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House-Hasson to Hold First In-Person Dealer Market in More Than 18 Months

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House-Hasson Hardware is holding its first in-person dealer market Aug. 12-14 in Sevierville, Tennessee—and the company’s president says hotel rooms reserved for the event were snapped up by retailer attendees faster than for any market in the company’s history. “The …

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New Possibilities for Vassar Building Center

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Mike MacKay, president of Vassar Building Center in Michigan, is a planner. He scoured his community for new locations to expand his business for many years, but never quite landed on the perfect space at the perfect moment. The company …

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Made In America 2021 Event Postponed

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Don Buckner, chief executive officer of Made In America, announced the Made In America 2021 event will be postponed. Due to increasing concerns about the COVID Delta variant and its impact, including the potential for future travel restrictions, shutdowns and …

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Orgill Cuts Ribbon on New DC in Rome, NY

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Orgill welcomed hundreds of customers, vendors and local dignitaries to Rome, New York, this week to celebrate, tour and take part in the official ribbon cutting ceremony marking the grand opening of its newest distribution center. “We enjoyed the opportunity …

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How DIYers Are Tackling Home Improvement

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New data from the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) is revealing what projects DIYers across the U.S. are focusing on near the midpoint of the year. For nearly a decade, HIRI has polled roughly 3,000 homeowner each quarter to understand …

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U.S. Economy Grows 1.6% in Q2

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The U.S. economy has returned to pre-pandemic levels as gross domestic product (GDP) grew 1.6 percent in the second quarter, The New York  Times reports. Compared to the second quarter of 2020, GDP grew 6.5 percent. Housing accounted for roughly …

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Unique Partner Businesses Bring New Opportunity

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Glenn Ubertino owns Zoller Hardware in North Carolina and has seen both sides of the retail coin. As a child, he grew up in the independent hardware store his parents owned, and as he began his own professional career, he …

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R.P. Lumber Acquires 2 Malcom Lumber Locations

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R.P. Lumber, a family-owned Midwest hardware and building materials retailer, recently purchased two Malcom Lumber locations in Grinnell and Oskaloosa, Iowa, expanding its reach in the state. The chain opened its first Iowa location and 72nd store in February 2021 …

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