The award was presented on April 6, 2019 to Jeff Redden, Dealer-Owner of Windsor Home Hardware for epitomizing the values on which Home Hardware was co-founded by Walter J. Hachborn over 50 years ago - value, service and dependability.
Now in its 22nd year, the award pays tribute to the top store selected from close to 1,100 stores across Canada for achieving the highest standards in retailing, merchandising, Staff performance and overall quality and service.
Jeff Redden and the staff in Windsor, Nova Scotia are considered leaders within Home's Dealer-Owner network as well as within their community. In addition to providing superior customer service and expert advice, Windsor Home Hardware demonstrates extensive leadership qualities and retailing excellence.
"We are honoured to receive these awards, and proud to serve the Windsor community," said Jeff Redden, Dealer-Owner, Windsor Home Hardware.
"Windsor Home Hardware truly exemplifies the values of the ‘Walter J Hachborn Store of the Year’ award," said Kevin Macnab, President and CEO, Home Hardware Stores Limited. "Congratulations to Jeff Redden and his team for demonstrating retail excellence and for being strong ambassadors of the Home brand.”
PROUD OF MY HOME AWARDS
The Walter J. Hachborn Store of the Year Award is presented to the top finalist in the Proud of My Home Award category. All Proud of My Home Award recipients demonstrate strong Staff performance, superior customer service, excellence in interior and exterior store presentation and active participation in Dealer network initiatives. Congratulations to Windsor Home Hardware and the following six stores, who were presented with 2018 Proud of My Home Awards:
Windsor Home Hardware - Windsor, Nova Scotia
Best Hardware Store Over 6,000 Sq. Ft.
Beausejour Home Hardware - Beausejour, Manitoba
Best Home Hardware Under 6,000 Sq. Ft.
Cobourg Home Hardware Building Centre – Cobourg, Ontario
Best Home Hardware Building Centre Over 15,000 Sq. Ft.
Blind River Home Hardware Building Centre – Blind River, Ontario
Best Home Hardware Building Centre Under 15,000 Sq. Ft.
GP Home Furniture - Chilliwack, British Columbia
Best Home Furniture Store
Theo Bandstra, Smithers Home Hardware – Smithers, British Columbia
Best Young Retailer
Pioneer Home Hardware Building Centre – Campbell River, British Columbia
Paul Straus Public Relations Award
Photo Caption (L – R): Kevin Macnab, Home Hardware President and CEO; Scott Woodman, Furniture Manager; Dan Hardy, Regional Sales and Operations Manager; Tim Dietrich, Director of Retail Operations, Atlantic Canada; Dale MacPherson, Senior Director of National Operations; Mike Sheehy, Hardware Manager; Jeff Redden, Dealer-Owner, Windsor Home Furniture; Carey Rafuse, Manager Home Installs and Commercial Maintenance.
Windsor Home Hardware, Dealer-Owner, Jeff Redden receives the Home Hardware Store of the Year Award.