Hardware Retailing

DEC 2017

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HARDWARE RETAILING | December 2017 62 Newsmakers Sears Canada Moves to Liquidate Assets Sears Canada Inc. will liquidate its assets and begin to "wind down" after its board rejected a business plan proposed by the company's top executive. TheRedT.com/sears-canada Sears CEO Provides Retailer Another $100M Loan CEO Edward Lampert has loaned his company approximately $1.7 billion over the past two years. TheRedT.com/sears-loan True Value Exec: New Marketing Program Is Flexible and Locally Focused Dave Elliott, senior vice president of marketing, announced a new marketing program at the last reunion. TheRedT.com/true-value-marketing Walmart Purchases Delivery Business Walmart purchased Parcel, a delivery logistics startup that focuses on overnight and same-day last-mile delivery. TheRedT.com/walmart-parcel CANADA Canadian Building Supply Council: New Name, Enhanced Mandate The organization that joins most of Canada's regional lumber and building materials associations combines the Atlantic Building Supply Dealers Association, the Lumber and Building Materials Association of Ontario, the Western Retail Lumber Association and the Building Supply Industry Association of British Columbia. Its new name, the Building Material Council of Canada, better reflects the group's aim to represent retailers and suppliers. UFA's Farm and Hardware Stores Strive for a "One-Stop" Experience With 35 Farm & Ranch Supply stores in Alberta, UFA is a major player in hardware retailing in western Canada. Canada-Wide Deliveries Available for Reno-Depot Online Orders Lowe's Canada is expanding its e-commerce program to offer parcel delivery in most of Canada. Home Hardware Launches Commercial Program At Home Hardware's latest market, the focus was on getting retailers to consider a large, but often overlooked segment: the commercial customer. For the full story of these briefs, visit hardlines.ca/hardwareretailing. Ace Hardware ..................................................................................55 www.myace.com; 630-990-6900 Ajax Wire Specialty Co. ....................................................................58 www.ajaxwire.com; 855-966-2529 Channellock Inc. .................................................................................1 www.channellock.com; 800-724-3018 Cole's Wild Bird .............................................................................. BC www.coleswildbird.com; 877-426-8882 Delta Faucet Company.......................................................................7 www.deltafaucet.com; 800-345-3358 Do it Best Corp. .................................................................................3 www.independentsdoitbest.com; 888-364-8237 Flame Engineering ...........................................................................23 www.flameeng.com; 800-255-2469 HSI ................................................................................................. IFC www.hardwaresuppliers.com; 800-334-5625 House-Hasson Hardware Company ...................................................9 www.househasson.com; 800-333-0520 International Home+Housewares Show ............................................5 www.housewares.org Koelnmesse Inc. ..............................................................................16 www.eisenwarenmesse.com; 773-326-9925 Metaltech Scaffolding ......................................................................61 www.metaltech.co; 800-363-7587 Midwest Fastener ............................................................................17 www.fastenerconnection.com; 800-444-7313 NRHA Foundations of Leadership Program ..........................................................57 www.NRHA.org/RLI NRHA Young Retailer of the Year .........................................................13 www.NRHA.org/YROTY NRHA All-Industry Conference ......................................................................11 www.NRHACONFERENCE.com Old Masters .....................................................................................22 www.myoldmasters.com; 800-747-3436 Oneida Air Systems .........................................................................56 www.oneida-air.com; 800-732-4065 Orgill Inc. .................................................................................. 64-IBC www.orgill.com; 800-347-2860 Rust Patrol .......................................................................................59 www.rustpatrol.com; 713-400-3100 SKM Industries Inc. .........................................................................57 www.skmproducts.com; 800-851-8464 True Value ........................................................................................19 www.truevaluecompany.com; 888-291-7229 Wastequip ...........................................................................................15 www.toter.com; 800-424-0422 Woodland ............................................................................................14 www.pinecar.com; 573-346-5555 *This index is provided for the convenience of our advertisers and readers. 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