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Anslum Hudlin Named 2023 Ryder Driver of the Year

July 11, 2024
Anslum Hudlin of Waco, Texas has been named Driver of the Year for the Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions business unit of Ryder System, Inc., a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions. Hudlin drives for Do it Best through Ryder.

Gillman Do it Best Home Centers Acquires Goecker Building Supplies, Expanding Presence in Indiana

July 1, 2024
Gillman Do it Best Home Centers has acquired Goecker Building Supplies, a building materials supplier with locations in North Vernon and Seymour, Indiana. The acquisition aligns with Gillman Home Centers’ commitment to community-focused, value-driven service and marks an expansion of its footprint in the Indiana home improvement market. This announcement marks the company’s 17th and 18th locations throughout central Indiana and southwestern Ohio.

Tractor Supply Honors America’s Military Service Members, Veterans and First Responders With $1 Million Donation

June 27, 2024
The largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, and the Tractor Supply Company Foundation announced today they will donate a total of $1 million to charity organizations committed to supporting our nation’s military service members, veterans and first responders. The donation coincides with the launch of Hometown Heroes, a special program with wide-ranging benefits and recognition for the heroes who bravely serve our country and communities.

Ace Hardware Marks 100th Anniversary with Biggest Block Party Nationwide

June 27, 2024
Ace Hardware, the world’s largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative, proudly celebrates its centennial with a 100th Anniversary Block Party nationwide. Scheduled for Saturday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at participating stores, the event promises to be Ace’s biggest block party in history. Adding to the festivities, Ace Hardware is excited to announce top offers for July, starting June 26, perfect for enhancing backyard BBQs, family gatherings, and more.

Do it Best Foundation event raises over $1 million Funds will support community nonprofit initiatives

June 12, 2024
At the culmination of its fourth annual Fore the Cause charity golf tournament on June 10, the Do it Best Foundation announced a new fundraising milestone. Through this one-day event held across four of the Midwest’s top golf courses, the Foundation raised over $1,031,000 to further its mission of supporting health and wellness and youth enrichment nonprofit initiatives

Ace Hardware Hits New Milestone in Home Services Nationwide Coverage

June 10, 2024
Ace Hardware, the world's largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative, celebrated a new milestone on its way to national coverage for Ace Hardware Home Services. The company announced today that its home service offerings are now provided in over 5,000 zip codes, with at least one branch location in each of the 48 continental Unites States.

Ace Hardware Announces New 2024 Board Members and Director Re-Elections Following Company’s Annual Meeting

May 28, 2024
Ace Hardware Corporation, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world, announced changes to the company’s Board of Directors following its 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.Following the annual shareholder meeting on May 14, shareholders elected member directors Megan Hamilton and James (Jimmy) Nichols to their first term on the company’s Board of Directors.