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K+K Veterinary Supply Taps Into PRO Group’s Buying Power

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K+K Veterinary Supply may seem an unlikely partner for a distributor known for hardlines sales. But diversifying into hardware categories is a critical part of the strategy company founder and president Kenny Lipsmeyer is using to create value for his …

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PRO Group Hosts Annual Group Merchandising Conference

PRO Group

Earlier this month, dozens of member distributors and vendor partners gathered in Atlanta for PRO Group Inc.’s annual Group Merchandising Conference (GMC). For 40 distributor and 75 manufacturer attendees, it was a chance to strategize on new product and conference …

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Blish-Mize Welcomes New Customers to Spring Buying Market

With plenty of family atmosphere, Blish-Mize’s twice-yearly Buying Markets can often resemble reunions of friends who have a standing date to meet up every few months. The 2019 Blish-Mize Spring Buying Market, conducted March 21-23 in Overland Park, Kansas, had …

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Retailers Find Unique Opportunities at Orgill’s Spring Dealer Market

Orgill's Spring Dealer Market

From special Market-only pricing and Product Showcases to full-sized concept stores, retailers had many opportunities to explore ways to grow their operations at the Orgill 2019 Spring Dealer Market, which was held Feb. 21-23 at the Orange County Convention Center …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Faces of Orgill: Retailer Profiles

To give readers a better look at Orgill, we spoke to retailers in the industry that have partnered with the distributor. Read these profiles to learn how Orgill supports and works with these independent businesses. Zarsky Rebuilds, Remodels Location After …

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Orgill’s Chairman and CEO Talks Approach to the Home Improvement Market

Ron Beal Chairman and CEO Beal joined Orgill in 1985 and served as a senior vice president and general manager before becoming president and CEO in 2005, and chairman in 2013. In 2019, he stepped down as president, but remains …

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