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Do it Best Launches New Website

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Do it Best recently launched its new company website, offering an engaging, informative and user-friendly experience to a broad range of audiences. The new doitbestonline.com serves as an informational hub and key gateway for current and prospective members, prospective employees, …

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True Value CEO Discusses Benefits of Strategic Investment

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The chief executive at True Value recently shared thoughts on how changes to the company have impacted the retailers it serves. In March 2018, True Value struck a deal with ACON Investments, effectively transitioning the company from its long-standing co-op …

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Ace Hardware Acquires 50 Great Lakes Ace Stores

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Ace Hardware Corp. confirmed May 22 that the co-op now has full ownership of the Great Lakes Ace Hardware chain. The co-op’s first-quarter financial report says that Ace Hardware experienced revenue increases in early 2019, in part due to the acquisition of …

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Ace Hardware Begins E-Commerce Delivery Service

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Ace Hardware is introducing a new “buy online, deliver from store” program for Ace locations across the country, according to a press release. The company says the new delivery option is an important component of its enhanced e-commerce offering. “There …

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How Do it Best Provides Retailers the Building Blocks for Success

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The DNA of Service Nearly 75 years ago, Arnold Gerberding went door to door to hardware retailers and lumber dealers throughout the Midwest, asking them to pledge $1,000 to help secure greater buying power for their businesses and to maintain …

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Starr Q&A: Do it Best CEO Talks Co-Op’s Core Values and Strategic Goals

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Dan Starr President and CEO Dan Starr has served as president and CEO of Do it Best since 2016. He has previously served in a variety of roles since joining the company in 2006. Starr is only the fifth CEO …

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Hardware Retailing April: Do it Best Distributor Profile

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Check out the April issue of Hardware Retailing to get a close-up look at Do it Best’s latest initiatives and goals for the future. The April issue continues the magazine’s distributor profile series, exploring Do it Best’s supply chain initiatives, marketing resources for …

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Ace Hardware Is Focused on Retailer-Centric Change and Growth

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Onward and Upward By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org Ace Hardware Corp. is on a growth path that maintains its retailer-owned cooperative model, continues to pursue its core values and finds new, adaptive ways to …

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