PRO Group, Inc. is a retailers' cooperative and distributors' cooperative with over $3 billion in annual sales. It has over 29 distributor-members serving 75,000 retail stores, and is the largest wholesale marketing organization in the United States. It is based in Denver, Colorado and was founded in 1953.
The company's retail formats include:
- PRO Hardware
- Farm Mart
It formerly had a division: National Paint Distributors, but that was disbanded.
- Val-Test Distributors
- Distribution America
- Reliable Distributors
- Associated Building Materials Distributors
- Focus on independence turns to Pro Group: Brief Article Home Channel News, Feb 5, 2001 by Scott Larson[dead link]