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True Value Goes “All In” at Its 2021 Fall Reunion

This past weekend, True Value Co. welcomed retailers to its first in-person event since early 2020. The 2021 Fall Reunion, held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, was open to all independent retailers and included a …

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True Value Invites Retailers to 2021 Fall Reunion

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True Value CEO Chris Kempa is inviting all independent hardware retailers to the company’s Fall 2021 Reunion in Chicago, taking place Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 at McCormick Place. The theme of the three-day event is “All In,” providing both …

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True Value Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

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True Value Co. announced Jeff Olson will join the company as chief financial officer. Olson, who will begin his new role on March 29, has over 30 years of experience in financial optimization, helping to drive commercial effectiveness and operating …

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Exclusive: True Value CEO Chris Kempa Shares Thoughts on Retail Success

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True Value CEO Chris Kempa took time to speak to Hardware Retailing before the company launches its 2021 Spring V-Union. Learn more from Kempa about what to expect from this year’s virtual event, how True Value is adapting to better …

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EXCLUSIVE: True Value Announces Hartmann to Leave in May

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True Value Co. announced today that John Hartmann, who has served as chief executive officer since 2013 and led the company through its transition from a co-operative, will be leaving in May. Hartmann, who will remain on True Value’s board …

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