May 9, 2017

The Chicago-based co-op's garden center business takes on a major new member.

May 3, 2017

The two retailers have begun to phase out bee-toxic pesticides, also known as neonicotinoids, which have been shown to decimate bee populations. (Source:

April 4, 2017

The Chicago-based co-op builds on its New Zealand connection

March 27, 2017

The True Value retail chain has opened up shop in Yuba City, California.

March 22, 2017

The Hillman Group took home the title of 2016 Supplier of the Year -- but there were other honorees too.

March 9, 2017

Private label and national brands combine in new ways at True Value Company.

February 27, 2017

Slideshow: Merchandising ideas from the co-op’s Spring Reunion.

February 21, 2017

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

February 20, 2017

The co-op's California Reunion emphasized local market knowledge and co-op growth.

February 20, 2017

The True Value Foundation's matching gift program is designed to help youth succeed.

February 15, 2017

From the days of far-out colors and Tru-Test January Paint Value Days.

January 25, 2017

Look for Bargain Burners, Impulse Alley, 38 Special and Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs at upcoming True Value Spring Reunion.

November 28, 2016

True Value stores cut energy use with LED retrofit

November 14, 2016

With plans for development, the Hardware Group joins the Chicago-based co-op.

November 2, 2016

Chicago-based hardware co-op True Value Company reported gross billings of $1,588.1 million for year to date ending Oct. 1, 2016, up 1.6% or $25.6 million.

Revenue was $1,158.9 million, an increase of 0.7%, or $7.7 million.

The cooperative posted net margin of $20.5 million, up 88.6% from a year ago, driven primarily by continued efficiencies in lower inventory provision and adjustments, advertising costs and freight-in expenses.

September 24, 2015

A True Value endcap designed to simplify high-tech merchandise.

September 24, 2015

In Chicago, a gift and a place to grow for the kids and the community

September 21, 2015

What’s next in home improvement? Check the endcap.

September 21, 2015

Retailers share stage and prizes at True Value Reunion.

September 20, 2015

On display in Chicago: "The Value of Wow"

September 15, 2015

Million-dollar inventory giveaway highlights event in Chicago.

September 4, 2015

The co-op’s event hits Chicago in September.

May 22, 2015

Retail excellence deserves close analysis, and we're taking a deeper dive with this ongoing web series to complement our print feature.

April 9, 2015

Seven mini stories from a heavy trade show season