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Do it Best’s Dent Johnson Discusses Logistics During a Pandemic

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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 Do it Best’s vice president of merchandising Dent Johnson below, and …

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Ace Hardware to Relocate Florida Distribution Center

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Ace Hardware Corp. will relocate its retail support center (RSC), currently located in Tampa, Florida, to Plant City, roughly 25 miles east. Company leaders say the relocation will enable the RSC to grow by more than 315,000 sq. ft. Construction …

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Home Depot Unveils First Flatbed Distribution Center

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Home Depot has opened its first flatbed distribution center (FDC) in Dallas. The site will help transport heavy-duty building materials to customers across the country as Home Depot aims to offer same-day or next-day delivery options to 90 percent of …

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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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