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April 5, 2013

Ray Griffith, the recently retired CEO of Ace Hardware, will enter the Home Channel Hall of Fame during the National Hardware Show in May.

The Home Channel Hall of Fame will induct Ray Griffith during the Golden Hammer Awards breakfast ceremony May 8 in Las Vegas.

The event coincides with the 2013 National Hardware Show, May 7-9, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

April 1, 2013

Springfield, Mass.-based Rocky's will accept the Retailer of the Year Award at the 2013 Golden Hammer ceremony in Las Vegas May 8.

Rocky's Ace Hardware, the Springfield, Mass.-based hardware store company with 33 stores in five states, will accept the Retailer of the Year Award during the 2013 Golden Hammer Awards breakfast ceremony in Las Vegas, May 8, during the National Hardware Show.

The award recognizes a home improvement retail company for its operational success, as well as its commitment to best practices and industry values of quality and service.

April 30, 2012

Designed for hardware store owners and operators, Hardware Store Connect taps the latest technology to create a powerful and professional networking tool.

The online resource at HardwareStoreConnect.com officially launches April 30 and brings a professional, closed-loop networking tool to hardware store retailers. 

August 31, 2011

Gaithersburg, Md.-based TW Perry, a pro dealer celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, was selected as the Home Channel News Pro Dealer of the Year.

The company will be recognized during a special awards dinner during the 2011 ProDealer Industry Summit held in San Antonio Oct. 26 to 28.  The summit is hosted jointly by the National Lumber & Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and Home Channel News.

August 2, 2011

As Handy Hardware celebrates its 50th anniversary, one of its Texas hardware and lumberyard dealers is preparing for its 100th.


Seven-location Woodson Lumber, based in Brenham, Texas, operates in the small towns in the economically diverse Dallas, Houston, San Antonio Triangle. The chain was founded by HP Woodson in 1913, and today is run by his granddaughter Ann Chapman. 


April 17, 2011

Lenexa, Kan.-based Westlake Ace Hardware, one of the country's leading independent hardware retailers and a company reaping the benefits of a top-to-bottom reevaluation, has been named "2011 Retailer of the Year" by Home Channel News

The company will accept the award May 11 at the Golden Hammer Awards breakfast event in Las Vegas, held in conjunction with the National Hardware Show. 

November 2, 2008

Georgia Foley has served as executive director of STAFDA since 2000. She recently spoke with...

May 4, 2008

For connecting to customers, McLendon Hardware in the Seattle and Tacoma area deserves special mention....

March 16, 2008

Home Channel News announced two promotions in its editorial ranks. Ken Clark was named editor...