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True Value Encouraging Reunion Participants To ‘Thrive’

At the True Value 2020 Spring Reunion, the retailer’s convention for affiliated stores and other independent hardware dealers, the theme “Thrive” will emphasize the opportunity inherent in the current economic and consumer environment.

Home Improvement Trend Report
Redefining The True Value of Independents

This is the eighth installment of a special series, presented by the National Hardware Show, exploring key trends and developments driving the growth of housewares and home goods in the home improvement retail business.

True Value President and CEO John Hartmann provided the keynote address at the recent National Hardware Show. In an exclusive interview with HomeWorld Business, Hartmann outlined how True Value’s recapitalization a year ago transformed its co-operative corporate structure, fueling reinvestment in its independent hardware store members while recharging its marketing and strategy for new generation of first-time home owners and do-it-yourselfers.

Home Improvement Spotlights Housewares

The 2019 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas (May 7-9) marks the 14th year for HomeWorld Business as the show’s official housewares publication. The partnership reflects the commitment by the show to keep housewares in the home improvement retailing spotlight.

True Value, ACON Complete Investment Deal

True Value Company and ACON Investments have finalized a new strategic partnership, which the companies said will accelerate the transformation of True Value and create the only branded national hardware wholesaler without a membership requirement.

True Value, ACON Strike Investment Deal

True Value Co. and ACON Investments, a private equity investment firm, have entered into a definitive agreement based on a major strategic investment in the retailer-owned cooperative’s operating company.

True Value Comps Rise In Q3

True Value Company reported that retail comparable store sales were up 3.3% for the third quarter. The hardware store cooperative’s Destination True Value retail formats posted retail comparable sales growth of 4.2%.

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