Hardware Retailing

JUL 2017

Hardware Retailing magazine is the pre-eminent how-to management magazine for small business owners and managers in the home improvement retailing industry.

Issue link: http://hardwareretailing.epubxp.com/i/841186

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 89 of 96

July 2017 | HARDWARE RETAILING 85 JC Penney Hires Another Exec From Home Improvement Sector J.C. Penney hired Marci Grebstein as executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Grebstein previously worked for Lowe's. TheRedT.com/grebstein Ace Hardware's Income Up, Store Traffic Down in First Quarter Ace Hardware Corp. experienced increases in revenue and net income during the first quarter of 2017, as well as a slight dip in same-store sales. TheRedT.com/ace-2017q1 Target Q1 Results: 'Strong' in 'Choppy' Retail World Target Corp. cited a comparable sales decline of 1.3 percent in its first-quarter financial results for 2017. TheRedT.com/target-2017q1 CANADA Home Hardware Makes E-Commerce the Big Push for 2017 According to Rick McNabb, vice president of marketing and sales for Home Hardware Stores Ltd., the company will launch a ship-to-home capability at the beginning of 2018. Lowe's Promises Best of Both Worlds With Conversion of Edmonton RONA Store Lowe's Canada will gradually convert RONA's home and garden stores to the Lowe's banner. The first, Namao RONA in Edmonton's north end, is currently undergoing full remerchandising, and staff is being trained according to Lowe's guidelines. The conversion is expected to be complete by the end of this summer. Canac Looks to Expand in West Side of Quebec, Then Ontario Retail giant Canac recently opened a store in Granby, Quebec. After actively expanding into new markets in the east side of the province, the company is looking westward for new markets. Slegg Lumber Celebrates 70th Anniversary With Trade Show, Acquisition Slegg Lumber, a dominant dealer on Vancouver Island, added a 12th location with its acquisition of Dodd's Lumber in Duncan, British Columbia. "Buying Dodd's was a big one for us, because it fills a geographic hole on the island," says Slegg president Tim Urquhart. Slegg had a small, older facility, which the Dodd's acquisition replaces. For the full story of each of these briefs, visit hardlines.ca/hardwareretailing. Abatron Inc. ............................................................. 37 www.abatron.com; 800-445-1754 Ajax Wire Specialty Co. ......................................... 36 www.ajaxwire.com; 855-966-2529 Allway Tools Inc. ..................................................... 81 www.allwaytools.com; 800-42-ALLWAY Amteco Inc. ............................................................. 14 www.usetwp.com; 800-969-4811 Apex Tool Group ............................................... 5, 68 www.apextoolgroup.com; 410-773-7800 Blufixx ...................................................................... 15 www.blufixx.us; 724-856-3662 Bonide ..................................................................... 44 www.bonide.com; 315-736-8231 Channellock Inc. ...................................................... 1 www.channellock.com; 800-724-3018 Cole's Wild Bird .................................................... 72 www.coleswildbird.com; 877-426-8882 Delta Faucet Company.......................................... 84 www.deltafaucet.com Do it Best Corp. ................................................ 3, 41 www.independentsdoitbest.com; 888-364-8237 Flair-It .................................................................... 21 www.flairit.com; 800-842-2543 Fluidmaster .............................................................. 68 www.fluidmaster.com; 949-728-2000 G.E. Lighting ............................................................ 22 www.gelighting.com; 800-435-4448 Hillman .................................................................... IFC www.hillmangroup.com; 800-800-4900 Indeck Ladysmith LLC ............................................. 76 www.grillersgold.com; 715-532-3042 Independant Garden Center Show .......................... 23 www.IGCChicago.com IPG ..................................................................... 22, 69 www.itape.com; 888-898-7834 MAG Instruments Inc. ..................................... 78-79 www.maglitenation.com; 800-289-6241 Midwest Fastener ........................................... 45, 84 www.fastenerconnection.com; 800-444-7313 NRHA Retail Management Certification Program ......... 83 www.nrharmcp.com NRHA Training Resources ........................................87 www.nrha.org/freetraining Old Masters ............................................................ 7 www.myoldmasters.com; 800-747-3436 Onward Mfg. Co. .................................................. 80 www.omcbbq.com; 800-265-2150 Orgill Inc. ........................................................88-IBC www.orgill.com; 800-347-2860 Red Lion .................................................................. 27 www.redlionproducts.com; 844-250-4981 S-Line by Ancra International ................................ 28 www.ancra.com; 800-626-8353 Safety Works Inc. .................................................... 33 www.safetyworks.com; 800-969-7562 Sakrete ...................................................................... 9 www.sakrete.com; 866-725-7383 ShurTech Brands/Frog Tape .................................. 35 www.frogtape.com; 877-376-4827 SoftSeal Masks ..................................................... 26 www.softsealmask.com; 800-513-9337 Southwire Company LLC ...................................... 11 www.southwire.com; 770-832-4242 Starrett ..................................................................BC www.starrett.com; 888-674-7443 Stihl .................................................................. 70-71 www.stihlusa.com; 757-486-9100 Sun Gro Horticulture ............................................. 34 www.blackgold.bz; 800-732-8667 Telesteps ................................................................. 20 www.telestepsworldwide.com True Value ............................................................. 17 www.truevaluecompany.com; 888-291-7229 Ullman ..................................................................... 29 www.ullman-devices.com; 203-438-6577 Warner Tool ............................................................. 77 www.warnertool.com; 800-444-0606 *This index is provided for the convenience of our advertisers and readers. The Publisher assumes no liability for errors or omissions. AD INDEX

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Hardware Retailing - JUL 2017