• Distribution America deals with a loss

      With the demise of Hardware Distribution Warehouses, Inc., the co-operative of industry buying groups known collectively as “Distribution America” loses a key member, and drops from seven buying group members down to six. HDW is in the process of winding down operations. A statement on the HDW company’s website reads: “As most of you are aware HDW […]

  • HDW winds down operations

    Hardware Distribution Warehouses Inc., the Marshall, Texas-based distributor of hardware and building material products that services more than 2,000 retailers in the Mid-South, is closing down both of its distribution centers. The company’s Marshall distribution center is currently undergoing a liquidation sale. A liquidation of the company’s Greenwood, Miss., distribution center will follow. A statement […]

  • Carter Lumber teams with True Value

    True Value Company added 146-unit Carter Lumber to its list of customers. The two companies announced a partnership agreement early Monday morning. Based in Kent, Ohio, and with locations in the Midwest, Southeast and Northeast, Carter Lumber had sales of $1.365 billion in 2017, according to the latest HBSDealer Top 300 report. “We were delighted […]

  • House-Hasson tackles tariffs

    Higher tariffs were on the mind of House-Hasson Hardware executives, and their customers, during the latest dealer market. “Maintaining dealer profitability in the face of the potential tariff increases was a factor in our October dealer market buying programs,” said Don Hasson, House-Hasson Hardware president.  “Dealers took advantage of the market to buy items at […]