Hardware Retailing

SEP 2016

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September 2016 | HARDWARE RETAILING 97 Moving Forward With World and Main Market The 2016 World and Main Fall Market, which ran July 28-30, presented retailers with opportunities to connect with each other, meet with vendors and buy products at special prices. The buying show, which is World and Main's first Houston market since retiring the Handy Hardware name and branding it in January, had a different focus. TheRedT.com/world-main-2016 Walmart Buys Online Retailer for $3 Billion Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire online retailer Jet for $3 billion in cash. In addition, $300 million of Walmart shares will be paid over time as part of the transaction. The purchase highlights Walmart's drive to boost its online business. TheRedT.com/walmart-jet CANADA Summertime Means Store Openings for Home Hardware Home Hardware has been actively working with its dealer-members to expand and open new stores, with a number coming on throughout the summer months. Federated Co-op Helps Bring the Color Back to Fort Mac The effort to help Fort McMurray, Alberta, residents rebuild received help from Federated Co-operatives Limited. FCL donated 400 cans of paint to restore buildings that are being rebuilt in the aftermath of the recent wildfire. Addition of BMR Makes ILDC Canada's Biggest Buying Group Groupe BMR has joined the Independent Lumber Dealers Co-operative (ILDC). Already one of the country's largest buying groups, the addition of BMR will give ILDC combined sales of about $4.3 billion through just 22 members and put it firmly in place as Canada's largest home improvement buying group. Peavey and TSC: A Match Made in Farm Hardware Heaven In a move that unites two of Canada's largest farm hardware retailers, Peavey Industries LP has acquired a controlling interest in TSC Stores LP from Birch Hill Equity Partners. The union marks a natural fit between two privately held retail chains that share a similar retail model, while being distinct geographically. For the full story of each of these briefs, visit hardlines.ca/hardwareretailing. Ajax Wire Specialty Co. ............................................26 www.ajaxwire.com; 855-966-2529 Allway Tools Inc. ........................................................43 www.allwaytools.com; 800-422-5592 Anderson Metals Corporation Inc. ...........................11 www.andersonmetals.com; 816-471-2600 Apex Tool Group ........................................................5 www.apextoolgroup.com; 410-773-7800 Benjamin Moore & Co. ..............................................9 www.benjaminmoore.com; 855-724-6802 Big Green Egg ............................................................63 www.biggreenegg.com; 770-934-5300 Bonide ........................................................................64 www.bonide.com; 315-736-8231 Caterpillar ............................................................12-13 www.cat.com; 888-614-4328 Centurion ....................................................................18 www.centurion-inc.com; 800-323-2193 Channellock Inc. .........................................................1 www.channellock.com; 800-724-3018 Coast Products Inc. ....................................................28 www.coastportland.com; 800-426-5858 Cole's Wild Bird Products Co. ..................................61 www.coleswildbird.com; 877-426-8882 Compass Minerals ...................................................... 37 www.compassminerals.com; 913-344-9216 Do it Best Corp. .........................................................3 www.independentsdoitbest.com; 888-364-8237 Dutton-Lainson Company ...........................................74 www.dutton-lainson.com; 402-462-4141 ECI Software Solutions ..............................................51 www.ecisolutions.com; 800-588-5128 Epicor Software Corp. ................................................27 www.epicor.com; 888-463-4700 Fish Tales ...................................................................92 www.bubbablade.com; 844-486-7265 Flame Engineering Inc. ...............................................88 www.RedDragonTorch.com; 800-255-2469 Franmar ......................................................................34 www.franmar.com; 800-538-5069 General Pipe Cleaners, Div. of General Wire Spring Co. .........33 www.drainbrain.com; 800-245-6200 Hardware Retailing eNewsletter ................................. 99 www.hardwareretailing.com/subscribe Home Products International ......................................40 www.homzproducts.com; 800-457-9881 House-Hasson Hardware Co. .....................................35 www.househasson.com; 800-333-0520 Howard Products Inc. ..............................................65 www.howardproducts.com; 800-266-9545 HSI ...........................................................................81 www.hardwaresuppliers.com; 800-334-5625 IPG ..............................................................................83 www.itape.com; 888-898-7834 Lincoln Products .........................................................19 www.lincolnproducts.com; 844-223-4770 K-CO Products, LLC .................................................. BC www.kco-innovations.com; 949-276-5252 Kindling Cracker .......................................................26 www.gnedi.com/kc; 800-822-0295 Marklin Inc. ................................................................75 www.lgb.com; +49 7161 608-0 Master Magnetics Inc. ...............................................66 www.magnetsource.com; 888-293-9190 Maverick .....................................................................16 www.maverickhousewares.com; 732-417-9666 Maxim ......................................................................76 www.maximmfg.com/hrm; 800-621-2789 Midwest Fastener ...............................................44-45 www.fastenerconnection.com; 800-444-7313 Motorola .....................................................................39 www.acsradios.com; 800-248-5391 Mr. Longarm ...............................................................89 www.mrlongarm.com; 800-821-3508 National Hardware ......................................................53 www.natman.com; 800-346-9445 NRHA Training Resources .......................................... 96 www.nrha.org/freetraining; 800-772-4424 Old Masters .............................................................77 www.myoldmasters.com; 800-747-3436 Orgill Inc. ........................................................ 100-IBC www.orgill.com; 800-347-2860 Pacsoft .....................................................................86 www.pacsoft.com; 800-554-6166 Paladin Data Corp. ...................................................69 www.paladinpointofsale.com; 800-725-2346 Permatex .................................................................76 www.fastorangelaundry.com; 877-376-2839 Phifer Inc. ...................................................................17 www.phifer.com; 800-841-9473 PRO Hardware ...........................................................95 www.prohardware.com; 303-792-3000 Red Devil Inc. .............................................................71 www.reddevil.com; 800-423-3845 Red Lion ..................................................................31 www.redlionproducts.com; 844-250-4981 Sashco ................................................................... IFC www.sashco.com; 800-767-5656 Sears Hometown Store .............................................7 www.ownasearsstore.com Simpson Strong-Tie Co. Inc. ....................................73 www.strongtie.com; 800-999-5099 Starrett .....................................................................15 www.starrett.com; 888-674-7443 Stump Chunks .........................................................30 www.stumpchunks.com; 603-935-5405 Sun Gro Horticulture ................................................29 www.blackgold.bz; 800-732-8667 Sunnyside Corporation .............................................93 www.sunnysidecorp.com; 800-323-8611 True Value Company ...........................................20-21 www.truevaluecompany.com; 888-291-7229 UGL ............................................................................87 www.ugl.com; 800-845-5227 USP Structural Connectors/MiTek ...........................57 www.USPconnectors.com; 800-328-5934 U.S. Wire & Cable ....................................................23 www.uswireandcable.com; 800-327-4673 Viance .........................................................................67 www.treatedwood.com; 800-421-8661 Wallace Hardware Co. .............................................42 www.wallacehardware.com; 800-776-0976 Wayne Water Systems ..............................................41 www.waynepumps.com; 800-237-0987 Woodland Scenics ......................................................32 www.pinecar.com; 573-346-5555 Woods WiOn ...........................................................79 www.woods.com Wooster Brush Co. .....................................................49 www.woosterbrush.com; 800-392-7246 *This index is provided for the convenience of our advertisers and readers. 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