Nation’s Best acquires Hometown Hardware

Nation’s Best, the rapidly growing lumber, building materials and hardware retailer, has acquired Hometown Hardware in Longview, Texas.

“Over the last 14 years, Ken and Suzy Turner have built a reputation of service to the community - a place where no one is a stranger at Hometown Hardware,” said Chris Miller, president and CEO of Nation’s Best. “We are pleased to welcome the Hometown Hardware team into the Nation’s Best family and help them build on their record of success in Longview.”  

As part of Nation’s Best’s acquisition strategy, Hometown Hardware will maintain operations under its existing name with its key leadership team overseeing company operations alongside Nation’s Best, which will provide the strategic and financial support necessary to achieve optimal growth and profitability.

“Merging with Nation’s Best is a great fit for Hometown Hardware,” said Ken Turner. “This important step in our company’s history ensures our customers will be supported with a great selection of home improvement products and our employees will continue to offer the personalized, knowledgeable service we’re known for. Following the acquisition, Marie Vale will continue in her role of store manager.” 

Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. 

Based in Dallas, Texas, Nation’s Best was founded in 2019 and currently owns and operates seven brands and 19 locations in five states with over 430 associates. Nation’s Best is a member-owner of Do it Best Corp.