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August 1, 2014

After a slow first quarter, Fortune Brands and Home Security saw a second-quarter 10% year-over-year sales bump. The company also announced that it had acquired Sentry Safe for $117.5 million.

In the second quarter, Fortune Brands reported $1.4 billion in sales, and $136.6 million in operating income before charges and gains — a $20.1 million increase over the second quarter of 2013. The total company’s pre-gains operating income grew by 28%.

April 23, 2012

An Ace Hardware store in Rochester, N.Y., is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest related to two recent burglaries. 

According to an article in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, the April 14 and 15 burglaries were captured on the store’s surveillance camera. Two males were seen on the tape removing chainsaws and concrete chop saws. 

March 15, 2012

The list of housing markets that show improvement, as measured by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), expanded from 98 to 99 metro regions between February and March 2012.

March 23, 2011

According to an article in the, and old Hollywood Video store in Rochester, Minn., will soon be converted into the city's fourth Arrow Ace Hardware location.

Owner Dave Neiman, who reportedly owns stores in Byron, Owatonna, Northfield, Mankato, Shakopee, Chaska and St. Peter, said the store is expected to open in June. 



February 28, 2011

Rochester, N.Y.-based Harris Seeds, a provider of garden seeds, supplies and organic gardening solutions, is partnering with Worm Power to offer its organic fertilizer to gardeners nationwide. The agreement makes Harris Seeds the primary distributor of Worm Power in the United States.

November 30, 2008

Owner Matt Shapiro says area in need of smaller home improvement centers....

October 30, 2008

Stock Building Supply will close one unit in Wisconsin and three in Minnesota, according to...

September 30, 2008

An Olmsted County, Minn., attorney said the group had a shopping list and receipts...

September 4, 2008

The industry’s largest privately owned pro dealer now holds an FSC chain-of-custody certification for 36...

May 27, 2008

The industry’s largest privately owned pro dealer now holds an FSC chain-of-custody certification for a...