Gow’s Home Hardware marks 175 years

Gow’s Home Hardware in Bridgewater, N.S., has held a celebration for its 175th anniversary. Dealer-owner Amanda Fancy accepted the Outstanding Retailer Award for Best Hardware Store at the 2017 Hardlines Conference. Since then, the store has moved to a new location and added furniture and appliances to its offerings. During the pandemic, the store’s annual sales have exceeded $18 million.