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Lancaster Announces New Online Ordering Platform

Lancaster ordering platform

In an effort to better serve its customers, Lancaster released a new online store and ordering platform. Senior marketing coordinator lead Nick Weiner​​ says the company worked closely with software developer Chris Bevan to create the new site, which will …

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S.W. Collins Co. Plans for Sixth Generation and Beyond

S.W. Collins Co.

For nearly two centuries, S.W. Collins Co. has served northern Maine, providing community members with products and services they’ve needed over the years. Whether it’s selling supplies to build houses following World War II, growing potatoes for nearby communities or …

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Nominate the Next NHPA Young Retailer of the Year

Young Retailer of the Year

The North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) Young Retailer of the Year recognition program identifies and promotes the next generation of aspiring independent home improvement and paint retailers. It recognizes individual achievement in the industry by retailers 35 years …

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Ace Hardware Reports Record Online Sales Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Ace online sales

Ace Hardware logged record online sales over the peak five-day holiday shopping weekend from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday. Ace Hardware saw record single-day online sales on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, fueled by strong demand for grills and smokers, …

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Retailers See Record Number of Shoppers Over 2022 Thanksgiving Weekend

2022 Thanksgiving Weekend

A record 196.7 million Americans shopped in stores and online during the 2022 Thanksgiving weekend, which included the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and …

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Hardlines Distribution Alliance Hosts 2023 Executive Planning Conference

2023 Executive Planning Conference

In November, Hardlines Distribution Alliance (HDA) hosted the first Executive Planning Conference (EPC) since the organization’s formation in April when Distribution America and PRO Group joined together to become HDA. Attendees descended upon the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, …

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2023 NHS Celebrity Chef Cook-Off

The NHS Celebrity Chef Cook-Off, presented alongside BBQ Nation, is an annual cooking competition that takes place in the NHS Backyard during the National Hardware Show (NHS). NHS exhibitors appoint chefs to compete, each tasked with cooking their best slider …

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Ace No. 2 in Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers Report

Ace omnichannel retailers report

Total Retailer released its sixth annual Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers report, recognizing leading retailers and brands based on omnichannel criteria, including digital and physical channels that offer consumers the best, most seamless shopping experience between both channels. Ace Hardware was …

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