Home » Dan Tratensek

Dan Tratensek

Dan Tratensek
In his position as publisher of Hardware Retailing magazine, Dan has the opportunity to visit with independent retailers of all types and sizes and use these visits to shape the editorial direction of the magazine to meet the needs of the independent hardware retail market. Dan also oversees NRHA’s other publishing projects, which include a range of special interest publications, contract publishing titles, online content and more. Dan formerly worked as an editor and reporter for Hardware Retailing and has been involved in business journalism and news reporting for the past two decades

Global DIY Summit Unites Home Improvement Industry

home improvement industry

The  seventh annual Global DIY Summit came to a close last Friday in Dublin. Throughout the three-day conference, representatives from around the world gathered to discuss issues impacting the home improvement market and the retailers serving it. The event, which …

Read More »

TJ Comstock Focuses on Tradition and Collaboration as Chairman

chairman

          Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Dan Tratensek Doing It Differently Driving north up U.S. Highway 93 into Eureka, Montana, it’s easy to understand why this area has been dubbed …

Read More »

True Value Shareholders Vote to Proceed With Sale

ACON

After months of speculation, 15 roundtable sessions and thousands of individual conversations and emails with members, the votes are in and True Value’s shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the sale of 70 percent of the company’s stock to private-equity firm ACON …

Read More »

Exclusive: True Value Co. Strikes Deal With Strategic Investor

True Value CEO

The True Value Co. today announced a plan that they say will accelerate the company’s long-term business strategy and secure the future of the independent retailers it serves. The company has agreed to sell 70 percent ownership in the organization …

Read More »

Dan Tratensek Presents: Security Products

Security Products

Finding new products and building up your inventory can be a daunting task at times. To help you discover the latest innovations on the market, Hardware Retailing publisher Dan Tratensek went to Sullivan Hardware on the North Side of Indianapolis …

Read More »

Dan Tratensek Presents: Products From Space

Products From Space

Finding new products and building up your inventory can be a daunting task at times. To help you discover the latest innovations on the market, Hardware Retailing publisher Dan Tratensek went to Sullivan Hardware on the North Side of Indianapolis …

Read More »

2017 Market Measure

To download a PDF of the complete 2017 Market Measure, please complete the form at the bottom of the page. The Industry’s Annual Report Looking at external factors alone, one might come to the conclusion that 2017 is shaping up into …

Read More »

Dan Tratensek Presents: What a Tool

new products

Finding new products and building up your inventory can be a daunting task at times. To help you discover the latest innovations on the market, Hardware Retailing publisher Dan Tratensek went to Sullivan Hardware on the North Side of Indianapolis …

Read More »