Jamaica | Feb 2, 2023

Hardware & Lumber launches new store concept with Town Centre in Ocho Rios

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Marcus Richards, Managing Director, Hardware & Lumber Limited, addresses guests at the recent launch of the H&L Town Centre. (Photo: Contributed)

Hardware & Lumber Limited (H&L) has launched a new store concept which brings its five banner brands under one roof to serve retail customers and trade professionals on the north coast.

This new store adds to the company’s existing locations as it continues to expand its brand across the country.

“We already have 17 locations across the island, but this new store concept is the template for the evolution of how we will deliver the best brands and services to our trade and retail customers,” said Marcus Richards, managing director, Hardware & Lumber Limited.

Joe Bogdanovich, director, Hardware & Lumber Limited greets Kerry Edwards, general manager, H&L Rpaid True Value at the opening of the new concept store, H& Town Centre in Ocho Rios.  (Photo: Contributed)

Located on Main Street, Ocho Rios, with over 72,000 square feet, the new Town Centre features all H&L brands in one location.

– H&L Rapid True Value, a hardware superstore for trade professionals and a home improvement destination for do-it-yourselfers.

-H&L Agro, Jamaica’s leading agricultural inputs provider.

-Regency Blinds, the leading manufacturer of custom blinds, shades, and awnings.

-Hardware & Lumber Wholesale, building material supplier to contractors, wholesalers, and hardware stores.

Brown Box, an international courier, and the newest H&L company.

A look inside the new H&L Town Centre in Ocho Rios. (Photo: Contributed)

“The new H&L Town Centre brings our scale, strength, and expertise under one roof, a proposition unlike anything else in the market,” said Richards.

The company will roll out the Town Centre concept in its network to leverage robust traffic and conversion rates and historically solid brand awareness across the country. 

With strong relationships with global suppliers and deep knowledge of the Jamaican market, H&L serves thousands of customers with more than 300 brands.

More about H&L’s newest company

The debut of courier company Brown Box marks H&L’s entry to a new business segment, using its established track record and decades of experience in logistics power to help online shoppers bring their purchases to their door.

In addition to being a forwarding service for clothing, small technology, and personal care items Jamaicans typically purchase online, Brown Box will differ from other couriers through its ability to ship large items like furniture, large appliances, and equipment.

The company is launched as an exclusive benefit for members of the H&L Loyalty programme.

In addition to H&L Town Center service locations are at H&L Rapid True Value stores in Lane Plaza and Mandeville and online at


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