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HDA Hosts First Ever May Group Merchandising Conference 

Group Merchandising Conference

Hardlines Distribution Alliance (HDA) hosted the first ever Group Merchandising Conference (GMC) in the month of May. The event brought together hundreds of distributors and vendors to the Embassy Suites Atlanta Buckhead to take advantage of one of the most …

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5 Strategies From The Aubuchon Co. to Improve Inventory Management

inventory management

Even when the lingering supply issues from the COVID-19 pandemic resolve, inventory management will continue to be a high priority for retailers. Jared Brown, director of business intelligence for The Aubuchon Company, shares five insights into making the process easier …

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Wallace Distribution Looks to the Future at the 2023 Spring Dealer Market

Wallace Spring 2023

2022 was a year of celebration and reflection, as Wallace Distribution celebrated its milestone 100-year anniversary. This year, the organization has turned its eyes to the future and the next 100 years serving the distribution needs of its dealers. With …

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spoga+gafa 2023 Boasts More Trends, Exhibitors and Space

spoga+gafa 2023

In three short months, spoga+gafa 2023, the largest garden lifestyle trade fair in the world, will kick off in Cologne, Germany. Suppliers from every continent will meet up with decision-makers from the specialized trade and worldwide large-surface outlets on June 18-20. …

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ACE Canada Comes Together for 5th Virtual Trade Show

Ace Canada trade show

ACE Canada, a leading provider of high-quality hardware products and services, hosted its 5th Annual Virtual Trade Show, which included more than 140 vendors and 110 dealers. The virtual event allowed dealers and vendors to showcase their latest products, share …

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See What You Missed at Spring Markets

NHPA on the Road

It’s market season and the North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) has been busy covering spring shows from coast to coast. Check out the highlights from each of the events below and be sure to follow NHPA on social …

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Ace 2023 Spring Convention Builds Hope for Future

Ace 2023 Spring

From inflation to a challenging labor market, many challenges continue to plague retailers in 2023, but the Ace Hardware 2023 Spring Convention brought a breath of hope during an uncertain time. Hosted March 14-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention …

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Annual Hardlines Conference Makes the Move to Scenic Whistler for 2023

Hardlines Conference 2023

The Hardlines Conference in 2023 will have a fresh look—and a new location. This year, the annual summit for industry retailers and executives is moving to Whistler, British Columbia, on Oct. 17 and 18. Working closely with the Building Supply …

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