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December 6, 2011

It was certainly a risk, but third-generation dealer David Goldberg knew he had to do something about declining sales in his Bethesda, Md., hardware store, according to an article in the Washington Post. After visiting a trade show in Germany in 2008 and buying a luxurious sink, Goldberg installed it in Union Hardware and watched his customers’ reactions.

October 17, 2011

Denver -- The air was thick with sports metaphors during Ace Hardware's General Session of the 2011 Denver Fall Convention & Exhibits. 

Ace's top marketing and merchandising executives mixed retail strategies with quotes from Knute Rockne and Vince Lombardi during a presentation in which they described the top 10 plays for winning at retail. The session even included half-time highlights of power tools and football touchdowns.

April 28, 2011

The 2011 National Hardware Show kicks off May 10 In Las Vegas. Highlights of the three-day event include:

• An outdoor tailgate party making the most of the latest in tailgating products on display;

• Celebrity autographs, including football great Jack Youngblood and actor Ed Begley Jr.;

• A data dive from the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) on consumer projects;

December 23, 2010

According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, Southern California residents scrambled to fight a losing battle with rain and floods.

In areas of San Bernardino, mud invaded blocks of homes, according to the article. Even San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium, home of the Chargers, flooded.

The Sorrento Valley location of J&W Lumber, a six-unit chain of lumberyards throughout San Diego County, was flooded with several feet of water.

December 17, 2010

In preparation for their Monday night game against the Chicago Bears, the Minnesota Vikings have called upon Wickliffe, Ohio-based Snow Dragon to remove snow from the TCF Bank Stadium, according to MyFox Twin Cities.

December 9, 2010

Around the country, in regions where college football has taken on championship dimensions and bowl game invitations, HCN reached out to home improvement and building material industry boosters for color commentary on their local teams. Here's what we heard:

March 5, 2008

The car will debut at the Kobalt Tools 500 Spring Cup Series, slated for this...