One of the busiest booths in the Ace Hardware convention in New Orleans, not surprisingly, was the one showing off the new Valspar paint program.
New Orleans -- Ace Hardware CEO Ray Griffith, who will step down as CEO in late March, gave his last general session talk to the collected membership of the co-op.
Oak Brook, Ill.-based Ace Hardware Corporation will present “Vendors of the Year” awards at its upcoming 2013 Spring Convention & Exhibits in New Orleans.
San Jose, Calif.-based Orchard Supply Hardware said sales were down in 2012, but the company pointed to improved “financial flexibility.”
The co-op takes on Solve and Morningstar Communications to provide branding strategy and communications support.
The search is on for a new leader at Handy Hardware Wholesale, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month.
After signing a long-term deal to supply paint for Ace Hardware, Valspar CEO Gary Hendrickson expects to ride the recovery to increased sales.
A blend of education, entertainment and relaxation highlighted the recently completed Do it Best Corp. Winter Conference held in Phoenix.
The hardware co-op's chairman of the board earns professional credentials as NACD Fellow.
A new hardware store is under construction in Chandler, Texas, the result of two years of land use preparations, according to an article in TylerPaper.com.