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December 23, 2013

Intech Equipment & Supply, a Phoenix-based roofing and insulation equipment provider, has hired Dennis Alter as southeast technical service manager.

Alter will be based in the company's Madison, Ga. location and will support its five full service branches in California, Texas, Arizona, Missouri and Arkansas, as well as coverage for some other southeastern states.

September 23, 2013

Spectrum Brands‘ Hardware and Home Improvement division relaunched websites for its Stanley Hardware and National Hardware brands.

According to Madison, Wis.-based Spectrum, the new sites offer a more comprehensive and robust search functionality. They also organize information more efficiently.

A dedicated merchandising and planogram section has been added to both sites, along with company and product news. 

May 1, 2013

Despite sales gains, the consumer products company based in Madison, Wis., posted a net loss of $41.2 million.

Spectrum Brands reported a second quarter net loss of $41.2 million. This compared with a net loss of $28.7 million in the year-ago quarter.

The Madison, Wis.-based consumer products company -- including such brands as Rayovac and George Foreman Grills -- purchased Stanley’s hardware and home improvement (HHI) segment last year. Sales were $987.8 million for the three months ended March 31, up from $746.3 million.

October 4, 2012

It wasn’t a nearby Home Depot that led to the business woes of a Madison, Wis., hardware store, said its owner.

According to an article in the Cap Times, a local hardware store owner pointed to crime and deteriorating conditions in the Madison, Wis., store’s neighborhood as the leading cause for its pending going-out-of-business sale.

February 23, 2011

Madison, Wis.-based Wolf Appliance introduced its largest grill to date -- a 54-in., 51,000 Btu unit with five stainless steel burners. 

An optional side burner for high heat and preparing side dishes is available and packs 25,000 Btu into the outdoor configuration.

The company says the product is a response to consumer demand for more variety in outdoor grills. 

October 27, 2010

A fire caused $500,000 worth of damage to Hilldale Ace Hardware store in Madison, Wis....

October 19, 2010

A hardware store in Madison, Wis., has closed indefinitely after a fire caused an estimated...

September 8, 2010

The move is part of the company’s plan to combine warehouse and distribution operations for...

October 5, 2008

North Side True Value Hardware, located in Madison, Wis., held a two-day grand opening Oct....

September 8, 2008

The faulty gas ignition can cause a flash of flames to come out of the...

September 9, 2007

J.W. Jung Seed Co. in Madison, Wis., is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. This...

June 10, 2007

Scott Emory took an unconventional route into the hardware business. He started as a premed...