Denver (November 7, 2016) – Denver-based PRO Group, Inc. has promoted Channing Miller to Merchandise Manager. Miller has been with PRO Group since 2014 and has previously held the roles of Associate Merchandise Manager and Marketing & Merchandising Coordinator. Miller’s responsibilities include managing the following categories: Automotive, Farm and Farm Hardware, Farm/Agricultural Supply, Housewares, Pet…

Denver, CO (October 24, 2016) – PRO Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Shari Kalbach has been promoted to Vice President, a position that will oversee merchandising and marketing. During her 19 year tenure at PRO Group, Kalbach’s dedication to providing workable solutions has made her highly regarded by both distributors and suppliers, making…

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…

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…

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…