October 4, 2023

Do it Best announces fall 2023 Open Buying Day

Do it Best has set the date of its fall Open Buying Day for November 1, as the company continues to enhance the selection of potential products it offers its member-owners from domestic and international vendors.

Open Buying Day will be held at Do it Best world headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN. Qualified vendors will meet with the Merchandising team to introduce their company and products, as well as learn about the potential of a business relationship with Do it Best.

“Our Open Buying Day events continue to deliver outstanding results for our vendors and member-owners alike,” says Vice President of Merchandising Jason Stofleth. “It provides vendors with opportunities to efficiently and effectively share their products with thousands of independent business owners around the world, thanks to our extensive distribution network. Additionally, discovering these new vendors and innovative products plays an important role in further driving our members’ growth.”

The newest Do it Best vendors will receive featured placement at the company’s semi-annual markets. The company’s spring market will be held March 23–25, 2024 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX, and next year’s fall marketing will be held September 6–9, 2024 at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis.

Vendors interested in participating should visit to complete the registration questionnaire, which begins the registration process. Participation includes a required $200 non-refundable donation to the Do it Best Foundation. Space is limited.

About Do it Best

Based in Fort Wayne, IN, Do it Best is the only US-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber, and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. With annual sales of nearly $5 billion, Do it Best serves thousands of member-owned locations across the United States and in more than 50 other countries. For more information, visit and follow us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and X.

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Taylor Feighner, Ferguson Advertising