So many ways to buy

The Glengarry News - Glengarry Supplement - - Holiday Planner and Gift Guide -

Shop­ping has never been easier. At the Alexan­dria Home Hard­ware store, for ex­am­ple, shop­pers can drop by the store, or shop over the phone or on­line.

Home Hard­ware Stores Lim­ited has for the fifth con­sec­u­tive year been rec­og­nized as one of Canada's Best Man­aged Com­pa­nies.

Es­tab­lished in 1993, Canada's Best Man­aged Com­pa­nies is the coun­try's lead­ing busi­ness awards pro­gram, rec­og­niz­ing ex­cel­lence in Cana­dian owned and man­aged com­pa­nies with rev­enues over $15 mil­lion. Ev­ery year, hun­dreds of en­tre­pre­neur­ial com­pa­nies un­dergo a rig­or­ous ap­pli­ca­tion that eval­u­ates the cal­i­bre of their man­age­ment abil­i­ties and prac­tices.

Home Hard­ware con­tin­ues to demon­strate the im­por­tance of pri­vate com­pa­nies to the Cana­dian econ­omy. Since 1964, Home has grown from 122 in­de­pen­dent hard­ware deal­ers-own­ers, to a fam­ily that now in­cludes close to 1,100 stores and over $6 bil­lion in an­nual re­tail sales.

Home Hard­ware Stores Lim­ited is Canada's largest in­de­pen­dent home im­prove­ment re­tailer with close to 1,100 stores un­der the Home Hard­ware, Home Build­ing Cen­tre, Home Hard­ware Build­ing Cen­tre and Home Fur­ni­ture ban­ners with an­nual re­tail sales of over $6 bil­lion.

The pri­vately owned whole­sale com­pany was founded in 1964 in ru­ral St. Ja­cobs, On­tario and re­mains 100 per cent Cana­dian owned and op­er­ated.

Through the Home Hard­ware net­work, deal­er­sown­ers have ac­cess to 100,000 qual­ity, brand name and pri­vate la­bel prod­ucts, a state-of-the-art dis­tri­bu­tion sys­tem and ex­ten­sive mar­ket­ing and train­ing pro­grams.

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