RONA and Ace buying show breaks records

MONTREAL —  Lowe’s Canada this week is hosting this year’s RONA and Ace Canada buying show at Montreal’s Palais des congrès. Beginning Wednesday, the show has brought together record numbers of participants including some 330 suppliers and 300 dealers. The show aimed to underscore Lowe’s Canada’s commitment to independent RONA and Ace dealers.

Highlights included the launch of the Craftsman brand, “something that’s going to be major” for dealers in the words of Annick Day, national director, RONA dealer support, who has been at work on the show for the past six months. On the Ace end, divisional vice president Bill Morrison hailed Lowe’s commitment to the banner: “We’ve had an incredible year, and it’s only with Lowe’s Canada’s support that we could do that.”

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