Home Hardware Announced as Exclusive Retailer of Official Tulip for Canada's 150th Anniversary

ST JACOBS, ON, May 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Home Hardware Stores Limited joined the National Capital Commission (NCC), Kingdom of the Netherlands and Communities in Bloom at a ceremony in Commissioners Park today to unveil the official tulip of Canada's 150th anniversary.

Home Hardware will be the exclusive carrier of the Canada 150 tulip. The tulip is white with red flames and bears resemblance to the Canadian flag.

Customers can purchase the Canada 150 tulip at one of the nearly 1,100 Home Hardware stores across Canada this fall to enjoy their beauty in the spring of 2017.

"As a 100% Canadian owned and operated company, we are proud to bring such a unique offering to our customers to celebrate an important milestone in Canada's history," says Terry Davis, CEO, Home Hardware Stores Limited. "We look forward to seeing the tulip blooming in communities across Canada in 2017."

About Home Hardware Stores Limited:

Home Hardware Stores Limited is Canada's largest Dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials, and furniture cooperative 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 $5.8 billion. Founded in 1964 in rural St. Jacobs, Ontario, Home Hardware remains 100% Canadian owned and operated. Through the Home Hardware network, Dealer-Owners 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. Offering a mix of tradition and innovation, Home Hardware Stores Limited has received designation as one of Canada's Best Corporate Cultures and Best Managed Companies and is committed to providing local communities with superior service and expert advice. More information about the company is available at homehardware.ca.

SOURCE Home Hardware Stores Limited

Image with caption: "Marc Clement, Dealer-Owner, Capital Home Hardware (CNW Group/Home Hardware Stores Limited)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160509_C2551_PHOTO_EN_685649.jpg

For further information: Jessica Kuepfer, Public Relations Manager, Home Hardware Stores Limited, (519) 664-4612. jessica.kueper@homehardware.ca; Trisha Owens, Public Relations Coordinator, Home Hardware Stores Limited, (519) 664-2252 ext. 6676. trisha.owens@homehardware.ca

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