Hardware Retailing

FEB 2018

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CEO roundtable event, Tim took TJ up in his helicopter and buzzed the Mississippi River. "He's hysterical," TJ says. "There's an age difference that doesn't seem to matter at all. Tim's pretty young at heart. He's a lot of fun to be with." Tim is also gifted at finding and making new friends everywhere he goes, which opens the door to many unique and memorable adventures, TJ says. "He has very few inhibitions, and it is amazing how many people he meets," TJ says. "He talks to everyone." Most recently, Tim suggested a trip to Sweden for a custom motorbike show. The two friends went in June, and Tim's networking talents got the pair exclusive access into a Swedish motorcycle club and bikes to borrow for a day. "It was pretty wild," TJ says. "As far as I know, we were the only two Americans." They looked at hundreds of custom motorcycles at the show and admired the motorcycle club's clubhouse, where members were building or working on bikes. Business, though, is still an important part of the retailers' friendship. For Tim, the trip to Sweden gave him a glimpse into TJ's strengths as a retail leader. When TJ and Tim met up in Missouri for an industry CEO roundtable event, Tim took him up in his helicopter and they buzzed the Mississippi. Espresso Aged Oak Weathered Wood To learn more visit www.myoldmasters.com or call 800-747-3436

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