November 27, 2009 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Guided Individual Tours of the 2010 RONA Spring Show

BOUCHERVILLE, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 27, 2009) - RONA Inc. (TSX:RON), the largest Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware, renovation and gardening products, is inviting media representatives for individual guided tours of its 64th Spring Show on Friday, November 27 and to enjoy advanced previews of the latest products RONA will be offering in 2010.

Running this year under the theme Doing It Right, the RONA Spring Show is an annual private event where the company and more than 250 supplier-exhibitors present the dealer-owners and managers of the nearly 700 stores in the RONA network with the newest products, services and exclusivities that will be available in store as of spring 2010.

The RONA Spring Show is a unique opportunity to meet the managers and merchandisers that will be presenting their category strategies based on anticipated trends for 2010. The event includes some 130,000 ft2 of the latest paint, tiles, floor coverings, interior decorating items, tools, storage solutions, car products, plumbing, ventilation, kitchen items, electrical, lighting, household articles, seasonal products like barbecues and garden furniture, and construction materials. This year the Spring Show will also present RONA's brand-new STUDIO by RONA store concept.

RONA executive vice president of merchandising Normand Dumont will be on hand for interviews and photos.

What: Individual 30-minute tours, by advance reservation

When: Friday, November 27 starting at 9:00 AM

Where: Palais des congres de Montreal, 159 Saint-Antoine West,
Montreal, Quebec
Press office - Room 524A

For logistical reasons, we ask that you make an appointment for a guided tour and confirm your interview requests in advance.

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