Home Hardware realigns Hardlines Merchant responsibilities

ST. JACOBS — On the heels of the recent appointments of Dave Martin and Brian Straus as directors in Home Hardware’s merchandise hardlines team, the company has announced a major realignment of its merchant responsibilities.

With the realignment comes the creation of a third director role, who will be responsible for executing on the plan to buy and sell for the hardlines portfolios.

“The reallocation of categories furthers our goal of providing our dealers with the best program for independents in the industry,” said Joel Marks, vice-president, Merchandise Hardlines, Home Hardware Stores Limited. “We believe that this realignment will serve to enhance our strong merchandise programs by optimizing our vendor partnerships and will play a critical role in our journey to be Canada’s most trusted and preferred home improvement retail brand.”

The updated category responsibilities will take effect on May 27, 2019. To see how the teams have changed, click here.