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June 30, 2011

TW Perry isn’t just a lumberyard with a 100-year history. It’s a company — ranked 33rd on the HCN Top 200 Pro Dealer Scoreboard — with a story. 


The drama includes an extreme makeover in the late 1990s, when it recast itself from a home center to a pro dealer firmly focused on the remodeler and contractor. It’s a turnaround story starring motivated salesmen, and it’s an ongoing example of how a decentralized, entrepreneurial business can thrive — even in a tough market.


May 2, 2011

Here’s how Westlake Ace Hardware CEO George Smith describes the Lenexa, Kan.-based chain’s Project North Star: “It’s our vision for the future of Westlake and the foundation for all the decisions we make.” 


October 21, 2007

For three days in October, Music City USA will be remade as the specialty tool...