>Sonora / Tuolumne News, Sports, & Weather, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, Jamestown | Union Democrat

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Home arrow News arrow Calendar arrow Calaveras Lumber buying J.S. West

Calaveras Lumber buying J.S. West

Sonora’s Ace hardware and lumber store owned by J.S. West is being sold to a Calaveras County retailer.

The store, at 730 S.Washington St., and its merchandise will be sold to Calaveras Lumber as of Sept. 4, according to a county filing. Calaveras Lumber is located in Angels Camp and also operates an Ace Hardware retail franchise.

The move will be the latest in a series of changes over the past three years in the local hardware market. In 2011, Sonora retailer Andy’s Hardware closed its doors after operating for more than 50 years.

Last June, regional chain Orchard Supply Hardware was bought out by mega-retailer Lowe’s but remains open. Lowe’s opened its doors in Sonora in 2010.

The announcement was posted in a newspaper notice to creditors of bulk sale, which is required when some businesses transfer their assets to another party. It describes assets to be transferred as “all stock in trade, furniture, fixtures, equipment and goodwill.”

Messages left with management at the Sonora store and ownership at Calaveras Lumber were not returned to The Union Democrat, and employees did not comment on the sale. J.S. West Vice President Mike West declined to comment. 

  

For the complete story, see the Aug. 21 edition of The Union Democrat.      


Follow UnionDemocrat.com

News
Local / Sports / Business / Stocks / News of Record / State / Nation/World / Obituaries / Submit News
Opinion
Editorials / Letters
Photos
Union Democrat Photos / Community Photos /
Classifieds
Search Classifieds / Jobs / Autos / Homes / Rentals / Place an Ad
Online Extras
Weather / Local Business Links / Community Links / Photo Reprints
Union Democrat
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Site Map

© Copyright 2001 - 2015 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use