Nation’s Best is Expanding in New Hampshire

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Caron Building Center in Berlin, New Hampshire, was purchased by Nation’s Best.

Caron Building Center will continue to operate under its current brand name, with its key leadership team overseeing company operations in addition to Nation’s Best.

According to a news release, Nation’s Best will also provide strategic and financial support “necessary to achieve optimal growth and profitability.”

“We are pleased to have Caron Building Center as part of the Nation’s Best family of home improvement stores,” Chris Miller, president, and CEO of Nation’s Best said in a press release.

“Since the Carons took leadership of the business nearly 50 years ago, they’ve worked hard to establish a reputation for outstanding customer appreciation and strong community support. We are proud to have the opportunity to work with Mike Caron in the future to see that tradition continue.”

Caron Building Center, according to owner Mike Caron, is joining Nation’s Best to “ensure that our store’s associates and our valued customers will continue to be served with great care and support for years to come.”

Nation’s Best, founded in 2019, is a member-owner of Do it Best Corp., a home improvement buying cooperative based in the United States.

Nation’s Best now has 20 locations in six states.

In 2020, the company completed several acquisitions, including the acquisition of Groom & Sons’ and Lambert Lumber in February 2020, the acquisition of five-unit Bridgeport Building Centers in March 2020, the acquisition of Hall’s Hardware in July 2020, the acquisition of two-unit Simms Lumber in October 2020, the acquisition of five-unit Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental in November 2020, the acquisition of five-unit Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental.

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