Nation’s Best acquires Connolly’s Do it Best

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Nation’s Best Holdings news release announcing the acquisition of Connolly’s Do it Best:

Nation’s Best Acquires Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental

Dallas, Texas (November 1, 2020) – Nation’s Best, a rapidly growing home improvement company, announces their acquisition of Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental, with five locations in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

“We are thrilled to welcome Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental into the Nation’s Best family and are committed to continuing to provide the best level of service and support to Connolly’s customers and staff,” said Chris Miller, President & CEO of Nation’s Best. “Since 1981, the Connolly’s team has built an exceptional reputation among DIYers and contractors throughout Northeast Indiana and they are a great strategic fit for our expanding company.”

“My brother John and I have dedicated our 40-year careers to serving our customers and growing our family business,” said Michael Connolly. “Becoming a part of Nation’s Best ensures that Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental and all of our associates will remain a relevant and vital resource for hardware, paint, and rental products and services for many years to come. This move also ensures that our customers will continue to be greeted and helped by the same valued associates they’ve come to trust.”

As part of Nation’s Best’s acquisition strategy, Connolly’s Do it Best Hardware & Rental will operate under its existing name with its key leadership team continuing to oversee company operations alongside Nation’s Best, which will provide the strategic and financial support necessary to achieve optimal growth and profitability.

Nation’s Best is a member-owner of Do it Best Corp., the only U.S.-based hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry.


About Nation’s Best
Nation’s Best Holdings, LLC was founded in 2019 and currently owns and operates six divisions and 17 locations in four states with over 350 associates. Nation’s Best is committed to identifying and acquiring best-in-class independent home improvement stores across the United States to ensure their continued relevance as vibrant community resources. To learn more, visit

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