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Do it Best Builds Capacity for Strong Sales Growth Along West Coast

Do it Best broke ground on a major expansion of its Woodburn, Oregon, distribution center to support member growth along the West Coast. The multi-year project will grow the space by about 50% and increase the company’s efficiency and responsiveness …

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Selecting the Best: 2023 Retailers’ Choice Awards at NHS

Retailers' Choice

Now in its 57th year, the Retailers’ Choice Awards honors innovative and cutting-edge products from the National Hardware Show (NHS). The awards are hosted by the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) and selected by a panel of independently …

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Deadline Extended: 2023 Young Retailer of the Year Nominations

2023 Young Retailer of the Year

The deadline to nominate a young retailer for the North American Hardware and Paint Association‘s (NHPA) 2023 Young Retailer of the Year program has been extended to Feb. 28. About the 2023 Young Retailer of the Year Program The Young …

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NHPA Welcomes New Board Member

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has brought on a new board member, Joanne Lawrie, co-owner of Annapolis Home Hardware Building Centre in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.  Lawrie has been in the hardware industry since 1988 when she …

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NHS 2023 Day 3: The Show Wraps Up a Busy Week

NHS Day 3

Wrapping up a full three days of product discovery, education and networking, the National Hardware Show (NHS) said goodbye to attendees on Thursday. During the course of the high-energy Show, attendees walked the floor discovering new products, met with new …

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NHS 2023 Day 2: Food and Fun in the NHS Backyard

Dedicated to all things lawn, garden, farm, ranch, outdoor living and grilling, the NHS Backyard was sizzling with new products in the outdoor and grilling category, networking opportunities and lots of delicious samples straight from the grills.  Throughout the Backyard, …

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CNRG Acquires Everson’s Hardware

Deborah and Tracy Everson, owners of Everson’s Hardware in Waconia, Minnesota, have agreed to sell their business and operating assets to Orgill subsidiary Central Network Retail Group, LLC (CNRG), a multiformat, multibrand retailer currently operating 143 hardware stores, home centers …

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NHS 2023 Day 1: Product Discovery Abounds

NHS product discovery

The 2023 National Hardware Show (NHS) opened to a bustling crowd of retailers, vendors and industry players from across the globe, offering plentiful opportunities for product discovery.  In HABITAT, attendees were introduced to products that highlight the ideas and evolving …

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