Ace Hardware opened in Casa Grande, Ariz., with a 9,950-sq.-ft. store in the Villago Marketplace, according to the TriValleyCentral.com web site.
The 86-store Midwest hardware store chain, recently purchased by Ace Hardware, spent the past year planning the new layout.
Ace Hardware is promoting its nationwide “Free Paint Saturday,” along with a sweepstakes for customers.
New paint in new packaging is in the works at True Value Co., as its interior and exterior paint lines get a makeover.
After filing for bankruptcy protection, the Houston-based hardware co-op hired a new director of operations.
An article on NorthJersey.com examines the strengths and challenges of the independent, neighborhood hardware store.
The co-op's "Best Hardware Store in Town" awards are dished out to 13 True Value stores, from California to the Bahamas.
An article on Knoxvillebiz.com has examined the history and the future of House-Hasson Hardware.
The Oak Brook, Ill.-based co-op launched hardwarestoresforsale.com as a listing service for retailers, regardless of affiliation.
On the site of a former Mead Lumber Co. location, a C&L Hardware opens in Ashland, Neb.