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Ace Hardware Sees Online Sales Increase Over Thanksgiving Weekend

December 1, 2022
Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world with more than 5,600 locally owned and operated stores, reported record online sales over the peak 5-day holiday shopping weekend from Thanksgiving thru Cyber Monday. Ace Hardware saw record single-day online sales on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, fueled by strong demand for grills & smokers, electric mowers & snow blowers, and power tools from top brands including Weber, Traeger, Big Green Egg, Milwaukee, and EGO.
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Randy’s Do it Best Hardware Reopens After Fire

November 30, 2022
Randy’s Do it Best Hardware hosted a grand reopening event on Saturday, November 26, at their new store location at 5836 Main St. in Mt. Jackson. The previous Randy’s Hardware location, which had been a mainstay of the Mt. Jackson community for 70 years, was completely destroyed by an overnight fire on February 26. After confirming that everyone was safe, the leadership team immediately began making plans to rebuild, committing their time and effort to maintaining the store’s legacy.
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BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE CEO DAVE FLITMAN MOVES TO US FOODS

November 29, 2022
US Foods Holding Corp., one of the largest food service distributors in the United States, today announced that Dave Flitman will become Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective Jan. 5, 2023. Flitman will also be a member of the US Foods Board of Directors. brings to the company a wealth of global business leadership, executive management skills, and extensive commercial distribution experience, along with significant expertise in operational excellence, supply chain, and general management with more than 35 years of experience in manufacturing and distribution across multiple industries,
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TRUE VALUE COMPANY ACQUIRES THE AGWAY BRAND

November 2, 2022
True Value Company, one of the world’s largest hardlines wholesalers, today announced it has acquired the brand trademark rights from Agway Farm & Home Supply, a leading wholesale product distribution company serving a network of private dealers, primarily in the U.S. Northeast.

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