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CNRG Continues to Grow
June 6th, 2013

Natchez, Mississippi – Central Network Retail Group, LLC (CNRG) opened a new Town & Country Hardware store at 12330 Highway 210 in Benson, North Carolina, just south of Raleigh. The grand opening was held on Saturday, June 1. The new store has a 6,200 square-foot sales floor and a 3,200 square-foot garden center. The store features a broad assortment of hardware, lawn & garden, outdoor living, paint, electrical, plumbing, and home organization products. “We are excited about the continued growth of Town & Country Hardware,” said Jim Smith, chairman of CNRG. “This is the second store we’ve added to the Town & Country Hardware brand that we acquired last year. We now operate nine stores in the Raleigh/Chapel Hill area.” Boyden Moore, president of CNRG, added, “The Town & Country stores are an exciting brand. We are proud of our team growing our business in North Carolina.”

CNRG also acquired Etheridge True Value Hardware in Natchez, Mississippi on June 1. The store is being consolidated into Home Hardware Center’s main store, two miles south. Former owner, Glenn Etheridge, is now the store manager of Home Hardware Center. “I’m glad to bring Glenn’s business and expertise to Home Hardware Center,” said Smith. “This is really a win-win for all of us.”

About Central Network Retail Group, LLC

CNRG currently operates 43 home center and hardware stores in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina, and Georgia under the Home Hardware Center, Morrison Terrebonne Lumber Center, NFL Home Center, Elliott’s Hardware, Town & Country Hardware, Habersham Hardware & Homecenter, WT Harvey Lumber, and Town & Country Farm & Hardware brands. The company is building a multi-format, multi-brand operating company through strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

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Contact: Boyden Moore | (901) 205-9075 |