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August 21, 2012

DG Hardware, a Sarasota, Fla.-based chain of 11 Ace stores, has purchased the Flager Ace Hardware chain for an undisclosed sum, according to an article in the Daytona Beach News Journal. Two of the acquired units are located in Palm Coast, Fla., and the third in Bunnell, Fla.

January 20, 2011

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced the addition of two new members to its board of directors following the board's semi-annual board of directors meeting Jan. 16 in Sarasota, Fla.

Newly named to the RILA board of directors were Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart Stores, and Steven Preston, president and CEO of OakLeaf Waste Management. Simon replaces Eduardo Castro-Wright, Walmart vice chairman and president and CEO of Global eCommerce and Global Sourcing.

April 13, 2008

The industry’s third largest pro dealer closed nine stores and a truss plant on March...