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Happy Memorial Day to all Americans!
Get Your Hammer On!
36 million Americans moved in the last year. That's gotta be good for the industry.
About 36 Million Americans Moved in the Last Year, Census Bureau Reports
To all attendees of the ProDealer Industry Summit: Thanks. And see you next year!
Our Top 300 Research concludes highest selling home improvement retailers: 1) Home Depot; 2) Lowe's; 3) Sears Holdings; 4) Walmart 5) Menards. Top 300 issue mails soon!
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The HCN Helping Veterans Crusade is more than just a logo. This editorial crusade marks the beginning of a commitment to getting the word out about organizations and programs that help veterans. We’ll be covering these organizations in the months ahead and keeping track of the many ways the industry...
We're on a made-in-the-USA kick. Maze Nails is celebrating 165 years as a U.S. manufacturer. Help us congratulate them below!
The company began in 1848 and is now in its sixth generation of family ownership. According to fifth-generation company president Roelif Loveland, the company offers longevity on quality products and service.
Check out what this hardware store on Long Island is accusing of doing:
The owner of a Farmingdale hardware store has been charged with stealing more than $40,000 from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) by submitting hundreds of rebates for compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) that didn't exist and over-reporting advertising costs.
Have you checked out the new HCN? Read the articles online and tell us what you think of our new design:
Anyone else as excited as we are to see the new product categories at the 2013 National Hardware Show?
The National Hardware Show slated for May 7-9 in Las Vegas will showcase pet products, expand into farm and ranch, and turn its attention to building materials, according to show organizers.
We are huge fans of the made-in-the-USA movement. Tell us your story below.
Las Vegas -- Pro dealer 84 Lumber is launching a new program aimed at encouraging builders and consumers to consider constructing homes with materials sourced in the United States. Called “We Build American,” the initiative was announced Jan. 23 at the International Builders' Show here.
We're at the International Builders' Show! Let us know what you have your eyes on.
Builders packed a conference room to hear the latest economic discussion, which included a forecast for 949,000 starts in 2013, up 21.5%.
Support for the troops is running high in the lumber and building material industry.
Support for the troops runs high in the lumber and building material industry. That’s because there’s a relatively high percentage of builders and lumberyard workers with military backgrounds -- at least from an anecdotal standpoint.
I wonder how many people are lining up for generators, thanks to Isaac.
Deadline day at world headquarters. This is usually when the blockbuster news story breaks. We'll see.
I am in a meeting about Facebook! Seriously!
Some of the editors took a half hour away from the office to watch Tiger Woods make a charge at the U.S. Open. Time well spent.
Great comment from an award-winning retailer.
Remarks from Brad McDaniel of McDaniel's Do It Center in Snohomish, Wash., during the Golden Hammer Awards at the 2012 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas
Actual comment from reader: "Facebook is a monumental waster of people’s time and creates nothing of lasting value."
The Golden Hammer Awards breakfast is almost upon us. Who's in?
Episode 4 of New Product Showcase.
This is a big improvement for Lowe's.
Never Stop Improving Song: Don't Stop Artist: Gin Wigmore Many products in this commercial are available at http://www.Lowes.com SCENE 1 (WAKE UP) 0:00 -----...
Coming in October: a look at some high-performing hardware stores of the Midwest.
New Product Showcase, take 3
Now in its third great episode, New Product Showcase returns to Ken's New Jersey garage.
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