Do it Best Corp. is a member-owned cooperative of 4,000 hardware stores, home centers, and lumberyards in the United States and in 50 countries around the world. Do it Best Corp. is headquartered in Fort Wayne, IN. We stock more than 65,000 hardware and building material products at each of our eight strategically located retail service centers: Cape Girardeau, MO; Dixon, IL; Lexington, SC; Medina, OH; Waco, TX; Woodburn, OR; Montgomery, NY; and Mesquite, NV. Our cost of operation is the lowest in our industry, and our financial strength is exemplified through our Dun & Bradstreet 5A1 credit rating.
As a cooperative, Do it Best Corp. profits are returned to our members through year-end rebates. Year after year, Do it Best Corp. delivers the lowest operating overhead, the highest rebates, and greater profits to our members.
Do it Best Corp. is a leading wholesaler in the hardware and home center industry. Our growth and financial strength since our founding in 1945 has been exceptional. The energy of our staff and their dedication to serving our members through innovative programs, low pricing structures, leading-edge technology, and outstanding service drives our success.
The Do it Best Corp. family includes staff members located at our corporate headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, in our eight retail service centers, and our retail development specialists throughout the United States.
Do it Best Corp. structure
Do it Best Corp. is a member-owned cooperative and is guided by the expertise and ideas of the members of our board of directors. This group is entirely composed of and elected by Do it Best Corp. stockholders - those hardware, lumber, and home center store owners who make up our 4,000 member-owners.
Our executive management team is led by president and CEO Bob Taylor and executive vice president and COO Dan Starr. Eight divisional vice presidents direct and grow our company in these areas: finance, information technology, marketing, lumber and building materials, merchandising, sales and retail development, retail logistics, and human resources. The management team works together with Do it Best Corp. employees to serve our members around the world.