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Ace Canada team takes shape amidst move to Lowe’s Toronto-area offices

TORONTO — Following the announced closing of Ace Canada’s Winnipeg operations later this year, Ace’s operations are in the process of relocating, mainly to Lowe’s Canada’s Toronto-area offices…

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Orgill begins shipping from Post Falls DC, promising freight reduction to Western Canada

MEMPHIS — Orgill, Inc. has announced that its Post Falls, Idaho, distribution centre is now fully operational and serving customers throughout Western Canada…

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Unique products, including bees, help Peavey’s expansion with new Winnipeg store

RED DEER, Alta. — Peavey Mart’s second Winnipeg location will carry on the company’s agricultural focus when it opens this fall…

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Gypsum dealers still feel the impact of tariffs in Western Canada

SPECIAL REPORT — While Canada’s international trade regulator has upheld complaints made by a domestic drywall manufacturer about the dumping of U.S. gypsum in the Western provinces, the ruling continues to impact Western dealers…

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Meet the Buyers: update on our event with Lowe’s top decision makers

WORLD HEADQUARTERS, Toronto — At our upcoming Meet the Buyers Breakfast, HARDLINES is proud to present senior buying executives from Lowe’s Canada…

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DAILY NEWS UPDATES

Taiga names flooring GM

CALGARY — Taiga Building Products has appointed Sven Johnson as general manager…

Canadian retail down in February

OTTAWA — Retail sales in February slid by a greater than expected 0.6%, StatCan…

Lowe's launches London big box

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — Lowe’s will celebrate the grand opening of its second London, Ont…

Parry Sound Home Hardware expands

ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Parry Sound Home Hardware in Ontario’ Muskoka region has…

BMR wins Company of the Year award

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. ― Groupe BMR has won the Company of the Year Award during the 2017 edition of the Les Mercuriades…

B.C. lumber producers fight tariffs

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lumber Trade Council is hitting out at protectionist measures…

West Fraser earnings soar in Q1

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber saw sales rise by 7% to $1.2 billion, from $1.08…

Home Hardware welcomes Quebec store

ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Quincaillerie Collet Fontaine in Saint-Philippe is the newest member…

3M beats Q1 estimates

ST. PAUL, Minn. — 3M’s earnings rose to $1.32 billion, or $2.16 per share, from $1.28 billion…

Last chance for Meet the Buyers

WORLD HQ, Toronto — At our upcoming Meet the Buyers Breakfast, HARDLINES is…

Western gypsum dealers still feeling tariffs

SPECIAL REPORT — While Canada’s international trade regulator has upheld…

Slegg adds 12th location

COQUITLAM, B.C. — WSB Titan and Slegg, which is marking its 70th year and the beginning…

Stanley Black & Decker profits rise

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Stanley Black & Decker posted Q1 earnings of $393 million…

New Orgill DC swings into action

MEMPHIS — Orgill’s Post Falls, Idaho, distribution facility has begun shipping to retailers…