July 5, 2017

A lock set inspired by the master inventors the late 19th century.

June 8, 2017

Builders hardware group promotes a logo that certifies locksets as good, better and best.

May 26, 2017

MiTek recently installed one of its retail sets at a California hardware store, making a case for its revamped merchandising.

March 15, 2017

A measuring tool doesn’t need lasers to be innovative. Check out these four options.

February 15, 2017

Tape measure innovation meets hand-eye coordination in the return of New Product Juggling.

September 9, 2016

Kevo 2nd Gen offers an improved user experience, sleeker design and added security.

September 9, 2016

The popular bath design has been adapted for the kitchen sink, featuring an integrated handle and more.

August 18, 2016

In a brand new ad campaign, Moen is examining the personal stories that go into a plumbing fixture choice.

August 11, 2016

Haute Déco has released a new line of doorknobs modeled after Van Cleef & Arpels’s Alhambra jewelry collection.

August 11, 2016

The TOD faucet incorporates linear valve technology, among other things.

July 14, 2016

The new Newport 365 series meets dealer demand for thoughtful manufacturing and budget-friendliness.

June 29, 2016

Squared-off, clean lines make all the difference when creating a contemporary aesthetic.

May 4, 2016

Product variety brings spice to the 2016 National Hardware Show.

April 20, 2016

Product variety brings spice to the 2016 National Hardware Show.

April 14, 2016

At the Las Vegas Convention Center, independent dealers will hang together.

July 29, 2014

Ace Hardware has struck a deal with RONA, a Canadian retailer and distributor of hardware, building materials and home renovation products, to forge a long-term agreement for master licensing of the Ace brand in Canada.

May 28, 2014

Bart and Diana Tyler, proprieters of Kelloggs & Lawrence in Katonah, N.Y., and DeWayne Tripp, owner of Hinton (Okla.) Hardware joined an elite crowd in 2013: HCN Hardware Store All-Stars. Their stores made the list, along with 48 other worthy retailers, one from each state.

March 27, 2014

The Home Channel Hall of Fame will induct a new member in early May, as Orgill chairman, president and CEO Ron Beal joins the prestigious circle of industry leaders.

Beal will be inducted as part of the 2014 Golden Hammer Awards Ceremony slated for May 6 in Las Vegas during the National Hardware Show. 

The event’s sponsors are HCN and the National Hardware Show.

September 10, 2013

Bart and Diana Tyler, proprieters of Kelloggs & Lawrence in Katonah, N.Y., and DeWayne Tripp, owner of Hinton (Okla.) Hardware joined an elite crowd in 2013: HCN Hardware Store All-Stars. Their stores made the list, along with 48 other worthy retailers, one from each state.

March 27, 2013

The Chicago-based co-op tapped Brent Burger, owner of hardware stores in Maine.

September 17, 2012

Taylor’s Do it Center of Virginia Beach, Va., celebrated the grand opening of its 11th store Saturday. 

The hardware store retailer’s newest store is in the Courthouse Marketplace shopping center in Virginia Beach. The store is the chain’s fifth in Virginia Beach.

 “It was an old fashioned grand opening with a board cutting, the mayor and chief of police,” said marketing manager Tom Townsend. The store’s soft opening took place in August.

September 14, 2012

The Shreveport Times reported that Centenary Hardware and Paint Co. is closing its doors.

The Louisiana business was established in 1947. Co-owners Bill and Charlotte Gates explained to the newspaper that the store’s inventory, after it is sold to a relative in the business, will fund their retirement.

September 10, 2012

Cleaning supplies and storage have become a separate category with their own dedicated buyer at Do it Best Corp., the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based co-op. Amanda Harmeyer, the organization’s former associate merchandise manager for housewares, has been promoted to merchandise manager for Cleaning Supplies and Storage, a newly created position.

A five-year veteran of Do it Best, Harmeyer previously worked in merchandising for two international retailers. 

November 27, 2011

According to San Francisco's ABC7 News, Tuggy's Hardware, which opened in 1898, continues to advise customers on the art of home improvement in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.

The article quotes Denny Giovanolli, who began working at Tuggy's when he was 12. One of the keys to the store's longevity, especially in an age of national chains, is its knowledge of local homes and the parts needed to keep them running.