Changes at Chalifour, Joel Marks’ promotion, Lowe’s goes big

Vaugh2-MTB 2014 croppedWORLD HQ, TORONTO — Promotions at Chalifour Canada mean new, expanded roles for key buyers at this hardware wholesaler. Plus: a re-org at Home Hardware has resulted in a promotion for top hardlines merchant Joel Marks. What do these changes mean for vendors? Meanwhile, Lowe’s has amped up one department in particular at its newest store in Northern Ontario.Joel Marks 2015

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