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At trade shows, at industry events or even over the phone, I like to promise retailers two things.

1) Our news products are guaranteed accurate or your money back; and

2) Someday I’m going to visit your store and buy something.

Slideshow (beta) | 05/01/2014 - 10:39

At trade shows, at industry events or even over the phone, I like to promise retailers two things.

1) Our news products are guaranteed accurate or your money back; and

2) Someday I’m going to visit your store and buy something.

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Sponsored by the National Hardware Show, coming to Las Vegas May 6-8.

Slideshow (beta) | 03/13/2014 - 14:59

Cologne, Germany -- Everyone loves a winner.

On display at the 2014 Internationale Eisenwarenmesse (International Hardware Fair) here at the Koelnmesse fair grounds were 11 finalists of the Eisen 2014 Innovation Awards.

Showcased in a museum-like display in a special exhibition area here, the nominees were selected by judges for innovation.

Slideshow (beta) | 03/10/2014 - 09:47

The Internationale Eisenwarenmesse, or International Hardware Fair, attracted around 2,700 suppliers to Cologne, Germany, for the event’s 39th running. Some 50 countries were represented. Here are some of the highlights of day one.

Slideshow (beta) | 03/03/2014 - 09:41

Memphis, Tenn.-based Orgill’s 2014 Spring Dealer Market in Orlando drew to a close March 1. Here were some of the sights.

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The International Builders’ Show and Kitchen & Bath Industry Show both draw to a close Feb. 6. Organizers estimated upwards of 70,000 attendees. HCN was there.

Slideshow (beta) | 01/10/2014 - 09:31

When K&B True Value owner Jared Littmann was approached by a group of local, Annapolis, Md., artists to use his store as a stage for a whimsical art show, he didn’t hesitate.

“All I have to do is open the doors and maybe sell some things to people,” he said. “So, it was not a hard decision.” 

The show is described on K&B’s Facebook page as “one of the coolest and strangest art shows in Annapolis.”

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CEO L.T. Gibson accepts the award in Nashville, Tenn.

Slideshow (beta) | 11/04/2013 - 14:05

Nashville, Tenn. -- Lumberyard and supplier attendees of the 2013 ProDealer Industry Summit here took a tour of Stewart Builder Supply, run by Bill Stewart, a past president of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA).

Stewart’s yard in Brentwood, Tenn. -- one of three Stewart locations -- is located in affluent and fast-growing Williamson County. Two others are in Dickson, Tenn., and Hopkinsville, Ky.

The company’s commitment is clear: “providing builders and homeowners excellent customer service at a fair price.”

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