Perkins store joins Groupe BMR

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Perkins store joins Groupe BMR
Pictured from left-to-right are Roy Perkins, Mike Stefik, Lezlie Strasser, and Angela Bellefeuille (Nick Seebruch/ Seaway News).

CORNWALL, Ontario – BMR Group is pleased to announce that a new dealer has joined its network: the Cornwall BMR store. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the family-owned company is known in the area for its wide selection of products, its outstanding customer service, and its competitive pricing.

After retailing under the Rona banner for more than 32 years, owners Roy and Muriel Perkins decided to join BMR Group because of the support offered to dealers and the competitive pricing.

“We are very happy to be part of the BMR family and are eager to roll out the brand in our area. The expertise of BMR Group’s staff as well as its line of products will allow us to continue to offer our customers a customized service. We look forward to many great years with BMR,” said Roy Perkins, co-owner of the BMR Cornwall store.

“Our expansion in Eastern Canada goes smoothly with the addition of the Cornwall BMR Perkins store. With recent stores joining us in Kemptville, Hawkesbury, and Winchester, it is clear that the BMR network is very welcoming to independent dealers looking for a local partner. Our new CEO, Alexandre Lefebvre, has
brought a new vision of our current and future dealers’ needs,” explained Jonathan Gendreau, Vice President Business Development, Marketing and Customer Experience at BMR Group.

A Renovation Centre Sporting New Colours

The new banner and facade will be finalized within the next two months, and the interior layout will give the store a more modern look, while sporting the BMR colours. With its 10,000 square-foot floor space, the store offers a wide selection of products, making this store the place to go in the area.

The BMR Perkins store will run under the BMR banner and provide customers a selection of nearly 17,000 products, including hardware products, seasonal products, and building materials.

About BMR

BMR Group is a subsidiary of Sollio Cooperative Group, which includes nearly 300 renovation centres and hardware stores in Québec, Ontario, and the Maritime provinces. Retail sales for BMR Group and its members are estimated at more than $1.3 billion per year and some 8,000 people work within the network.
BMR Group is the leading Québec player in the hardware industry and operates under the BMR, La Shop BMR, Agrizone, and Potvin & Bouchard banners.

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