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Hardlines Distribution Alliance Hosts Its First GMC 

After the formation of Hardlines Distribution Alliance (HDA) in April, the organization hosted its first in-person Group Merchandising Conference (GMC) last week at the Embassy Suites Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia. As the first event hosted by HDA, all attendees were …

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3 Best Practices for Business LinkedIn Pages

LinkedIn

LinkedIn can be a great tool when wielded correctly. It can grow your business, help with hiring and create connections in your industry. According to LinkedIn, pages with complete information get 30% more weekly views. When creating a business LinkedIn …

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McCoy’s Building Supply Appoints New President and CEO

Meagan McCoy Jones has been named president and CEO of McCoy’s Building Supply and assumes her position on June 1, 2022. Jones will be responsible for overseeing the company headquartered in San Marcos, Texas. Jones succeeds her father, Brian McCoy, …

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J.D. Power Releases 2022 U.S. Home Improvement Retailer Satisfaction Study

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J.D. Power recently released its 2022 U.S. Home Improvement Retailer Satisfaction StudySM, which measures customer satisfaction through five factors: staff and service, in-store experience, merchandise, online experience and price. Despite supply chain challenges and other COVID-19-related issues, the study shows …

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J.D. Power Releases 2022 U.S. Paint Satisfaction Study

Paint Satisfaction

J.D. Power’s 2022 U.S. Paint Satisfaction StudySM has recently been released, providing insight into the satisfaction of customers who have purchased and applied interior paint, exterior paint and exterior stain in the past year. The study revealed that 49 percent …

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Home Hardware Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Best Managed Companies

For the 10th consecutive year, Home Hardware Stores Ltd. has been recognized with the Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation, retaining its Platinum Club status, which means it has maintained its Best Managed status for 7 years or more. This award …

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Minwax’s 2022 Color of the Year: Gentle Olive

Minwax Gentle Olive

Minwax’s 2022 Color of the Year mirrors many other hues for this year. Gentle Olive is a wood finish water-based color stain that features green hues rooted in nature and brings a happy, meditative mood to any space. “Gentle Olive …

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Waters Hardware Acquires Nuts & Bolts Chain

Waters Hardware

Waters Hardware recently closed on the purchase of the seven-store Nuts & Bolts hardware store chain serving Missouri and Kansas. The original Waters Hardware, which also had seven locations, was an acquisition of the Gerken family, who founded Gerken Rent-All …

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