TRU Hardware Breton Wins Outstanding Retailer Award

TRU Hardware Breton Wins Outstanding Retailer Award

TORONTO, October 24, 2013 — TRU Hardware in Breton, AB, has been recognized as one of the country’s best home improvement retailers as the recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Retailer Award. TRU Hardware Breton won in the category of Best Hardware Store.

TRU Hardware Breton was recognized at the Outstanding Retailer Awards Gala Dinner, held during the 18th  Annual Hardlines Conference in Toronto on October 23.  Larry Fullerton and his wife Brenda, the owners of the store, were present to accept the award before an audience of retailers and suppliers from across Canada. The Outstanding Retailer Awards have been recognizing and honouring the best in home improvement retailing across Canada for more than two decades.

Larry and Brenda Fullerton pride themselves on finding out what their customers need and then searching out the right products. They have dedicated staff and a business mix to meet the needs of their unique customer base and location.

“TRU Hardware Breton is an example of hard work and the courage to take chances—and seeing that hard work pay off,” said Michael McLarney, Editor of HARDLINES, the news and information company which presents the Outstanding Retailer Awards. “The owners of Breton TRU Hardware were able to grow their business and successfully diversify in their small town, responding brilliantly to the needs of their local customers.”
“We are extremely pleased to see that excellent retailers like Larry & Brenda have been recognized for their hard work and commitment to their community,” said Bill Morrison, President of TruServ Canada, which supplies the TRU stores, and Vice President of Wholesale for RONA inc.

About TRU Hardware
TRU Hardware offers a complete range of goods from Hardware, Tools, Paint, Electrical, and Plumbing to Stationery, Toys and Work wear. TRU Hardware retailers are supported by TruServ Canada with some of Canada’s most efficient warehousing, product buying and distribution systems. Visit TruServ Canada at

About Hardlines
Now in its 18th year, Hardlines Inc. is a leading authority on the retail home improvement industry. Hardlines’ products and services include its weekly HARDLINES electronic newsletter; its hard-copy magazine, Hardlines Home Improvement Quarterly; a comprehensive and informative website; a free Daily News Service; and the Annual Hardlines Conference Series, a two-day symposium that gathers retail executives from all over the world.


For More Information Contact:
TruServ Canada                                               Hardlines
Lora Deighton,                                                  Michael McLarney,
Manager, Marketing/Communications        Editor of Hardlines
204.453.9526                                                   416-489-3396