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Apr 25, 2024

Six stores join RONA network

Six stores have joined the RONA network of affiliated dealers.

RONA Quincaillerie Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Quebec), owned by François Thifault, is coming back to RONA after a short stint with a competing banner to tap into RONA’s omnichannel capabilities and agile distribution network.

RONA Manotick (Ontario) is owned by Joe Reid, Ryan Austin, and Pat Butler and is the very first home improvement store to open in town. It will offer 14,000 square feet of retail space with a complete selection of lumber, building materials, paint, plumbing, cabinets, appliances, hardware, and seasonal products to meet the renovation and construction needs of the local population.

RONA Timmins (Ontario), owned by Jean and Shannon Gauthier who also own other businesses in the area, is a new store that will open in May to better meet the growing needs of local professionals and DIYers.

RONA Lac La Biche (Alberta) is owned by Greg and Valerie Bouchard who decided to make the switch to RONA in order to offer their customers a wider assortment and to have access to the expertise of a strong group. They are diversifying their current business model and investing in the store, which will now offer over 500 new products to customers.

RONA Olds (Alberta) was acquired last January by Garth Dagg and Sheldon Foss who chose to join RONA. With this new partnership, the duo will be able to invest over $1 million to expand their retail space from 10,000 to 16,000 square feet. The new space will allow them to take full advantage of RONA’s expanded offering to better serve local contractors and homeowners.

RONA Agassiz (British Columbia) is owned by Paul and Rose Tebrinke and their son, Shaun. The store is making a comeback to RONA as part of the family’s expansion plan for the business, which now features a 6,000-square-foot retail space, along with a 5,000-square-foot indoor lumber yard and a 98,000-square-foot outdoor lumber yard. The owners will also enhance their current offering with a selection of appliances, seasonal products, and an extensive assortment of fashion plumbing.

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