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September 25, 2011

Philadelphia -- True Value Co. CEO Lyle Heidemann presented some positive numbers during the co-op's Fall Market general session, as he encouraged members to remain visible to their customers.

Speaking here Friday morning at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, site of the company's fall market, Heidemann pointed to positive recent sales gains across the co-op. Since the third week of May -- a starting point selected because it was the beginning of this year's delayed spring -- retail sales are up 4.3% at True Value, with every department positive, he said.

December 27, 2010

Holiday sales unleashed three years of pent-up demand during the key 2010 shopping season, according to a report from Customer Growth Partners.

Sales in the 2010 holiday period were up more about 5%, according to CGP's surveys and government data. That's the biggest year-over-year growth since 2005, when sales increased 6.1%.

October 7, 2007

A lot of people were talking about the economy at the 11th Annual ProDealer Conference,...