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Hardware Distribution Warehouses Fall Market Attendance Up 30 Percent

Hardware Distribution Warehouses

Hardware Distribution Warehouses (HDW) recent Fall Market, held at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, saw increased attendance of 30 percent compared to their previous market. CEO and president Kenneth R. Beauvais says registration and attendance were the second …

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Independent Retailers Find High-End Housewares in Chicago


Products designed to steam, saute, clean, store and simply impress were on display during the 2018 International Home + Housewares Show (IHHS). Held at the McCormick Place convention center in Chicago, the show featured aisle after aisle of innovative products …

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Cottin’s Hardware Uses Scarecrows for Community Fundraiser

Cottin’s Hardware

Cottin’s Hardware & Rental in Lawrence, Kansas, starts the fall season off each year with a scarecrow building contest to raise money for local schools. Several years ago, a customer approached store owner Linda Cottin with the idea. “Our customer …

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Distribution America and PRO Group Host Annual Executive Planning Conference

The towering Santa Rosa Mountains set the backdrop for the Distribution America/PRO Group, Inc. 2015 Executive Planning Conference, held Nov. 18-20 at the JW Marriott Palm Desert Resort in Palm Desert, California. This year’s event marks the 11th consecutive year …

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Attendees From Around the World Visit Spoga+Gafa Lawn & Garden Show

Patio furniture, outdoor tools, grills and more are all on display at spoga+gafa, the world’s largest lawn, garden and outdoor living trade fair, which opened today in Cologne, Germany. Visitors from more than 50 countries gathered at the show, which …

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Handy Hardware Market Focuses on Buying Power

Handy Hardware concluded its Fall Market at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio this weekend. The market, which ran August  21-23 focused around the company’s proposition of “Profit Plus.” Prior to Market Handy announced that more 400 dealers had qualified …

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Retail Sales, House-Hasson Market Attendance Up

House-Hasson Hardware leaders say its summer 2014 market was the best-attended market in the company’s 105-year history, with a corresponding increase in sales. A House-Hasson market typically attracts up to 2,000 people. Don Hasson, president of House-Hasson Hardware, says a …

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L&G Trends: From Greenspotting to Digital Gardening

In just a few months, historic Cologne, Germany, will play host to the world’s largest lawn, garden and outdoor living trade fair, SPOGA/GAFA. The SPOGA/GAFA trade fair will take place Aug. 31-Sept. 1 at the Koelnmesse exhibition center and include …

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