This week, I attended the Home Hardware Spring Market in St. Jacobs Ontario and I visited Home Hardware stores in Ontario & Quebec on my way back to Nova Scotia. I’m ending the week giving In-store product demonstrations & answering customer questions at Kent Building Supplies in Halifax, Nova Scotia We are offering In-store demonstrations for our local dealers in the Maritimes, just like the demonstrations you see performed at large retail locations, such as supermarkets, discount stores, or in shopping malls. The products that are promoted at in-store demonstrations may be food and beverages, food preparation equipment, housekeeping products, personal care items, or occasionally other types of goods … In our case, Trail Blazer’s top selling products available at the maritime location we’re
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Dawna Levangie Goes Into Surgery!!!
This week, I traveled to St. Jacobs Ontario to set-up for the Home Hardware Spring Market and visited stores in New Brunswick & Quebec along the way. I fixed-up our assortment at Kent Building Supplies in Fredericton, New Brunswick & visited stores like Ace, Benjamin Moore, Castle, La Coop and Home Hardware. Home Hardware is Canada’s largest independent hardware retailer with over 1,000 stores. The retailers walk the aisles at the markets to see what’s new from vendors (Like Trail Blazer). They have access to over 100,000 brands & private label products. We’re one of those brands & participate in 2 of the private labels (Mark’s Choice & Premier Professional). This year were introducing our new warehouse numbers for the Reverse D-Handle snow shovels. I’d like to
Justin Caldwell Accepts the Position!!!
This week, I introduced new cast tipped extension poles to Miramichi Paint & Décor in Miramichi, New Brunswick. While in New Brunswick I visited Benjamin Moore Paint Stores, Castle Building Centre’s, Home Hardware Stores & Kent Building Supplies. I also visited BMR Lumber & Building Supply in Brookfield, Nova Scotia. Miramichi Paint & Décor is a Benjamin Moore independent retailer. Benjamin Moore began in 1883 in Brooklyn, New York … The same year the Brooklyn Bridge was completed. The Canadian company was established in Toronto, Ontario in 1907. Benjamin Moore was elected president at the first shareholders meeting and Fred Moore, Benjamin’s half brother, became the first Canadian residing president in 1937. This laid the groundwork for what is now Benjamin
Curtis Levangie is Developing AGAIN!!!
This week, I presented our Reverse D-Handle Snow Shovels to Kent Building Supplies, the Atlantic Canadian home improvement store. While in New Brunswick I visited Home Hardware & Benjamin Moore stores. I joined my Dad & met a local manufacturer to discuss partnering and making more products in Nova Scotia. For over 30 years Kent Building Supplies have been providing service, knowledge & products to Atlantic Canadians accomplishing building and renovation goals. They currently operate 34 locations across New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland Labrador & Prince Edward Island. Each store in the four Atlantic Provinces have a Kent Atlantic Community Fund which focuses to sponsor non-profit events and registered charities that support the growth, development and wellness in their local community. Kent is