HD Supply sells hardware division; ABC Supply buys two companies.
Day: January 7, 2015
Profit dips 2.8 percent for company in fiscal 2015 first quarter
Sales increase in all three business segments, profit improves 154.8 percent.
Acquisition increases ABC Supply's presence in New York.
Jeff Van Zandt named as incoming vice president-elect of the Eastern Region.
Mark Beffel to retire as senior vice president of global operational excellence, succeeded by Josef Matosevic.