February 21, 2017

The latest class of “Best Hardware Store in Town” honorees respect the five P's.

February 14, 2017

Pro X Home Center will leverage various solutions from the Epicor retail software product suite 

February 14, 2017

Some big players are struggling to sell sporting goods. For independents, that could be an opportunity.

February 7, 2017

Nominate a worthy retailer for the 2017 STIHL Hardware All-Star awards.

February 3, 2017

The Texas Historical Commission calls this store the oldest hardware store in the Lone Star state. It expects to close this month. (Source: KTXS Channel 12)

January 27, 2017

A venerable San Francisco family business finds a new, bigger, better home. 

January 24, 2017

A century-old hardware retailer rejuvenates its technological infrastructure.

January 20, 2017

The closing of Meyer's Ace Hardware on the South Side of Chicago affects homeowners and Jazz afficionados. (Source: Forward)

January 19, 2017

An engaging video tells the story of a small town Vermont hardware store, and celebrates the spirit of an independent retailer. 

January 18, 2017

Sears Hometown opens inside a Louisiana Do it Best store

January 18, 2017

Woods Hardware now operates six hardware store locations with about 70 employees, thanks to the combination of Acme Lock and Small's Hardware. (Source: Cincinnati.com)

January 18, 2017

Fort Jones Frontier Hardware discovers a 19th century ledger.

December 21, 2016

It wasn’t easy for the 1978 home center to sell big ticket projects.

December 19, 2016

Listening to its advisory board yields some “significant changes” to the dealer markets.

December 19, 2016

Walter Hachborn earned his place in the Canadian Business Hall of Fame by fighting for the independent hardware store. (Source: The Toronto Star)

December 16, 2016

Writing to Santa Claus is the easy part. The trick is arranging for a return letter. (Source: The Coast News Group)


December 15, 2016

Hipp Modern Builders Supply makes it to the finals of the 2016 Indie Awards.

December 14, 2016

An arctic blast moved cold air into the United States, where the year's first snow fall moved shovels off the shelves in Ohio. (Source: News 5 Cleveland)

December 14, 2016

The retail chain will now be 98 locations strong, with a strengthened foothold in Kansas.

December 13, 2016

Here’s something new: On top of a holiday donation, a store discount.

December 8, 2016

An Ace retailer makes an impact in her community, and beyond.

December 7, 2016

Finding retail synergy at Central Network Retail Group

December 7, 2016

It's the latest in a string of store-within-a-store concepts that have combined the forces of Sears and Ace.

December 7, 2016

At the 2006 Orgill Market in Orlando, a match made in hardware heaven.