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Industry News – February 2023

Jan 26, 2023

Here are some recent notices and stories from the retail industry news.

Paladin Clients Highlighted in Hardware Connection

David Billman, Clinton Hardware

Clinton Do it Best Hardware, Redding’s Hardware & Goods, and Saffron Supply Company were all recently highlighted in the January/February edition of Hardware Connection.

David Billman, whose Clinton Do it Best Hardware recently celebrated 75 years in business in Clinton, Maryland, was one of several store owners asked how its business was in 2022.

David has been a vocal advocate of Paladin since joining the family in 2017. His feature is on pages 20-21. Read more


Sarah, Jared, Roxie Lynn and Aubrey Redding

Jared and Sarah Redding’s store in Tombstone, Arizona joined the Paladin family in March 2022. Their story is on pages 23-24. Read more

Saffron Supply Co. has been serving the people of Salem, Oregon since 1910. The latest owner of the venerable business joined Paladin in February 2022. Saffron Supply is featured on page 24. Read more

David and Sarah were also featured in Hardware Connection’s story: “How Retailers are Coping with Rising Wages and Inflation. Read more on page 31

Also highlighted: Reardon Briggs Hardware was featured for its window decorations in Hardware Connection’s “Inside Look: Window Displays.” Michael Flanigan’s store in Millbrook, New York has been with Paladin since 2008. View the feature on page 57

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