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September 24, 2014

WOLF announced it will move its New England distribution hub from its current location in Worcester, Massachusetts, to a 100,000-sq.-ft. site in Northborough. The move to a larger distribution center will boost WOLF’s ability to serve kitchen and bath and building products to dealers in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and upstate New York, the company said.

WOLF took full occupancy of the new site on Sept. 22 and will close its current facility, which the company has outgrown since it opened in January 2011.

March 26, 2012

According to an article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, the owner of Westboro (Mass.) Paint & Decorating is preparing to launch a harder side.

The owner of the paint store, Doug Curving, is renovating the site of the former Village Lumber, also in Westboro, which will eventually become Village Hardware & Supply. The new store will sell hardware, fasteners, keys, plumbing and electrical supplies, among other hardline home improvement merchandise, the article said.

December 12, 2011

An article in the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram describes ongoing improvements at several stores, including "one of the oldest hardware stores in the country."

Elwood Adams Hardware, which dates back to 1782, is successfully leveraging its store architectural details to connect with customers and the community. 

June 30, 2011

You don’t win the hardware retailer of the year award in Worcester, Mass., for 15 straight years by being passive in the marketplace. 


To meet the challenges of a tough economy, Barrows Hardware ramped up its merchandising efforts with aggressive endcap promotions that in turn have generated increased sales.


Brian Barrows, president, said that as part of its “Door Busters” promotion, Barrows places up to 30 endcaps in the store featuring name-brand products and selling the items at cost.


December 11, 2008

Massachusetts store was small and had too many managers in recent years....

October 21, 2007

In 1782, a man named Daniel Waldo founded Elwood Adams Hardware in Worcester, Mass., providing...