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Westlake Ace Acquiring 2 Washington Stores

Westlake Ace

Westlake Ace Hardware has announced it will acquire Town Center Hardware, which has two locations in Washington. Town Center Hardware has one location in Kirkland, Washington, and another in Lake Forest Park, Washington. When the sale is finalized March 8, …

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Frager’s Hardware Hosts a Socially Distant Centennial

Frager's

The COVID-19 pandemic derailed initial plans for celebrating the 100th anniversary of Frager’s Hardware & Garden Center, the longest continuously operating hardware store in Washington, D.C. Determined not to let the centennial pass by without recognition, the store staff organized …

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Washington Store Stays Flexible During Pandemic

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Located 15 minutes from Seattle, Island Home Center & Lumber is busy serving a community that is near one of the early U.S. hot spots for the COVID-19 pandemic. The proximity to Seattle doesn’t mean Island Home Center’s community has …

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2019 Young Retailer of the Year: TJ Colson

TJ Colson Director of Store Operations Wilco Farm Stores Oregon and Washington I’m a big believer in taking time to fully train and support your employees. That’s how your business will reach a high level of performance. After TJ Colson …

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Merchandising Ideas from Washington Retailers

If you’re looking for some new ideas, hit the road. Visiting other retailers is a valuable way to get inspiration and a perspective of what others in the industry are doing. Everyone has something to contribute. Earlier this spring, Hardware …

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D.C. Businesses Welcome Community Members, Provide Unique Goods

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In major cities around the world, many consumers are looking for a sense of community and belonging. To help their customers along, many independent retailers are using their businesses to create an inviting space for like-minded people to gather. One …

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