News Coverage

Hardlines – January 30, 2012

In This Issue: Sexton introduces merchandising program at WRLA show Chalifour to open retail development centre Canadians prepare to attend Cologne Fair Ace dealer promotes “Shop Local” movement Retailers face tough year ahead: Ernst & Young PLUS: New vps at RONA, Target ramps up, ...READ MORE

Hardlines – Charting New Territory

Hardlines – 2012 Third Quarter: Sexton Group’s no frills approach to commodity buying guides its members on the hardlines side, as well. Canada’s LBM buying group are as varied in their mix as the dealers they represent. While some groups have found values and growth ...READ MORE

Hardware Merchandising 2012

Sexton Group Announces LBM and Hardlines Procurement Changes; Formation of BYCO The Sexton Group Ltd. has left the ILDC buying group. Its departure was effective June 20, 2012. “We understand that our departure from ILDC represents a large and sudden change and are appreciative ...READ MORE

Hardlines – Who’s Who in Home Improvement Retailing

Hardlines – 2012 Second Quarter: The top 20 home improvement retailers go to market in different ways and carve niches that keep them competitive – yet they all share a sharp focus on continuous improvement and innovation. Read Full News Story (PDF 1MB).

Hardlines – Sexton General Manager Expects Stronger 2011

Hardlines – 2011 Second Quarter: Steve Buckle is optimistic about the year ahead for the independents in the Sexton Group.