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Groupe BMR CEO to Leave Position in February

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Canadian wholesaler Groupe BMR has confirmed to Hardlines that CEO Pascal Houle will leave his position in February to become head of operations with BMR’s parent company Sollio Group Coopératif (formerly known as La Coop fédérée). Hardlines reports Houle will …

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Review the Latest COVID-19 Retail Restrictions

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During the 2020 holiday shopping season, the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) is striving to keep independent home improvement retailers informed of the latest COVID-19 guidance. Take a moment to review a state-by-state overview of current restrictions on …

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Review the Latest COVID-19 Retail Restrictions

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During the 2020 holiday shopping season, the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) is striving to keep independent home improvement retailers informed of the latest COVID-19 guidance. Take a moment to review a state-by-state overview of current restrictions on …

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Canada Aims to Ban Plastic Bags

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The Canadian government has announced plans to ban an array of common plastic products by the end of 2021, including single-use shopping bags common in brick-and-mortar retail. It’s all in an effort to produce zero plastic waste by 2030.  In …

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2021 WRLA Showcase Changes Format

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The Western Retail Lumber Association‘s (WRLA) Building & Hardware Showcase in-person event has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, a virtual event hosted on the association’s app and inside the Yardstick publication has been planned, event organizers …

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Home Hardware Recaps 2020 Virtual Market

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Home Hardware is celebrating the success of its 2020 Virtual Fall Market, which began Sept. 13 and ran until Sept. 23. “We are thrilled with the success of our 2020 Virtual Fall Market, which built on the experience and capabilities …

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Home Hardware Names 2019 Store of the Year Award Winner

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Home Hardware Stores Ltd. has recognized Chemong Home Hardware Building Centre for the Walter J. Hachborn Store of the Year award. The award is part of the “Proud of My Home Achievement Awards and Celebration,” held during Home Hardware’s 2020 …

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Home Hardware Appoints 2 Senior Directors

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Home Hardware Stores has announced Darrin Sayles will join the company’s sales and operations team as senior director. His appointment will support Home Hardware’s strategic growth and focus on operational excellence for its nearly 1,100 independently owned stores. “Home is …

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