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Home Hardware will invest in supply chain improvements to drive future growth

ST. JACOBS, Ont. ― Home Hardware has announced improvements to its supply chain with the intention to move forward with an automated material handling system…

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Hardware stores reflect diversity of communities they serve

SPECIAL REPORT — If there was ever a home improvement professional who embodies the phrase “in the right place at the right time,” Danny Tse is it..

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Home Depot’s Pickering, Ont., store celebrates 10 years of innovation

PICKERING, Ont. — Home Depot’s store in Pickering, Ont., will celebrate its 10th anniversary next month, marking a significant milestone at the time in the growth of the country’s largest home improvement retailer…

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spoga+gafa garden fair update

COLOGNE, Germany ― For dealers doing a lot of business in lawn and garden, one of the world’s leading garden fairs, spoga+gafa, would be well worth a visit…

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CMHC identifies vulnerable spots in Canada’s real estate market

OTTAWA — Canada’s overall housing market remains highly vulnerable, a trend that has now persisted through eight quarters…

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DAILY NEWS UPDATES

Home Depot rebounds in Q2

ATLANTA ― Home Depot reported earnings above Wall Street estimates, following on a…

RONA to acquire Quebec affiliate

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. ― RONA announced it will acquire the RONA Lespérance stores in…

Featured Classified: Westman Steel

Westman Steel Industries is seeking a General Manager to lead a team of production…

Masonite to open distribution centre

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. ― Door manufacturer Masonite is set to build a new distribution…

Hardlines office update

TORONTO — Hardlines is moving offices this week! Our team is headed to a new space right downtown at 330 Bay Street as of Wednesday, August 15…

Groupe Lebel acquires two Maibec sawmills

RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, Que. ― Maibec has announced the conclusion of the sale of its Saint-Pamphile…

Costco posts July sales growth

ISSAQUAH, Wash. ― Costco Wholesale Corp. reported net sales of $10.59 billion for the…

Liteline welcomes accounts director

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. ― Liteline Corp. has announced the appointment of Jake Summers…

Featured Classified: Positec Solutions

Positec Solutions is seeking a Customer Development Manager responsible for both sales…

Revenues, expenses rise at Canadian Tire

TORONTO ― Canadian Tire Corp’s Q2 profits tumbled 20% as the company increased spending…

Saniflo Canada names sales manager

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. ― Saniflo Canada has appointed Alexandra Motts as its new national…

Housing starts decline in July

OTTAWA ― The seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts in July was 206,314…

Building permits slip in June

OTTAWA ― Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion worth of building permits in…

ClarkDietrich acquires StructaWire stake

WEST CHESTER, Ohio ― Steel framing products maker ClarkDietrich announced this…