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January 16, 2013

An Aubuchon Hardware location in Bangor, Maine, has closed its doors.

A sign on the door of the Aubuchon Hardware store in Bangor explained the team was happy to serve the community. Customers were directed to nearby stores in Brewer and Old Town. 

An article in the Bangor Daily News reported that the location suffered from poor sales despite the chain’s best efforts to keep it going.  

August 6, 2012

The northeast hardware chain is supporting  “A Chance for Kids,” which runs through Sept. 3. The goal: $50,000 for pediatric cancer research.

Aubuchon Hardware has high goals for its initial partnership with the “A Chance for Kids” program to raise money for pediatric cancer research. 

August 6, 2012

The northeast hardware chain is supporting  “A Chance for Kids,” which runs through Sept. 3. The goal: $50,000 for pediatric cancer research.

Aubuchon Hardware has high goals for its initial partnership with the “A Chance for Kids” program to raise money for pediatric cancer research. 

June 10, 2012

M. Marcus Moran Jr., grandson of W.E. Aubuchon and CEO of Aubuchon Hardware, accepted the 2012 Retailer of the Year Award during the Golden Hammer Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.

June 10, 2012

M. Marcus Moran Jr., grandson of W.E. Aubuchon and CEO of Aubuchon Hardware, accepted the 2012 Retailer of the Year Award during the Golden Hammer Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.

May 28, 2012

For the second year in a row, HCN has compiled a state-by-state list of high performers, innovative retailers and classic stores. It’s called the 2012 Home Chanel News Hardware Store All-Star list. Strong customer service is the common thread for all 50 retailers. From there, community involvement, company history, great products and interesting niches set these businesses apart from the competition. 

May 2, 2012

The 28th Golden Hammer Awards saw Bob Taylor enter the Home Channel Hall of Fame and Westminster, Mass.-based Aubuchon Hardware take home the Retailer of the Year award.

Single-store operator McDaniel’s Do-It Center of Snohomish, Wash., was also recognized as the Golden Hammer “Tools of the Trade” honoree. 

May 2, 2012

The 28th Golden Hammer Awards saw Bob Taylor enter the Home Channel Hall of Fame and Westminster, Mass.-based Aubuchon Hardware take home the Retailer of the Year award.

Single-store operator McDaniel’s Do-It Center of Snohomish, Wash., was also recognized as the Golden Hammer “Tools of the Trade” honoree. 

May 1, 2012

As the National Hardware Show kicks off in Las Vegas, the Golden Hammer Awards program enters its 28th year.

Wednesday morning at the show, the Home Channel News Golden Hammer event will honor the best of the best among home improvement suppliers and recognize outstanding achievement in the retail field. A twist for 2012: A Golden Hammer panel discussion with the working title: “The recovery: Is it real? And what to do about it?”

April 15, 2012

Westminster, Mass.-based Aubuchon Hardware, a 121-store independent chain operating in the Northeastern United States, celebrated a grand opening of its Lake Placid, N.Y., location April 7.

The new store, a replacement of the previous Lake Placid location down the street, was built to reflect the style of an Adirondack mountain lodge, according to Bernard Aubuchon, Jr. “It’s really a good looking store,” he told Home Channel News. “It’s an Adirondack-style building with wooden beams and stone foundation work along the outside.”

April 15, 2012

Westminster, Mass.-based Aubuchon Hardware, a 121-store independent chain operating in the Northeastern United States, celebrated a grand opening of its Lake Placid, N.Y., location April 7.

The new store, a replacement of the previous Lake Placid location down the street, was built to reflect the style of an Adirondack mountain lodge, according to Bernard Aubuchon, Jr. “It’s really a good looking store,” he told Home Channel News. “It’s an Adirondack-style building with wooden beams and stone foundation work along the outside.”

April 2, 2012

Westminster, Mass.-based Aubuchon Hardware, an independent chain of 126 hardware stores in the northeastern United States, will accept the Home Channel News Retailer of the Year award during the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.

The award is part of the 28th Annual Golden Hammer Awards, which will take place May 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

April 2, 2012

Westminster, Mass.-based Aubuchon Hardware, an independent chain of 126 hardware stores in the northeastern United States, will accept the Home Channel News Retailer of the Year award during the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.

The award is part of the 28th Annual Golden Hammer Awards, which will take place May 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

October 8, 2011

Getting rid of mobile homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irene is a costly impediment for many low-income households wanting to start over. But a public-private partnership spearheaded by Vermont state officials got a $25,000 infusion from Aubuchon Hardware, a northeastern chain of 130-plus hardware stores.

Marcus Moran Jr., Aubuchon president and CEO, presented the donation to Lt. Governor Scott and Lawrence Miller, Secretary of Commerce and Community Development, in a ceremony on Oct. 3. Aubuchon has 25 stores located in Vermont, according to the company’s website.

October 8, 2011

Getting rid of mobile homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irene is a costly impediment for many low-income households wanting to start over. But a public-private partnership spearheaded by Vermont state officials got a $25,000 infusion from Aubuchon Hardware, a northeastern chain of 130-plus hardware stores.

Marcus Moran Jr., Aubuchon president and CEO, presented the donation to Lt. Governor Scott and Lawrence Miller, Secretary of Commerce and Community Development, in a ceremony on Oct. 3. Aubuchon has 25 stores located in Vermont, according to the company’s website.

June 2, 2011

Continuing the alphabetical, coast-to-coast rundown of all-star hardware stores, here are three standouts from Massachusetts, Michigan and Minnesota.

June 2, 2011

Continuing the alphabetical, coast-to-coast rundown of all-star hardware stores, here are three standouts from Massachusetts, Michigan and Minnesota.

April 8, 2011

Aubuchon Hardware, the nation’s largest chain of independent hardware stores, has opened a new location in Cohasset, Mass., according to an article in the Patriot Ledger.

The Westminster, Mass.-based company, which operates more than 130 locations through the Northeast, saw an opportunity in Cohasset when Joseph's Hardware, which served the community for 16 years, closed its doors in February 2010.

April 8, 2011

Aubuchon Hardware, the nation’s largest chain of independent hardware stores, has opened a new location in Cohasset, Mass., according to an article in the Patriot Ledger.

The Westminster, Mass.-based company, which operates more than 130 locations through the Northeast, saw an opportunity in Cohasset when Joseph's Hardware, which served the community for 16 years, closed its doors in February 2010.

January 21, 2011

Aubuchon Hardware, which recently announced the closure of two Vermont stores, announced the grand opening of a new location in Ridge, N.H. 

The social media savvy company announced the opening ceremony this morning via its Facebook page, inviting people to attend the 10 a.m. chain-cutting today.

January 21, 2011

Aubuchon Hardware, which recently announced the closure of two Vermont stores, announced the grand opening of a new location in Ridge, N.H. 

The social media savvy company announced the opening ceremony this morning via its Facebook page, inviting people to attend the 10 a.m. chain-cutting today.

January 20, 2011

Aubuchon Hardware was forced to close two of its stores in Northern Vermont on Jan. 18 because of declining sales, according to an article in the Burlington Free Press.

Aubuchon Hardware was forced to close two of its stores in Northern Vermont on Jan. 18 because of declining sales, according to an article in the Burlington Free Press

Employees at the Essex Center and Enosburg Falls locations were notified by e-mail on Tuesday at noon, according to an assistant  store manager. The company issued a press release saying the closings were made with "much regret."

January 20, 2011

Aubuchon Hardware was forced to close two of its stores in Northern Vermont on Jan. 18 because of declining sales, according to an article in the Burlington Free Press.

Aubuchon Hardware was forced to close two of its stores in Northern Vermont on Jan. 18 because of declining sales, according to an article in the Burlington Free Press

Employees at the Essex Center and Enosburg Falls locations were notified by e-mail on Tuesday at noon, according to an assistant  store manager. The company issued a press release saying the closings were made with "much regret."

January 19, 2011

Westminster, Mass.-based Aubuchon Hardware now carries Benjamin Moore paints, and prominently features the Aura line on its website hardwarestore.com.

The 130-store Northeast hardware chain used a Facebook post to announce the news. The company’s social media site also features a 30-second video, which details the training Aubuchon employees received from Benjamin Moore.

January 19, 2011

Westminster, Mass.-based Aubuchon Hardware now carries Benjamin Moore paints, and prominently features the Aura line on its website hardwarestore.com.

The 130-store Northeast hardware chain used a Facebook post to announce the news. The company’s social media site also features a 30-second video, which details the training Aubuchon employees received from Benjamin Moore.