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Customer in Spain soils Amazon’s return policy.

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Hermantown Lumber closed shop in June but owes dozens of customers lumber and materials.

The 2019 CA legislative session closed at midnight on September 14th.  We can thank our stars there was an end to the madness.  Today, thanks to labor’s political machine and unlimited money, they have been one of the major driving forces that has created the supermajority of democrats in

Christine Bean has been presented with a CFO award by the North Bay Business Journal.

Sponsored by the National Hardware Show The 2018 HBSDealer Industry Scoreboard shows stability at the top, but changes ranging from subtle to dramatic are hard at work on all the home centers, hardware stores, lumberyards and other home improvement retailers on the Top 300&nbs

HBSDealer‘s 2017 Industry Scoreboard tracks the leaders of home improvement retailing. Sales for the year reached more than $267 billion combined among the 300 companies. Sponsored by the National Hardware Show

Sales for the year reached more than $249 billion combined among the Top 300 home improvement retailers. Spoiler: The Home Depot landed at No. 1. Again.

Lifted by rising housing starts and a recovering economy, the 2015 HBSDealer Top 300 Industry Scoreboard shows steady-as-she-goes combined sales growth of about 4.6%.

HCN's 2014 Industry Scoreboard, a year in the making, tracks the leaders of home improvement retailing.

For the third year in a row, growth in residential construction boosted the numbers, and consolidation and acquisitions played a role at some companies

It all adds up to $323,401,287,972. That’s the total estimate of the combined sales of the 300 companies on the HBSDealer Top 300 Industry Scoreboard.

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In business, you keep score with dollars. That’s the key metric in the Top 200 Pro Dealer Industry Scoreboard, produced by the research, reporting and estimates of HBSDealer editors. The statistics represent the performance of each of the Top 200 in the most recently completed fiscal year.

Sponsored by Boise Cascade Combined sales at the nation’s Top 200 dealers continued to rise with residential construction and the recovering U.S. economy. Hardware + Building Supply Dealer and our sponsor value your privacy. To view privacy policies click here:

Winning at chess requires careful management of countless moves and combinations of moves. It requires the ability to identify shifting competitive positions, to execute retreats where necessary and attacks when opportunity knocks. Most of all, it requires a vision. Sound familiar?

No matter how you slice them, the numbers of the HCN Top 300 Industry Scoreboard reflect the rising housing market, increased spending on the home and an easy comparison with the previous year’s performance.

As the industry marches to the drumbeat of slowly improving economic data and the housing market recovery, the Made-in-USA movement marches alongside.

Three little words can have huge emotional power. Case in point: “Made in America.” When one objectively surveys the Made-in-USA landscape, one sees American manufacturers eager to promote their products as “Made in USA” for the clear emotional pull of those words.

Orgill customers include home centers, lumberyards, hardware stores, and farm and ranch businesses. They operate throughout the U.S. and Canada, in rural markets and urban settings.

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Chain Store Age celebrates the winners of its 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition, which recognizes the best in retail and restaurant design from around the world, as well as achievements in sustainability and in-store digital innovation. In addition to the overall Store of th

Two-step distribution is riding a housing recovery for both LBM and hardware. Sales gains and growth were the major themes of the HCN Top 300 Retailer and Top 200 Pro Dealer Scoreboards released earlier this year. So it’s only logical that the HCN Top 100 Distributor Score

The HCN Made-in-USA digital report looks at domestic manufacturing from a variety of vantage points.