About Do it Best Corp.
November 30, 2016, FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Do it
Best Corp. held an Open Buying Day, welcoming prospective domestic and
international vendors to the co-op’s world headquarters.
The event enabled Do it Best Corp. merchandise managers to meet
one-on-one with prospective vendors interested in doing business with
the co-op and its member-owners. The products presented as part of this
year’s Open Buying Day covered a wide range of product categories.
“Discovering new vendors and products is an
important part of our goal in helping our members grow and achieve their
dreams,” said Steve Markley, vice president of Merchandising for Do it
Best Corp. “Our Open Buying Day event provides an excellent venue for
our merchandising team to meet with potential new vendors, learn more
about their offerings and explore innovative product opportunities for
our members. We have built great vendor partnerships through past Open
Buying Days, and we expect similar results from this year’s event.”
The Open Buying Day was held in partnership with the Presidents
Council, an organization devoted to the development of the home
improvement and home building industries.
Based in Fort Wayne, Ind., Do it Best Corp. is the only U.S.-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales surpassing $3 billion, Do it Best Corp. is the second largest co-op in the industry, serving thousands of member-owned locations in the United States and in 52 other countries. For more information, visit www.doitbestcorp.com
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