Ace Hardware Corporation has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in e-commerce startup, The Grommet.
In a move to boost the service component of its business, the Ikea Group has signed a conditional agreement to acquire TaskRabbit, a company that provides consumers with independent contractors for everyday needs.
The Home Improvement eRetailer Summit, postponed last week because of Hurricane Irma, has been rescheduled for November 29 through December 1 at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, FL.
Lowe’s is launching two mobile apps using Apple’s new ARKit capabilities, Measured by Lowe’s and Envisioned by The Mine, to provide augmented reality designing options for consumers.
Lowe’s has appointed Michael West as svp/supply chain field operations, effective September 25. He will report to chief supply chain officer Brent Kirby.
The Home Depot is set to join Google Express this fall, adding the ability for its customers to shop through voice with the assistant on Google Home.
As Houston and areas of Southeastern Texas deal with record rainfall and flooding from Hurricane Harvey, several retailers are stepping up efforts to help residents in the area recover from the storm.
True Value Company saw its comps edge up in the second quarter, as the hardware cooperative said it progressed with its multi-year strategic growth plan.
While Lowe’s reported that its results were pressured by operating margins, the home improvement retailer still boosted its net sales, comps and earnings in the second quarter.