March 30, 2015

When it comes to growth, some of the most consistent advice for hardware and building supply dealers is some form of the adage: "Be known for something."

 
March 30, 2015

Westlake Ace Hardware, a subsidiary of Ace Hardware Corporation, has acquired four hardware stores located in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.

March 27, 2015

Newell Rubbermaid has promoted Bradford Turner to the role of senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

March 27, 2015

You saw it at Home Depot first -- but now MakerBot is coming to an even wider mass-market arena.

March 27, 2015

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) installed its new leadership team, including chairman Al Babiuk of Loewen Windows, during the WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

March 27, 2015

PRO Group, Farm Mart and GardenMaster distributors will meet with manufacturers at the annual Group Merchandising Conference (GMC) June 15-17, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park.

March 27, 2015

New on the distribution scene is SkuSphere, a new database with a mission to streamline the user workflow and unify the wider supply chain.

March 27, 2015

Jonathan and Drew Scott are on the books for another television series -- this time on the QVC channel.

March 27, 2015

New from Troy-Bilt is the FLEX yard care system of outdoor power equipment, now available in Lowe's stores nationwide.

March 26, 2015

The PPG brand's new exterior paint is engineered for performance and durability, the manufacturer says.

March 26, 2015

Integrity Windows and Doors is looking to recognize trade professionals who make short work out of Integrity products.

March 26, 2015

Luxury kitchen and bath supplier Kallista is employing the talents of Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), in the creation of a new line of faucets and kitchen and bath products.

March 26, 2015

Whirlpool Corporation has locked in a three-year agreement with Dan Ryan Builders to serve as their exclusive appliance supplier.

March 26, 2015

San Diego-based Zodiac Pool Systems says it has enhanced its annual dealer promotional events to bring more traffic to retailers during pool season.

March 25, 2015

Laura Clise is joining the Plum Creek Timber Company team as its new director, sustainability, effective March 30.

March 25, 2015

Montvale, New Jersey-based Benjamin Moore is embarking on a campaign to convince consumers that not all paints are created equal. And they're not distributed equally, either.

March 25, 2015

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. has agreed to sell its Endicia shipping business to Stamps.com, a provider of online postage solutions based in El Segundo, California.

March 25, 2015

Scotts just launched a new mobile app to help homeowners realize their dream lawns as spring kicks into gear.

March 25, 2015

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is rearranging its appliance retail strategy to better speak to customers and their changing priorities.

March 24, 2015

The NLBMDA's rallying cry hinged on three priority-issue talking points: EPA lead rule reform, the Marketplace Fairness Act, and its signature issue -- the Innocent Sellers Fairness Act.

March 24, 2015

HD Supply Holdings, Inc. had strong results to report for the fourth quarter and full year ended Feb. 1, positioning the company for further growth despite challenging market conditions.

March 24, 2015

Marijuana legalization was a surprise topic during the NLBMDA Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference.

March 24, 2015

Washington, D.C. -- When pro dealers gather to talk about their business, it's usually not long before they talk about the challenges of healthcare costs and labor shortages.

March 24, 2015

Appliance and plumbing retailer PIRCH is landing in the Northeast U.S. with the opening of a new showroom in Paramus, New Jersey.