50 Outstanding stores in the digital issue

The 2023 STIHL Hardware All Stars are on display here.
Vernon Kuhns, owner, Graber Building Supply in Illinois. Click the image for the digital issue.

The latest issue of HBSDealer, now available in a digital format, features Graber Building Supply on the cover, a member of the 2023 class of STIHL Hardware All Stars.

The list includes one innovative, high-performing, community-focused retailer from each of the fifty states.

Also inside:

• News & Analysis looks at commodities, prices and the Producer Price Index. Also, something is growing at retail: shrink.

• Runnings, the Midwest home, farm and ranch retailer, is picking up the pace with the acquisition of Edwardsville, Ill.-based R.P. Home & Harvest.

• Top Women Profile Series: Ann Welsh of Home Depot Rental takes ownership of inspiration.

• Truck drivers in the spotlight: As freight volume increases, dealers look to attract carriers. It’s not an easy road

• Product coverage: Science to the rescue for Rescue! insect repellent. Plus, experts weigh in on outdoor living trends.

And as in every issue: People in the News (including a masterclass for LMC dealers), the Quikrete Industry Dashboard and Here’s What’s Online highlights.

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