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.
After completing the planning and the soft launch, True Value Co. plans to launch its credit card program for consumers in stores beginning March 7.
Pointing to the importance of business-to-business sales, Ace Hardware launched a new brand for small business customers.
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.