January 29, 2018, FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Do it Best Corp. is hosting two Open Buying Days in 2018 to continue enhancing the selection of potential products it offers to its member-owners from domestic and international vendors.
 
Open Buying Days will be held twice a year at its world headquarters in Fort Wayne with the first event of 2018 scheduled for March 1. Selected vendors will meet with the Merchandising team to present their company and products, as well as learn about opportunities to become a vendor with Do it Best Corp. There is no fee for selected vendors to participate.
 
“Discovering new vendors and innovative products is an important part of helping our members continuously offer a product mix that is uniquely tailored to their customers,” said Steve Markley, vice president of Merchandising for Do it Best Corp. “We are serious about identifying and providing differentiating, solutions-oriented products, which is why we’re excited about our Open Buying Day experience and making it easier for selected vendors to participate - and for our members to benefit.”
 
Vendors interested in participating are encouraged to visit the Open Buying Days website to complete the initial questionnaire, which begins the registration process. The deadline to register is February 22, and space is limited. The second Open Buying Day of 2018 will be held on October 30.
 
About Do it Best Corp.
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 across the United States and in more than 50 other countries. For more information, visit doitbestcorp.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.