Merchandise Department Bolstered

Tara Spengen, Carol Crystal, Craig Thompson, and Meriyem Kaf are directors in the merchandise department at Home Hardware Stores Limited. Spengen has over 25 years of retail experience at ACI Brands INC, Korhani Home, Walmart Canada, and Hudson’s Bay Company. With almost 20 years of retail experience, Crystal previously was with Lowe’s Canada, Walmart Canada, and Hudson’s Bay. Thompson’s most recent role was as a commercial planning and analytics leader at Walmart Canada. Kaf brings over 14 years of retail industry experience from Walmart Canada, Sobeys, and AC Nielsen to her newly-created position. Spengen, Crystal, and Thompson are directors of merchandise hardlines while Kaf is director of merchandise strategy and execution.