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.
• 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.