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July 14, 2014

Knoxville, Tenn.-based House-Hasson Hardware says its June 19-21 dealer broke all previous records for attendance, attracting some 2,300 to 2,400 people.

“We sold more of every product,” said Don Hasson, president. “People are feeling better about the economy, and when they feel better they buy more. That means dealers are buying products looking to the next six months rather than the next few weeks.”

April 22, 2014

Roofing consultants group RCI named Sidney I. Hankins, as president of its board of directors.

Hankins, of Knoxville, Tenn.-based Roof Design and Consulting Services, was named president at the Annual Meeting of Members during the 29th International Convention and Trade Show in Anaheim, Calif.

First VP is Jean-Guy Levaque of Halsall Associates, Burlington, Ontario. Second VP is Robert Hinojosa of RJH and Associates of Miramar Beach, Fla.

 

January 28, 2014

Knoxville, Tenn.-based House-Hasson Hardware set a company record in 2013 for new and remodeled hardware store and lumberyard projects, the company announced.

House-Hasson’s 30 new-store and remodeling projects, called store sets, topped the previous high mark of 25 set in the previous year. 

September 26, 2013

The Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act is forcing changes in the store aisles.

Major changes are bearing down on plumbers and consumers as plumbing fixtures will soon have to meet new government-mandated environmental requirements, say product managers with House-Hasson Hardware. 

March 11, 2013

Knoxville, Tenn.-based House-Hasson Hardware will bring thousands of visitors to East Tennessee as its largest annual event comes to resort town of Sevierville.

December 19, 2012

Knoxville, Tenn.-based distributor House-Hasson Hardware says it is seeing almost twice the level of store sets -- new or expanded stores -- in 2012, compared with the 2011 rate.

“We’ve seen 2012 emerge as one of our best years in terms of helping people become hardware store owners and dealers,” said Don Hasson, president of House-Hasson.

March 12, 2012

Don Phillips has been named VP operations for regional hardware distributor House-Hasson Hardware. 

In his new role, Phillips supervises House-Hasson’s Knoxville, Tenn., and Prichard, W.Va., warehouses, which are staffed by 176 employees and have a combined 700,000 sq. ft. of product space.

November 21, 2011

Sales at House-Hasson Hardware’s October market in Sevierville, Tenn. saw a 20% increase over the previous year’s fall market, the company announced.

“Market attendance was up 25%, sales volume was up 20%,” said Don Hasson, president of the Knoxville, Ten.-based company. “This isn’t to suggest by any means that the economic situation nationally is turning around, but it is an indicator that hardware and home improvement are showing certain levels of stability and growth.”

May 24, 2011

SPEC Building Materials Corp., a distributor of residential roofing materials based in Kansas City, Mo., has agreed to acquire the assets of Knoxville, Tenn.-based Exterior Materials. No purchase price was disclosed. 

May 19, 2011

Knoxville, Tenn.-based regional hardware distributor House-Hasson Hardware is expanding its paint and sundries offerings with the addition of a new sales team from an unidentified “financially ailing paint company,” according to an article in the Knoxville News.

“We are getting full-blown into paint and paint sundries," company president Don Hasson told the news outlet.

May 14, 2011

Knoxville, Tenn.-based regional hardware distributor House-Hasson Hardware completed its $2 million, 100,000-sq.-ft. expansion of the company’s Prichard, W.Va., warehouse.

“We’ve moved in, the racks are up, and the bins are being filled,” said Don Hasson, House-Hasson president. “Our West Virginia warehouse will have the same items as are available through our Knoxville warehouse. This means faster and more efficient shipping and delivery of all our products to our customers.”

May 8, 2011

When Larry Fennell, House-Hasson's retiring information systems director, came to the Knoxville, Tenn.-based distributor 26 years ago, there were five computer terminals in the entire business. "Today we have 85 hand-held computers just in the warehouse," he said. "Technology drives every facet of the business."

March 20, 2011

Oklahoma City-based distributor Cedar Creek will purchase distribution company Epperson Lumber of Statesville, N.C. 

The two companies signed a "letter of intent" for the deal, expected to close in about 60 days.

Located near Charlotte, N.C., Epperson Lumber’s sales coverage area ranges East along the coast of the Carolinas; South to Charleston, S.C.; North to Richmond, Va.; and West to Knoxville, Tenn.

March 7, 2011

The Knoxville, Tenn-based distributor experienced strong growth at its dealer market in Nashville.           

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February 2, 2011

According to an article in Knoxvillebiz.com, Schaad Lumber of Knoxville, Tenn., will close its doors after 87 years in business.

Owner John Schaad III is quoted in the article: "After several decades of running Schaad Lumber Co., I have decided to retire and close the business. Schaad Lumber has always been a family business, and there is no family member who is interested in taking over."

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