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December 20, 2012

Home improvement retailer Menards is postponing its plans to enter the Kansas City market over concerns that “economic conditions will worsen,” according to an article in The Kansas City Star.

Company spokesman Jeff Abbott told the newspaper the Eau Claire, Wis.-based company will not be building planned units in Belton, Mo.; Kansas City Northland and Overland Park, Kan. 

May 25, 2012

Menards may become the first anchor tenant in a vacant St. Louis mall, one of local several sites the Midwest retailer is eyeing for expansion, according to an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The developer of the Northwest Plaza shopping center told the County Tax Increment Financing Commission on May 23 that Menards is interested in purchasing 17 acres of the site to build a 160,000 sq. ft. store.

March 28, 2012

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) officially issued the trademark for a variety of Menards lawn and garden products.

The Eau Claire, Wis.-based home center retailer filed its application Aug. 2, 2011, and was officially given the trademark March 20.

The yard and lawn applications include lawn mowers, mechanical spreaders for seed and dry lawn chemicals, and mechanical lawn aerators. The brand also applies to power tools such as blowers, edgers, lawn trimmers and hedge shears.

April 6, 2011

Eau Claire, Wis.-based Menards is advertising a Decks & Landscaping Sale running through April 17.

Retaining block walls are featured on the cover of the retailer's digital flyer, along with concrete edgers, pavers and patio blocks.

The company is also promoting a 12-ft. by 16-ft. deck with a 10-ft. octagon starting at about $2,179. 

December 4, 2008

A proposed Menards store in Columbus, Ohio, has been put on hold until the economy...

August 2, 2007

Menards is expanding into several new markets in the Midwest, with store formats ranging from...

July 4, 2007

Kathleen Thomas was struck by a falling pallet at a Menards service yard in 2002...