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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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Armstrong Joins Ace as Supply Chain Executive

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Ace Hardware Corp. has hired Kirk Armstrong as a new executive to work on the co-op’s distribution and supply chain team. He is taking on the role of vice president of distribution and supply chain innovation and will be reporting …

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In Conversation: True Value CEO Reflects on 2019 Fall Reunion

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During the True Value 2019 Fall Reunion, president and CEO John Hartmann took time to speak to Hardware Retailing about how the company’s new supply chain upgrades, digital marketing programs and other new initiatives will empower the retailers who choose …

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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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Retailers Prepare for True Value 2019 Fall Reunion

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Thousands of retailers and vendors from across the world are preparing for True Value’s 2019 Fall Reunion in the company’s hometown of Chicago. The event begins Oct. 3 and runs until Oct. 6 at McCormick Place. Like other recent Reunions, …

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Amazon, Home Depot to Share Multistory Seattle Warehouse

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Amazon and Home Depot will share a multistory warehouse in Seattle in an effort for both companies to enhance delivery times, The Wall Street Journal reports. The online retailer signed a lease for a three-story facility, reportedly the first of …

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Orgill to Add New York Distribution Center

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Orgill Inc., the world’s largest and fastest-growing independent hardlines distributor, will be expanding its network of distribution facilities with the addition of a 780,000-square-foot distribution center in Rome, New York. The new facility will be Orgill’s eighth full-service distribution center, …

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Starr Q&A: Do it Best CEO Talks Co-Op’s Core Values and Strategic Goals

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Dan Starr President and CEO Dan Starr has served as president and CEO of Do it Best since 2016. He has previously served in a variety of roles since joining the company in 2006. Starr is only the fifth CEO …

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