Articles by Pat Lenius

The Home Depot Acquires Hughes Supply; Plans To Grow Wholesale Business

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The Home Depot® said it will acquire Orlando, FL-based wholesaler Hughes Supply for an aggregate consideration of $3.47 billion, including the payment of $46.50 per outstanding share and the assumption of $285 million in net debt. Completion of the purchase is expected late in the first quarter or early in the second quarter of this year.
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Network '05

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Network '05, the first joint convention of the American Supply Association and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors - National Association drew 1,645 participants, including 274 wholesalers, 385 contractors, and other industry professionals.
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The Total Package

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Ohio wholesaler Active Plumbing Supply strives to meet all of the needs of its showroom customers.
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FERGUSON OPENS 60th Xpress

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The GRAND OPENING was attended by top management of Ferguson and an editor from SUPPLY HOUSE TIMES.
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Innovative Distributors

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One of the highlights of the North Central Wholesalers Association's annual convention was a panel discussion featuring three respected wholesalers.
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K/BIS 2005 Notable Trends: Finishes, Minimalism

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The 2005 Kitchen/Bath Industry Show also focused on customization, ease of installation and improved performance.
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2005 Manufacturers Rep Of The Year: RepSouth: Teamwork

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Open-book management gives everyone in the agency a sense of ownership.
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Ferguson's Strategic Outlook

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Chip Hornsby, the new chief executive of Wolseley North America, discusses the wholesaler's plans in an exclusive interview with SUPPLY HOUSE TIMES.
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2005 Premier 150

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An Unprecedented Year
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The Missing Ingredient In Showrooms

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Appliances can boost sales and traffic in wholesalers' showrooms.
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