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Briggs & Stratton Files for Bankruptcy Protection

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Briggs & Stratton has entered into a sale agreement and initiated voluntary company reorganization under Chapter 11. Headquartered in Milkwaukee, the company is the world’s largest manufacturer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment and was founded in 1908. An …

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Lumber Distributor Spahn & Rose Acquires Building Materials Store

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Spahn & Rose Lumber Co., a lumber distributor based in Dubuque, Iowa, has reached an agreement to purchase Moeller & Walter, a full-service building design and materials store in Reinbeck, Iowa. Spahn & Rose will acquire Moeller & Walter’s real …

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Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Spur Sales

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Americans spent more on Black Friday 2019 than ever before, according to new data from USA Today and financial technology firm Fiserv Inc. Both online and in-store sales grew over 2018 figures, according to the firm. Brick-and-mortar sales grew by …

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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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Wisconsin’s Trilling Hardware Survives and Thrives for More Than 165 Years

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When August Trilling, a first-generation German immigrant, opened a general store in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, in 1850, he had no idea what the future would hold for his business, later named Trilling Hardware. Since its founding, the 167-year-old company has been …

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