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United Hardware Buying Market Highlights Special Events

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At its Spring and Summer Buying Market, held Jan. 10-12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, United Hardware helped retailers start off the new year with a diverse mix of vendors, discounted buys and a focus on the power …

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United Hardware Names New CEO

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Douglas Audette will be the new president and CEO of United Hardware Distributing Co., the company’s board of directors has announced. Audette will replace Steven Draeger, who announced his decision to retire in May after serving as president and CEO …

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Sales Continue Strong at United Hardware Fall and Winter Dealer Market

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As the year hits its midpoint, independent retailers gathering at the United Hardware Fall and Winter Dealer Market gave reports of solid sales in the first and second quarters. At the market, held June 28-30 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, …

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Distribution America Members Benefit From Clear Communication

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Dave Christmas President and CEO Distribution America president and CEO Dave Christmas oversees a network of six distributor members who in turn serve retailers across North America with extensive inventory and unique marketing programs. Learn more about the strategic advantages …

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Wisconsin Retailer Finds Green Opportunities

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For Dan Stroinski, who co-owns D & J Farm and Home in Thorp, Wisconsin, with his wife Jan, being able to guide homeowners toward solutions for their home repair troubles is one of his favorite aspects of being an independent …

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Distribution America Retailers Follow Their Own Path

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Distribution America is a collective of six distributor members who in turn supply a thriving network of independent home improvement retailers across North America. Learn more about two retailers who are benefiting from Distribution America’s international supply chain to bring …

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United Hardware President and CEO Steve Draeger to Retire

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The board of United Hardware Distributing Co., which is based in Plymouth, Minnesota, announced company president and CEO Steve Draeger will retire in 2020. Draeger has served the wholesaler for the past 20 years, the most recent 10 as its …

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Discounts Run Deep at United Hardware’s January Market

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Retailers attending the United Hardware January 2019 Buying Market started off the new year in a big way with aggressive buying opportunities and programs from their wholesaler to help build transaction size in their stores. One highlight of the market, …

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