Lisa Girard

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  • Tue Apr 09 2013

    As home building begins to rebound after a five-year slide, the National Hardware Show is celebrating with an expanded Building Products category that calls out exhibitors with special signage to make them easy to pick out on the show floor. Among those scheduled to represent this enhanced category are GRK Fasteners, Louisville Ladder, CoverGrip Corporation and Dumond Chemicals, and pro dealers planning to attend include Gahahl Lumber and BMC.

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  • Thu Feb 21 2013

    After three years of research and development, Newell Rubbermaid has launched a new brand of tools into the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration market.

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  • Sun Jul 12 2009

    Earning an Energy Star rating is going to be tougher going forward—both for products like...

  • Sun Jul 12 2009

    The economic stimulus package signed by President Obama in February expanded tax credits on more...

  • Sun Jul 12 2009

    While snow and ice-related products might be the last thing on most consumers’ minds during...

  • Sun Jun 14 2009

    The 2009 Home Channel News Top 500 Retail Scoreboard shows total sales of $237.4 billion,...

  • Sun Jun 14 2009

    The outdoor living category is a $70 billion market in the United States and growing...

  • Sun May 03 2009

    Hardware stores are offering wedding registries as a way to increase revenues and provide an...

  • Sun May 03 2009

    Willis Qualheim, owner of Qualheim True Value in Shawano, Wis., was in a local Subway...

  • Sun Apr 12 2009

    When Ed Several took over as National Hardware Show director last June, he began meeting...