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…

  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…

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…

Denver (December 20, 2015) – Anthony Wilkerson, assistant manager at Burkhart PRO Hardware in Cincinnati graduated from the North American Retail Hardware Association’s Retail Management Certification Program. Wilkerson attended the NRHA Retail Management Certification program as the first recipient of the Gary D. Cosgrave Retail Management Certification Scholarship, awarded jointly by Denver-based PRO Group, Inc….

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…

Denver (November 16, 2015) – PRO Hardware and FARM MART retailers from across the country mixed, mingled and relaxed with distributor personnel and manufacturers at the PRO Achiever’s Club trip October 26-30, 2015 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Achiever’s Club is PRO Group’s national recognition and awards program for PRO Hardware and FARM MART retailers. …

Denver (August 31, 2015) — The Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. has hired Jeff Styerwalt as Merchandise Manager. Styerwalt’s responsibilities include managing the following categories: Housewares, Lawn and Garden, Paint and Sundries, and Commodities. Jeff will begin to travel to a few Distributor and industry events in the coming weeks and will be at the annual Executive…

Channing Miller of PRO Group, Inc.   Denver (August 10, 2015) — The Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. has promoted Channing Miller to Associate Merchandise Manager. Miller has been with PRO Group since 2014 and was previously Marketing & Merchandising Coordinator. Miller’s responsibilities include managing the following categories: Pet, Farm/Ag Supply, Automotive, Non-traditional, and Seasonal as…

Denver (August 10, 2015) – Successfully running a hardware store is no easy task. However, a few independent retailers who have proven they have what it takes to achieve retail success are now being honored by the Denver-based PRO Group with its annual Paul L. Cosgrave Memorial and PRO Hardware Retailer of the Year awards….

Sue Jennings of Wyatt-Quarles Seed Company meets with Cary Vanderzedye and Tony Wallace of LFS Glove to discuss new products.    Denver (June 18, 2015) Building relationships between manufacturers and distributors, and previewing products is the focus of the mid-year Group Merchandising Conference (GMC) June 15-17 at the Embassy Suites Atlanta/Centennial Olympic Park. Distributors affiliated…