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

March 13, 2015

With J.D. Power scores in its sights, the Chicago-based co-op rolls out in-store chats, along with a national training program.

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.

March 2, 2015

During his address at True Value’s Fall Reunion in October, Burger describes an “intense and consuming process of figuratively tearing down the entire structure of a business and putting it back together.”

February 27, 2015

“It’s not about the paint that goes on the wall,” says Blake Fohl, senior VP and chief customer officer. “It’s the feeling you get when you walk into the baby’s room for the first time.”

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.

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.