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Washington Store Stays Flexible During Pandemic

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Located 15 minutes from Seattle, Island Home Center & Lumber is busy serving a community that is near one of the early U.S. hot spots for the COVID-19 pandemic. The proximity to Seattle doesn’t mean Island Home Center’s community has …

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Taylor’s Makes an Acquisition the Best-Case Scenario

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Questions raced through Melissa Jenkins’ head when she learned Pleasants Hardware had sold. What would happen to her employees? How much would the company she loved change? Buyers Russ and Joe Taylor, who own 11 Taylor’s Do it Center locations …

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Do it Best Foundation to Distribute Grants in Support of Local Communities

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Do it Best Corp. recently announced the launch of the Do it Best Foundation to distribute grants to organizations that align with its giving pillars and generate the biggest impact in their communities to help them be great places to …

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Do it Best Corp. to Relocate Headquarters in Fort Wayne

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Do it Best Corp. announced its intentions to relocate its world headquarters to the site of the former General Electric campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where the co-op has been headquartered for 75 years. The GE campus, known as Electric …

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Do it Best Spring Market Focuses on Education, Product and Customer Experiences

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For the first time in many years, members and guests attended the Do it Best Spring Market in February at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Three years ago, the co-op announced it would be transitioning both of its annual …

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Leadership Series: The Value of Communication in Management

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In this three-part series, we will highlight the lessons retailers have learned from leadership development and management programs inside and outside the industry. In the first installment, we featured Mike French, who enrolled in Do it Best’s Leadership Development Institute. …

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Do it Best Executive Ned Wolf Dies at 88

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Long-time Do it Best executive Ned Wolf died Friday, Dec. 13. Wolf served for 47 years at Do it Best, including as vice president of purchasing. He met his wife Katherine at Do it Best, and they married in 1952. …

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Market Measure 2019: The Industry’s Annual Report

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story now.  Though there has been a lot of hushed talk in recent months about the R-word looming on our economic horizon, economist opinions are certainly split about whether a recession …

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