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Inside True Value’s $150M Supply Chain Investment

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Last month, True Value opened its newest regional distribution center (RDC), a major component of the company’s $150 million investment in modernizing its supply chain to best serve independent retailers. The 1 million-square-foot hub facility is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, …

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True Value Focuses on the Future at 2019 Fall Reunion

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Thousands of independent home improvement retailers gathered in Chicago Oct. 3-6 to celebrate True Value’s 2019 Fall Reunion. For retailers and True Value leadership alike, it was a chance to share success stories, explore special buying opportunities and look ahead …

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10 Ways to Defeat Winter’s Wrath

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No matter where you do business, Old Man Winter will soon be knocking on your door. Whether that means a few nights with lows in the 60s or dozens of feet of snow outside your business, learning how you can …

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True Value CEO Discusses Benefits of Strategic Investment

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The chief executive at True Value recently shared thoughts on how changes to the company have impacted the retailers it serves. In March 2018, True Value struck a deal with ACON Investments, effectively transitioning the company from its long-standing co-op …

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2019 Young Retailer of the Year: Samantha Post

Samantha Post Marketing and Human Resources Manager T & M Hardware & Rental Locations in Pennsylvania and Ohio Success in retailing includes strengthening the company’s infrastructure, and that will be critical for the success of the next generation. When Samantha …

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Busy Beaver Details Expansion Plans

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Pittsburgh-based home improvement retailer Busy Beaver is set to open its fourth location in Ohio on May 24. The company is also planning to open new locations in Pennsylvania this fall. The company’s latest Ohio location is in Calcutta and …

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Marcon Building Supply Halloween Event Unites Community

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In Markleysburg, Pennsylvania, local businesses came together to put a spell on shoppers just in time for Halloween. On Oct. 20, Marcon Building Supply hosted its first Halloween-themed event to bring customers of all ages through its doors, meet the …

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Guiding Businesses Through the Centuries

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Todd Taber ttaber@nrha.org, Kate Klein kklein@nrha.org, and Renee Changnon rchangnon@nrha.org. Independent home improvement retailers have, literally and figuratively, helped build America, and at least one existing operation predates the …

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