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2019 Young Retailer of the Year: TJ Colson

TJ Colson Director of Store Operations Wilco Farm Stores Oregon and Washington I’m a big believer in taking time to fully train and support your employees. That’s how your business will reach a high level of performance. After TJ Colson …

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Wisconsin Retailer Finds Green Opportunities

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For Dan Stroinski, who co-owns D & J Farm and Home in Thorp, Wisconsin, with his wife Jan, being able to guide homeowners toward solutions for their home repair troubles is one of his favorite aspects of being an independent …

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Safety in Your Operation, From Reset to New Construction

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A pyramid display of window cleaner at the end of an aisle can be an eye-catching reminder for customers who have been meaning to shine up their windows. But one stray jacket zipper catching the sprayer of a poorly built display …

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Busy Beaver Details Expansion Plans

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Pittsburgh-based home improvement retailer Busy Beaver is set to open its fourth location in Ohio on May 24. The company is also planning to open new locations in Pennsylvania this fall. The company’s latest Ohio location is in Calcutta and …

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2019 Top Guns: Charlie Gillman

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Charlie Gillman, Owner and President, Gillman Home Center, 12+ locations in Indiana and Ohio Charlie followed his father and uncle into a career as a general contractor and spent many years as a homebuilder. He transitioned into home improvement retail in the late …

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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 …

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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 …

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House-Hasson Hardware Invests $10M on Inventory, Warehouse Expansion

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After purchasing inventory from Hardware Distribution Warehouses (HDW) and hiring several of its salespeople, House-Hasson Hardware is planning a 100,000-square-foot expansion of its warehouse in Knoxville, Tennessee. In total, House-Hasson will spend approximately $10 million to acquire the HDW inventory …

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