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December 17, 2014

The True Value Company CEO starred in CBS television’s season six premiere of “Undercover Boss.” Here’s the episode.

Chicago -- True Value President and CEO John Hartmann said the co-op has enjoyed strong positive feedback from its participation in the CBS television show “Undercover Boss,” which aired Sunday night.

December 14, 2014

The former FBI agent and current CEO of Chicago-based True Value Company went undercover on the CBS TV show "Undercover Boss" broadcast Sunday night. 

After driving a forklift, working a cash register and helping customers on the floor, John Hartmann uncovered himself as president and CEO during a reveal that packed an emotional punch. 

[See 10 moments from the CBS episode here.]

November 24, 2014

True Value CEO John Hartmann had a lot of respectable and dignified things to say about his upcoming role on the CBS series "Undercover Boss." But, if the show's established formula is any indication, things are bound to get emotional for the co-op and its leader. If he's like most CEOs who go undercover, we'll probably see him get a little misty-eyed.

Worse things have happened on the show.

November 19, 2014

True Value’s boss went undercover, and the cameras were rolling.

True Value Company president and CEO John Hartmann will appear in the season six premiere of "Undercover Boss" airing on Dec. 14 on CBS.

April 26, 2013

In an interview on CBS 3 in Massachusetts, Rocco Falcone credited employers for the retailers Retailer of the Year award.

In an interview on CBS 3 in Massachusetts, Rocco Falcone credited employers for its Retailer of the Year award.

"We really pride ourselves in taking care of the consumer and customer service," Falcone said in his on-air interview. "Our associates really drive the business in the retail stores." 

The video can be seen here.

March 26, 2013

On Feb. 28, 2013, approximately 286 businesses and municipal employers filed an amicus brief in support of a challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

On Feb. 28, 2013, approximately 286 businesses and municipal employers filed an amicus brief in support of a challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

August 26, 2011

Eastern Seaboard consumers are lining up for batteries, generators and other storm-related products as Hurricane Irene bears down on the eastern United States.

A CBS News report on the storm said Home Depot's emergency preparedness team has been working and watching the storm closely, and have already sent 500 trucks to supply East Coast stores with high-demand products. CBS quoted Steve Holmes: "Product is selling just as fast as it arrives."