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May 8, 2014

Las Vegas -- Do it Best CEO Bob Taylor offered a dose of industry optimism during the Presidents Council lunch event here during the National Hardware Show. 

Taylor, who reminisced briefly about his childhood trips to the National Hardware Show with his father, said it was encouraging to see "renewed growth" at the show. 

January 24, 2014

Do it Best CEO Bob Taylor promoted the virtues of the local independent hardware and lumber and building materials stores in his recent blog that appeared on Independent We Stand.

Among them: Local knowledge; product assortment and experience.

He added: “Money spent with your local independent store stays local and is reinvested into the community.” 

June 19, 2013

Federal efficiency regulations have spurred change in the light bulb industry, and that is good news for hardware dealers whose expertise can set them apart and help grow market share.

October 5, 2011

The Do it Best October Market will return to Indianapolis Oct. 8 to 10, with some things remaining the same, and some things changing. 

“We really believe this market will be like no other that our members have seen or experienced,” said Do it Best CEO Bob Taylor. “With the continued momentum of our Extreme Growth initiatives, along with outstanding purchasing opportunities in an expanded convention center and top-notch slate of events and speakers, we’ve got a lot of very exciting things in store for our members."

June 27, 2011

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels appointed Do it Best CEO Bob Taylor to the Indiana Economic Development Corp.'s board of directors.

The announcement was made earlier this month during an IEDC board meeting. 

The IEDC describes its mission as growing and retaining Indiana businesses, while attracting new investments to the state. It consists of 12 members appointed by the governor. 

January 17, 2011

Muscatine, Iowa-based Prefense, maker of Prefenz Botanicals hand sanitizers, has signed several contracts with major retailers, including Do it Best and True Value, according to the DesMoines Register. 

October 21, 2008

Indianapolis -- During his address to shareholders at the co-op’s fall market, Do it Best...

October 5, 2008

Famous buildings often have a focus point. The dome of St. Peter’s. The spire of...

January 17, 2008

Best-MAR has three locations in Ontario, with head offices in Ottawa. The company has annual...

November 18, 2007

More so than perhaps any other market in the home channel, every aspect of the...