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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 ... Read More »

Trio Hardware Grows Its Footprint, Deepens Its Roots

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Planted in Plainview Small business owners often hear from customers how important their businesses are to the community, but it’s not quite as common that they see those comments in action. Todd and Ritsa Kirschner, owners of Trio Hardware in ... Read More »

Bliffert Lumber & Hardware Puts Expansion Into Practice in Wisconsin

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After more than a century in business in southeastern Wisconsin, Bliffert Lumber & Hardware has figured out one of the keys to running a successful lumber operation. “The most important thing to us is to be the trusted name in ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Growth Is the Result of Ambridge Do it Best Home Center’s Social Experiment

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As far as independent home improvement operations go, Ambridge Do it Best Home Center in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, may be considered young, but that hasn’t stopped the operation from growing through a challenging economy in a small town. One of the ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Orgill’s Putting the Focus on the Customer

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. Service By Design By Liz Lichtenberger, llichtenberger@nrha.org In its 172-year history, Memphis, Tennessee-based Orgill Inc. has witnessed many changes impacting the home improvement industry. Long recognized as an industry leader, Orgill ... Read More »

Exclusive Q&As With Orgill Executives

Hardware Retailing spoke with a number of Orgill executives to learn more about how they serve their customers and help the company grow. Read on to hear what each has to say, or click one of the links below to ... Read More »