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August 29, 2012

When Ace Hardware injects a motivational speaker into its general session, that’s news.

Roy Spence is the “S” of Austin, Texas-based advertising agency GSD&M, whose client list includes Southwest Airlines, The PGA Tour, Popeyes and Ace Hardware.

October 14, 2011

Chicago -- Decking vendors of all persuasions shared McCormick Place with suppliers of other remodeling materials as the Deck Expo and the Remodeling Show joined their events this year. Exterior siding and PVC/composite decking seemed to dominate the floor, although a large wood pavilion showcased cedar, redwood and pressure-treated lumber.

October 6, 2011

As part of Chicago's city-wide schedule adjustments to accommodate the G8 and NATO summits in May 2012, the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) has moved up its annual trade show and conference to April 24 to 26 at McCormick Place.

May 2, 2011

Chicago — Ace Hardware Corp. had some positive news to tell its members during the co-op’s Spring Convention general session. Sales were on the increase — particularly fourth-quarter sales. POS data was beginning to help retailers benchmark their performance, and a new Craftsman program was expanding that brand to smaller-format stores. 


But then there was that other thing — the company’s supply chain transition.


March 7, 2011

You can go home again, after all. Ace Hardware Corp. is returning to its Chicago roots for its spring convention, to be held April 1 to 3 at McCormick Place Convention Center. To commemorate its homecoming, the Ace Spring 2011 Convention & Exhibits will focus on the core values and philosophies that transformed this small chain of stores into one of the industry’s leading cooperatives.


The conference will feature seminars, show specials, new products, and retailer and vendor networking events.


August 24, 2008

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

August 17, 2008

Orgill held its fall market at McCormick Place in Chicago Aug. 14 to 16, emphasizing...

April 10, 2008

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show focused on a number of key trends, including “green”...

April 1, 2008

The show has seen an upswing in certain categories, including cabinet-makers, stone surface manufacturers and...

March 18, 2008

Chicago -- Green products take center stage, and a host of new color trends are...

March 16, 2008

At the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (K/BIS), one can always see trends from all...