Annual Executive Planning Conference in Marco Island Scheduled For November

Denver, CO (July 24, 2017)– Manufacturers will meet with Distribution America and PRO Group-affiliated distributors at the annual Executive Planning Conference (EPC) November 14-16, 2017 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida. Developing new business relationships and strengthening existing partnerships is the focus of the event. The 3 day conference provides manufacturers…

PRO Group Expands Membership

Denver (April 1, 2017) – PRO Group is pleased to announce a new wholesale distributor member to its group.  Ceres, CA based Village Supply serves hardware stores, retail lumber yards, farm/ag supply and construction supply stores throughout California and the western United States. Village Supply has joined PRO Group to take advantage of the organization’s…

PRO Group Merges with Reliable Distributors, Inc.

Denver, CO (October 10, 2016) – PRO Group, Inc. is pleased to announce a merger with Reliable Distributors, Inc., a Chicago-based marketing, merchandising and wholesale distributor group. Reliable will add 74 distributors and over $2 billion in volume to PRO Group and will create a stronger platform to support independent retailers around the country. Founded…

PRO Group Honors PRO Hardware Retailers with Annual Awards

Denver, CO (August 3, 2016) – Running an effective hardware business takes vast skills, dedication and a love for customers and the industry. Three retailers are being honored by Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. for achieving retail success and upholding the principles and ideals of effective hardware retailing. This year, PRO Group awarded its annual Paul…

Fayetteville PRO Lumber and Supply Honored for Retail Excellence

Denver, CO (August 3, 2016) – To provide the customer with excellent service, convenient shopping hours and competitive pricing. That’s the mission statement at Fayetteville PRO Lumber & Supply, and the ownership and staff at the company go above and beyond to meet it each day. For their devotion to service and achieved retail success,…

PRO Group Awards Debbie Supply PRO Hardware with Top Honor

Denver (August 3, 2016) – With a varied product assortment, excellent customer service, a friendly environment and community service: Debbie Supply PRO Hardware in East Rochester, New York, has mastered the recipe for success. In recognition of the company’s excellence, Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. honored Debbie Supply PRO Hardware with the 2016 Paul L. Cosgrave…

2016 Group Merchandising Conference

  Denver, CO (June 22, 2016) – Attendees at the mid-year Group Merchandising Conference (GMC) focused on building relationships between distributors and manufacturers and previewing products at the Embassy Suites Chicago O’Hare Rosemont on June 20-22. Distributors affiliated with PRO Group, Inc. met with manufacturers during 800 private 30-minute buyer/vendor appointments over the course of…

PRO Group, Inc. Welcomes Trent Kauffman

Denver (February 3, 2016) — The Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. has hired Trent Kauffman as Merchandise Manager. Kauffman’s responsibilities include managing the following categories: Electrical, Home Hardware, and Lawn and Garden. Trent will begin to travel to a few Distributor and industry events in the coming weeks and will be at the annual Group Merchandising…

Home Improvement Manufacturers, Distributors, Convene in Florida – Plan for Year Ahead

Marco Island, FL (November 19, 2015) The 2016 Executive Planning Conference, hosted by Charlotte-based Distribution America and Denver-based PRO Group was held November 17-19 at the Marco Island Marriott Resort & Spa. The 3-day conference brought together over 400 of the nation’s top suppliers and distributors that serve the independent home improvement industry, to strengthen…