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Channellock Completes Historic Plant Expansion

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Pliers and hand tools manufacturer CHANNELLOCK® has completed a historic expansion of its Meadville, Pennsylvania, plant. In total, the project took about nine months to complete and is now fully operational. The expansion will allow the company to address increasing product …

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HPM Building Supply Outlines Building and Product Expansions

HPM Building Supply

HPM Building Supply has announced a major expansion of its business, including the doubling of its footprint on Oahu, Hawaii. Additionally, the business will become Hawaii’s exclusive distributor for SCAFCO steel framing products and expand its inventory to include CertainTeed …

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Busy Beaver to Open 25th Store in Former Theater

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Home improvement chain Busy Beaver will open its 25th store in Delmont, Pennsylvania, in May 2021. The store will be located in a former movie theater and measure some 55,000 square feet, making it one of the company’s largest locations. …

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Headlining News From Canada

Hardlines Monthly News

Each month, Hardware Retailing shares industry news from Canada. For the full story of each of these briefs, visit hardlines.ca/hr. Lowe’s Announces 34 More Store Closings, Further Rationalization in Canada Lowe’s Canada recently announced that it will shutter 34 stores …

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Northern Tool + Equipment Expands Midwest Presence

Northern Tool + Equipment

Northern Tool + Equipment is expanding its Midwest presence by opening two stores in Indianapolis. The new stores will each employ roughly 20 people and provide brand name tools and equipment for pros and DIYers alike. They will also offer …

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The 10 Issue: Discover Quick-Hitting Operations Tips

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With a whoosh, the 10 list issue of Hardware Retailing has returned. This year, we’re exploring all sides of the independent home improvement industry with a twist. You’ll be able to fly through these 10 lists, but you’ll come away …

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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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