Ace Inks Pact to Use More Analytics

Ace Hardware has selected Medallia’s experience management platform and Gallup’s global analytics services to improve the customer and employee experience at its retail members’ stores.

SRS Opens 6 New Locations

SRS Distribution opened six new greenfield locations, including Grand Junction, Co.; Shreveport, La.; Waxahachie and El Paso, Tx.; Conyers, Ga.; and Sterling Heights, Mi.


The upgraded DuPont Tyvek Roof Protector provides a cooler, gray color surface for builders and roofing contractors to work on.

Order Your Steps

I grew up on a golf course in Georgia; and my dream was to become an investment banker on Wall Street! My dreams and I went off to Georgia Southern to study finance; but experience after experience—step after step—kept pointing me toward my destiny.

Comparing North American and Imported EWP

When ordering engineered wood products, it’s important to understand what you will get—superior quality materials, or inferior products that won’t perform.

NAWLA Makes Changes to Upcoming Events

In place of this year’s in-person event, NAWLA will host a fully virtual member experience this fall, with relevant education, opportunities to connect with your customers and suppliers, and other elements of the Traders Market you have come to enjoy throughout the event’s history.

526 Media Group Announces New Virtual Event Platform

Continuing on almost 100 years of service to their core industries, 526 Media Group, Inc. announced today their newly launched 526 Events Virtual Event Platform.

The small town of Upton (population 681) fails to earn so much as a dot on my Rand McNally’s map of Kentucky. Yet its mainstay, Jones Home Center, is punching well above its weight.

RP Expands into Wyoming

Midwest dealer R.P. Lumber has purchased two-unit Wyoming dealer Build-Rite Lumber & Supply.

Nation’s Best Spreads Out to Florida

Nation’s Best, Dallas, Tx., has acquired fellow Do it Best affiliate Hall’s Hardware, Milton, Fl.

Premium PVC Decking

Fiberon’s new Promenade premium PVC decking features enhanced streaking, premium embossing, and a next-generation surface coating designed for superior weather resistance.

How to Prep for the New Normal

Quick! Name three new buzzwords you’ve learned in the last several months. We can start with “social distancing,” “new normal,” and “flatten the curve.” And if someone had told you back in January that you’d be conducting regular business via something called Zoom, you probably would have rolled your eyes and laughed.

Enhance Wood Performance with Mold Protection

Mold, because of all the damage it causes, is considered a four-letter word. Mold likes dark, damp, unlit places that are constantly wetted and poorly ventilated.

Meet Peak Product Demand with Efficient Pallet Flow Rack

Retailers and the warehouses and distributors that support them know that empty shelves lead to lost sales.

Ace Plans Larger Florida DC

Ace Hardware Corp. is starting construction on a new distribution center in Plant City, Fl., that will replace a smaller facility it has outgrown in Tampa, Fl.

Olsen on Sales: Comparative Selling

Buyers want to feel that they have done their job. Their job is to shop for the best deal. Most sellers only promote one item at a time.