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New products and innovation abound at National Hardware Show in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The range of new products being featured at this year’s National Hardware Show was nothing short of impressive. Innovation ranged from high-tech robotics to distinctly low-tech but eminently practical vintage stylings…

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McNabb at Home Hardware says e-commerce is the big push for 2017

ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Home Hardware Stores Ltd. is getting serious about its e-commerce business. The dealer-owned co-op is gearing up its distribution capabilities to serve consumers with online sales…

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Canadian Tire showcases new spring Canvas line of home décor products

TORONTO — Canadian Tire’s spring launch of its Canvas line showcased a number of new seasonal offerings in the company’s lines of spring and fall home living products…

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Lowe’s promises best of both worlds with conversion of Edmonton RONA store

TORONTO — Lowe’s Canada will gradually convert RONA’s big box Home and Garden stores to the Lowe’s banner…

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Vendors enjoy solid traffic at NHS, despite no-show by Lowe’s buyers

LAS VEGAS — Canadian vendors in Las Vegas this week were largely positive about the traffic and customer contacts they experienced throughout the three days of the National Hardware Show…

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DAILY NEWS UPDATES

BREAKING: Tembec acquired by Florida company

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. & MONTREAL ― Tembec Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. has entered into an agreement with Tembec…

Inventor wins patent suit against Sears

CHICAGO — A federal jury has found that Sears and supplier Apex knowingly violated…

Home Hardware stands by tulips

ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Home Hardware says “just a fraction” of its Canada 150 tulip bulbs…

Henkel to acquire Sonderhoff

DÜSSELDORF — Henkel announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Cologne…

Lowe's profits dip on strong sales gain

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — At Lowe’s Cos., sales for the first quarter increased…

Canadian Tire to start carrying Mark's apparel

TORONTO ― Canadian Tire intends to start testing Mark’s clothing…

Lowe's pilots exoskeletons

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe’s is testing out exoskeleton harnesses on employees at…

Saint-Gobain buys German adhesives firm

PARIS — Saint-Gobain announced that it has reached a share purchase agreement…

UK's first Bunnings piques interest

PERTH, Australia — Britain’s first Bunnings store has aroused curiosity, but will take longer…

Lowe's announces acquisition

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Lowe’s announced it has reached an agreement to purchase…

Goodfellow names national accounts VP

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Jeff Morrison has been appointed VP of National Accounts…

Management accolade for Imperial

RICHIBUCTO, N.B. — Imperial Manufacturing Group has been awarded the Platinum Club…

Castle adds Buchanan Hardware in Ontario

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Buchanan Hardware, in the Parry Sound district …

Home Hardware to push e-commerce in 2018

ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Home Hardware Stores Ltd. is getting serious about its e-commerce business. The dealer-owned co-op…