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Ace Hardware Begins E-Commerce Delivery Service

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Ace Hardware is introducing a new “buy online, deliver from store” program for Ace locations across the country, according to a press release. The company says the new delivery option is an important component of its enhanced e-commerce offering. “There ... Read More »

Exclusive Q&As With Do it Best Executives

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As a component of its Distributor Profile series, Hardware Retailing spoke to two executives at Do it Best Corp. to learn more about the company’s commitment to serving independent retailers through enhancements to supply chain and marketing initiatives. Steve Markley, Executive ... Read More »

True Value Sees ‘No Limits’ to Growth at Spring Reunion

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Thousands of retailers from across the world gathered in Dallas for the True Value 2019 Spring Reunion, which was held Feb. 21-24 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. It was a bustling show floor, with more than 1,000 vendors ... Read More »

Lowe’s CEO Visits Stores, Details Improvements

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Speaking at a dedication event for Charlotte Hornets-themed basketball courts, Lowe’s CEO and president Marvin R. Ellison outlined what’s in store for the company in the months ahead, according to the Charlotte Business Journal. In late August, Lowe’s announced the ... Read More »

Home Depot Expands Same-Day Delivery

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Home Depot is now offering same-day and next-day local delivery of more than 20,000 of its most popular products to 35 major cities across the U.S., the company says. The new initiative is part of Home Depot’s $1.2 billion supply chain ... Read More »

Do it Best Corp. Names New National Logistics Manager

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Do it Best Corp. announced the promotion of co-op veteran Steve Rose to national logistics manager, effective July 16. Rose has served as safety director since joining Do it Best Corp. in 2011. In that role, he was responsible for ... Read More »

Target Buys Grocery Delivery Company Shipt

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Target has purchased delivery startup Shipt Inc., a deal which will enable the retailer to complete same-day deliveries from about half of its 1,800 stores by summer 2018, Bloomberg reports. Customers will pay $99 per year to receive unlimited same-day ... Read More »

Walmart Purchases Delivery Business

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Walmart has purchased Parcel, a delivery logistics startup that focuses on overnight and same-day last-mile delivery, Reuters reports. The Parcel purchase is Walmart’s latest acquisition, following its purchase of apparel company Bonobos in June for $310 million and e-commerce retailer Jet.com ... Read More »