conducted by NRHA for more than 100 years, the annual ... Read More »

Home Hardware Names New President and CEO

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Kevin Macnab has been named Home Hardware Stores Limited’s new president and CEO and will assume his duties effective Oct. 10, according to the company. Macnab has more than 30 years of omnichannel retail experience. He has previously served as ... Read More »

Gardening and Outdoor Living Trends on Display at spoga+gafa 2018

For three days, visitors from around the world gathered at the Koelnmesse Exhibition Center in Cologne, Germany, for spoga+gafa, the annual international lawn and garden trade fair. The event, held Sept. 2-4, drew more than 40,000 visitors from 114 countries ... Read More »

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

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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 »

CNRG Acquires 14 Midwest Mac’s Hardware Stores

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The Central Network Retail Group (CNRG) will acquire 14 Mac’s Hardware locations throughout the Midwest, it confirms in a press release. Mac’s Hardware employs roughly 200 employees in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. The business was established in 1965 ... Read More »

California Retailers React to New Proposition 65 Rules

Proposition 65

Retailers across California have been working hard to keep their businesses on the right side of the law. On Aug. 30, new regulations concerning California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, better known as Proposition 65, went into effect. ... 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 »