November 17, 2011

The Gores Group, the primary owner of Stock Building Supply, has bought the remaining shares of the LBM company from UK-based Wolseley for an undisclosed sum.  A private equity firm based in Boulder, Colo., and London, The Gores Group acquired a controlling interest in Stock on May 5, 2009.

Wolseley was associated with Stock for 27 years and still owns plumbing and HVAC wholesaler Ferguson Enterprises in the United Sates and Canada. 

May 3, 2011

From New York’s Island to the Redwood Forests, the great American hardware store maintains a revered place in the commercial history of these United States. 

On the following pages, Home Channel News editors travel state-by-state to find examples of leading hardware store retailers. To those deserving candidates not on the list — and there are many — we offer this advice as consolation: “Keep up the good work. We’ll get to you eventually.” 

March 14, 2011

Ellie's Eco Home Store, a green building materials outlet in Boulder, Colo., is up for sale, according to an article in the Boulder Daily Camera.

Owner Steve Savage, who has recently launched a distribution company called National Eco Wholesale, told the newspaper that he no longer has the time to devote to the retail end of the green products business.

January 10, 2011

New distributor members of STAFDA include companies from Minneapolis and Memphis, Boulder and Beaverton., according to an announcement in the Elm Grove, Wis.-based association's December Trade News bulletin.

They are:

September 6, 2010

This weekend, Boulder Colo.-based McGuckin Hardware held its Labor Day sales event, despite the fact...

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