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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 ... 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 »

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 ... Read More »

Iowa Business Uses Expansion to Widen Audience, Create Retail Destination

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org ‘If You Build It, They Will Come’ When a fire destroyed Marcus Lumber Co.’s shop buildings, lumber shed and delivery vehicles in 2004, the Leavitt family found a ... Read More »

Dollar General to Open 900 Stores, Go Urban

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Dollar General recently announced plans to open 900 stores, remodel 1,000 existing stores and expand into urban areas in 2018, The Wall Street Journal reports. The discount retailer already has about 14,000 locations in the U.S., mostly in rural areas, ... Read More »

Home Improvement Retailer Busy Beaver Expands

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Pittsburgh-based home improvement retailer Busy Beaver has announced plans to open five new locations in 2018, the company reports in a press release. These new stores will be in addition to the 18 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia ... Read More »