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April 16, 2014

Hyde Painter’s Assistant easily snaps on to 1- and 2-quart containers and has a magnetic paint brush holder. New Product Showcase is sponsored by the National Hardware Show, coming to Las Vegas, May 6-8.

March 5, 2014

Southbridge, Mass.-based Hyde Tools introduced a product designed to reduce the painter's time on preparation and painting. 

The Hyde Painter's Assistant is a multi-use painter's tool that acts sort of like an extra pair of hands. Thecarrying handle for one and two quarter containers includes a magnetic bursh holder. 

Also built in are a paint can opener, brush and roller cleaner, belt hook, putty knife/scraper and a garage tool hanger.

August 21, 2013

Phoenix-area Republic West Remodeling helped out with a charity remodeling project for TGen's Center for Rare Childhood Disorders Clinic, involving some of the company's materials and labor in the construction of a new play area at the Center.

December 6, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to struggle over the question of who qualifies as a supervisor under federal nondiscrimination laws. Hearing oral arguments in a case from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Nov. 26, 2012, the high court addressed the issue, left unanswered in previous Supreme Court decisions, of when a “supervisor” includes an employee who oversees and directs other workers’ daily tasks, but has no authority over their formal employment status, (Vance v. Ball State Univ., No. 11-556).

January 20, 2011

Aubuchon Hardware was forced to close two of its stores in Northern Vermont on Jan. 18 because of declining sales, according to an article in the Burlington Free Press.

Aubuchon Hardware was forced to close two of its stores in Northern Vermont on Jan. 18 because of declining sales, according to an article in the Burlington Free Press

Employees at the Essex Center and Enosburg Falls locations were notified by e-mail on Tuesday at noon, according to an assistant  store manager. The company issued a press release saying the closings were made with "much regret."

December 5, 2010

Which of the following is true about The Home Depot University:...

Which of the following is true about The Home Depot University:

a) Member of the NCAA’s Southeastern Conference;

b) Offers scholarships to outstanding DIYers; or

c) Provides centralized, management training to the company’s new leaders.

The answer is “c)”—but don’t expect multiple choice questions as part of the curriculum.

September 1, 2008

The company will pay $10 million to “fully resolve all claims,” according to a statement....

June 10, 2007

Scott Emory took an unconventional route into the hardware business. He started as a premed...