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What Big-Box Home Improvement Chains Are Prioritizing

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Big-box home improvement chains are taking unique approaches to gaining customers in the early days of the busy spring selling season. Explore how Home Depot, Lowe’s and Tractor Supply are launching new initiatives to boost sales. Home Depot: Opening New …

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Orgill Announces Logistics Investments, Expansion of Utah Distribution Facility

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On the heels of a record year in sales and volume, Orgill has announced plans to continue its ongoing investment in improving, expanding and modernizing its distribution and logistics network. With its new state-of-the-art distribution center in Rome, New York, …

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Home Hardware Receives Top Fleet Employer of Distinction Award

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Home Hardware Stores Ltd. has been named a Top Fleet Employer of Distinction by Trucking HR Canada. The program, now in its eighth year, distinguishes the best trucking and logistics industry workplaces across Canada. “Being honored by Trucking HR Canada …

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Exclusive: True Value CEO Chris Kempa Shares Thoughts on Retail Success

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True Value CEO Chris Kempa took time to speak to Hardware Retailing before the company launches its 2021 Spring V-Union. Learn more from Kempa about what to expect from this year’s virtual event, how True Value is adapting to better …

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House-Hasson Names New Warehouse Manager

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House-Hasson Hardware has named Paul Thorman to manage the company’s approximately 750,000 combined square feet of warehouses in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Prichard, West Virginia. He will be responsible for warehouse operations and supervision of nearly 300 warehouse employees. House-Hasson currently …

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Walmart U.S. CEO on Meeting New Shopper Needs

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The National Retail Federation (NRF) recently hosted a webinar with Walmart U.S. president and CEO John Furner to learn how the company had pivoted during COVID-19 to ensure staff and shopper safety. In August, the company announced its second-quarter financial …

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DA’s Dave Christmas Talks Pandemic Logistics

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Hardware Retailing asked distributors how they amended operations to best serve their customers during the initial phases of lockdown, including communication and supply chain logistics. Read the remarks from Distribution America‘s president and CEO Dave Christmas below, and click here …

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Distributors Talk Communication, Logistics During Pandemic

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Over the last few months, the world has seen remarkable acts of courage from people who are still going to work every day because they work in essential fields. Health care professionals, grocery stockers, shipping facility workers and hardware store …

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