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R.P. Lumber Acquires 2 Malcom Lumber Locations

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R.P. Lumber, a family-owned Midwest hardware and building materials retailer, recently purchased two Malcom Lumber locations in Grinnell and Oskaloosa, Iowa, expanding its reach in the state. The chain opened its first Iowa location and 72nd store in February 2021 …

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US LBM to Acquire American Construction Source

US LBM to acquire ACS

US LBM announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire American Construction Source (ACS), a leading national building materials distribution platform for custom home builders and repair and remodel contractors. ACS’s portfolio includes multiple locally branded building material distributors …

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Tractor Supply Co. to Acquire Orscheln Farm and Home

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Tractor Supply Co. has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Orscheln Farm and Home, a retail chain of farm and ranch supply stores with 167 stores in 11 states.  The acquisition will be an all-cash transaction for …

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Nation’s Best Acquires Connolly’s Do it Best

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Nation’s Best, a rapidly growing home improvement company, recently announced its acquisition of Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental, which operates five locations in Fort Wayne, Indiana. “We are thrilled to welcome Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental …

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2019 Top Guns: Charlie Gillman

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Charlie Gillman, Owner and President, Gillman Home Center, 12+ locations in Indiana and Ohio Charlie followed his father and uncle into a career as a general contractor and spent many years as a homebuilder. He transitioned into home improvement retail in the late …

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2019 Top Guns: Mark Schulein

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Mark Schulein, President, Crown Ace Hardware, 18 locations in California, Arizona and Hawaii Mark spent several years outside the industry before joining his father at Crown Ace Hardware in Orange County, California. Since that time, Mark has helped grow the …

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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 …

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Westlake Ace to Acquire 7-Store Operation in Chicago

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Westlake Ace Hardware announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Buikema’s Ace Hardware, an independently owned business that operates seven stores in the Chicago area. The acquisition will be finalized on Jan. 2, 2018. According to Westlake, Buikema’s …

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