Home Hardware Holds 'Canada's Best Managed Companies' Status for Third Consecutive Year

ST. JACOBS, ON, March 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Home Hardware Stores Limited is proud to be named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for the third year in a row. Having initially received the designation in 2012, the company has re-qualified and retained the status for each year since. Established in 1993 by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post and Queen's School of Business, Canada's Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies.

The Canada's Best Managed Companies designation recognizes private Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. Applications are reviewed by an independent judging panel that evaluates how companies address various business challenges, including new technologies, brand management, leadership and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.

Since 1964, Home has grown from 122 independent hardware Dealers-Owners, to Canada's largest independent Home Improvement Retailer that now includes close to 1,100 stores and nearly $5.7 billion in annual retail sales.

We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies. This designation reflects our core mission of helping our dedicated Dealer-Owners grow their businesses so they can provide the quality products and helpful service their customers are looking for.

-Terry Davis, CEO, Home Hardware Stores Limited

Winners will be awarded with the distinction of Canada's Best Managed Companies at the annual gala and symposium on March 31st.

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 nearly $5.7 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: "Walter Hachborn Home Hardware co-founder (L) and CEO Terry Davis (R) celebrate Home Hardware Stores Limited being named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the third consecutive year. (CNW Group/Home Hardware Stores Limited)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150310_C5232_PHOTO_EN_13036.jpg

For further information: Jessica Kuepfer, Home Hardware Stores Limited at (519) 664-2252 ext. 6676 or jessica.kuepfer@homehardware.ca

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