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New Location Breathes Excitement Into Do it Best 2023 Spring Market


For the first time in over 45 years, the Do it Best 2023 Spring Market was held outside of Indianapolis. Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, member-owners, exhibitors and Do it Best staff members buzzed …

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Do it Best Drives Continuous Improvement With New Director

To support its industry-leading efficiencies and best practices, Do it Best announced the appointment of Dan Dietlin as the company’s director of continuous improvement. “As Do it Best has been pursuing an aggressive growth strategy, we’ve seen continued strong results …

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Industry insights: Forward Thinking With Dent Johnson

Industry Insights

How did business change for Do it Best in 2022 compared to 2021? There were several notable business changes over the last year. We announced a major e-commerce initiative that will put our members in an even stronger position in-store …

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Do it Best Announces Executive Leadership Transitions

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Effective October 31, Do it Best will see several executive leadership transitions. Executive vice president of operations Steve Markley will retire and Dent Johnson will move into the role of executive vice president of operations. Nick Talarico will serve as …

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Do it Best Announces Director of Merchandising Strategy and Execution


Do it Best Corp. has named its director of merchandising strategy and execution with the promotion of veteran product manager Todd Miller, effective immediately. “We’ve been continuously focused on leveraging our agility and strengths to fuel even more growth for …

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Do it Best Announces Spring Open Buying Day

Open Buying Day 2022

To enhance the selection of potential products it offers to its member-owners from domestic and international vendors, Do it Best will be hosting a spring Open Buying Day. The event will take place on March 22 at the Do it …

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Do it Best’s Dent Johnson Discusses Logistics During a Pandemic


Hardware Retailing asked distributors how they amended operations to best serve their customers during the initial phases of lockdown, including communication and supply chain logistics. Read the remarks from Do it Best’s vice president of merchandising Dent Johnson below, and …

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Do it Best Celebrates New Products, Expands Paint Options at 2019 Fall Market

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Around nearly every corner of the 2019 Do it Best Fall Market this weekend in Indianapolis, attendees could see New Vendor flags flying high above exhibitors’ booths. The flags are a symbol of the co-op’s commitment to continue providing new …

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