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March 1, 2011

Lumber Liquidators, a nationwide retailer of hardwood flooring, has hired William Schlegel as its chief merchandising officer, effective March 14, 2011. 

In this position, Schlegel will oversee the company's merchandising, replenishment and allocation and global sourcing activities. He reports directly to Robert Lynch, president and CEO. 

January 20, 2011

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced the addition of two new members to its board of directors following the board's semi-annual board of directors meeting Jan. 16 in Sarasota, Fla.

Newly named to the RILA board of directors were Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart Stores, and Steven Preston, president and CEO of OakLeaf Waste Management. Simon replaces Eduardo Castro-Wright, Walmart vice chairman and president and CEO of Global eCommerce and Global Sourcing.

December 9, 2010

Southbridge, Mass.-based Hyde Tools said its pursuit of "right priced, quality, stainless steel products" has led it to partnerships with product development firm Proteus Design and two Chinese manufacturers.

September 10, 2008

The China International Hardware Show will get underway on Sept. 17, kicking off at a...

September 7, 2008

The China International Hardware Show will get underway on Sept. 17, kicking off at a...

August 24, 2008

When Willie Hudson, owner of Mineral Wells Hardware & Rental in Mineral Wells, Texas, attended...

March 16, 2008

Perry Hahn, owner of Hahn True Value in Hartford, Wis., remembers the days when True...

August 26, 2007

Do it Best, the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based co-op, recently promoted long-time company executive Steve Markley...