August 3, 2015

President and CEO Bob Taylor plans his retirement from the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based co-op.

June 4, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) presented Do it Best Corp. president and CEO Bob Taylor with one of its highest honors in recognition of his leadership and his company’s 30-plus years of support of the organization.

March 13, 2015

Dealers united by growth, opportunity and execution

March 12, 2015

Rocked by a "60 Minutes" expose more than a week ago, Toano, Virginia-based Lumber Liquidators emphasized “Our products are safe,” during a business update conference call on Thursday.

March 8, 2015

John Hartmann opened the co-op's general session with a list of bullet-points showing momentum and strength for the Chicago-based co-op and its members.

March 4, 2015

In the shadow of O’Hare Airport in a strip mall next to a Hobby Lobby, the Mount Prospect, Illinois, True Value store serves as a laboratory and a retail-testing zone for the co-op.

February 18, 2015

A retail conversation centers on security, plus Chip and PIN and tokenization -- terms you haven't heard the last of.

February 4, 2015

As True Value dealers descend on Dallas for the Spring Reunion, the company's "Strategy in Action" is described in the current issue of HBSDealer.

February 4, 2015

Glenview True Value builds a retail destination every day.

January 7, 2015

Gypsum wallboard supplier Continental Building Products has named James Bachmann as president and CEO, effective immediately.

January 7, 2015

2014 ended in good faith -- at least according to Decision Analyst's U.S. Economic Index in December, which, at 109, registered at 3 points higher than December 2013 and 24 points higher than January 2009, when the index hit a low of 85.

January 7, 2015

"During the quarter we experienced slow but steady growth of our multi-purpose maintenance products," said Garry Ridge, WD-40 Company's president and CEO.

January 6, 2015

Springfield, Massachusetts-based Rocky’s Ace Hardware, a family-owned business with neighborhood based stores in five states, will open a new store in the greater Boston area.

January 5, 2015

Founded in 1883, and based in Spokane, Wash., Jensen Distribution Services is a wholesale hardware distributor with approximately $150 million in wholesale revenue that serves more than 2,000 customers in 11 western states.

December 29, 2014

Whether you’re engaged in the distribution of heavy building materials to dusty job sites, or the display of stylish home decor in a well-lit showroom, the hardware and building supply industry is one giant exercise in human resources.

December 23, 2014

Dan Miller has been named VP retail operations and new business, while Brian Wiborg will assume the role of VP retail development and supply.

December 22, 2014

Frank Blake, former CEO and current chairman of The Home Depot, will receive the National Retail Federation’s prestigious Gold Medal Award at Retail’s BIG Show in New York City next month, NRF announced today.

December 17, 2014

The True Value Company CEO starred in CBS television’s season six premiere of “Undercover Boss.” Here’s the episode.

December 16, 2014

Newell Rubbermaid has wrapped up its acquisition of Baby Jogger Holdings, Inc. from private equity firm Riverside Company.

December 14, 2014

The former FBI agent and current CEO of Chicago-based True Value Company went undercover on the CBS TV show "Undercover Boss" broadcast Sunday night.

December 11, 2014

Oak Brook, Illinois-based Ace Hardware reported November same-store sales were up 9.9% over November 2013.

December 5, 2014

Sears Holdings Corporation has elected Kunal Kamlani to its board of directors, who was recently Prestige Cruise Holdings' president and CEO.

"I am very pleased to welcome Kunal to our board," said Sears Holdings chairman and CEO Edward Lampert. "His broad-based financial services expertise coupled with leading a company with a strong focus on its customers make him a great fit for our board as we continue our transformation to a member-centric company that leverages Shop Your Way and Integrated Retail."

November 26, 2014

Isaac Preston, president and CEO of Continental Building Products, has passed away at the age of 54.

According to the Herndon, Virginia-based supplier of gypsum wallboard, joint compound and complementary finishing products, Mr. Preston died in his sleep on Nov. 25. 

November 21, 2014

The National Retail Federation is calling for comprehensive immigration reform more comprehensive than that being offered by President Obama.