Boucherville, November 30, 2017 – Groupe BMR is very proud to announce that Quincaillerie Rousseau has joined its network as a BMR dealer. Quincaillerie Rousseau is a family run business that has been based in Saint-Lambert on the south shore of Montreal for 82 years. They have decided to change their group affiliation after operating under the same banner for the past 42 years.

“It is with great confidence that we have decided to join together with BMR, a consolidation that fully understands the needs of a neighbourhood hardware store such as ours. The values of BMR, a Quebec-based company that is highly aware of its impact in local communities where its stores are located, entirely overlap with ours. Moreover, we will now be able to offer higher quality products at more competitive prices, both to consumers and entrepreneurs alike,” says Philippe Desjardins, owner of Quincaillerie Rousseau.

“Founded three generations ago, Quincaillerie Rousseau is a truly inspiring family business that we warmly welcome within our network, 300 stores strong. We pledge to be the best partner possible, to help the Desjardins family to grow even stronger and to help them meet their customer’s needs better than ever,” says Pierre Nolet, Vice-President of Business Development for Groupe BMR.

A Complete Makeover to Mark Its Banner Change
Rousseau Hardware store will rejuvenate as it changes banner! The store will have a complete makeover to follow the changes in trends as well as being more user-friendly. As per the company’s reputation which started 82 years ago, the store will continue to offer a customized service.


Groupe BMR is a subsidiary of Sollio Cooperative Group, which includes more than 275 renovation centres and hardware stores in Quebec, Ontario and the Maritime provinces. Retail sales for Groupe BMR and its members are estimated at more than $1.5 billion per year and some 8,000 people work within the network. Groupe BMR is the leading Quebec player in the hardware industry and operates under the BMR, Agrizone and Potvin & Bouchard banners. 


Kaven Delarosbil
Director, Communications and Events
BMR Group
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