Anthony Hurst has been appointed president, Lowe’s Canada, pending work authorization which is expected in February. He will report to president and CEO Marvin Ellison and will be based in Boucherville, Quebec.
The Home Depot has been recognized as a global leader on corporate climate action for its efforts to reduce its environmental impact and build a more sustainable future for consumers and their homes.
The Home Depot Foundation has committed up to $250,000 in response to the continued earthquake activity in Puerto Rico.
Google Cloud and Lowe’s are expanding their work together to create a technology foundation to help the home improvement retailer deliver customer experiences and empower store associates with tools to better serve customers.
Lowe’s has appointed Marisa Thalberg as evp/chief brand and marketing officer, effective February 10. Thalberg joins the company most recently from Taco Bell where she served as global chief brand officer.
Lowe’s plans to hire more than 53,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal associates across its more than 1,700 U.S. stores this spring, with hiring events slated for all store locations over the next three months.
Lowe’s has partnered with Yardi, a provider of property and asset management software in North America, to offer its users the ability to purchase products from LowesForPros.com beginning in January 2020.
Tractor Supply Company has named Hal Lawton as its president, CEO and a member of the board of directors, effective January 13, 2020. Lawton, who is currently president of Macy’s, will succeed Tractor Supply’s CEO Greg Sandfort, who previously announced his intent to retire.
The fourth annual Home Improvement eRetailer Summit, held in Chicago, provided an information-packed exchange for retailers and suppliers looking to optimize their participation in a growing e-commerce market for home improvement.
Lowe’s U.S. home improvement stores progressed in the third quarter, while the retailer said it is undertaking a strategic review to improve its Canadian operations.
Ace Hardware is kicking off its first-ever Thanksgrilling events this year to help inspire consumers to make their Thanksgiving meal with unique recipes and grilling tips and tricks.
Tractor Supply Company has named Christine Belknap vp/leadership development, training, diversity and inclusion.
Blain’s Farm & Fleet has reached an agreement for a fifth Michigan location in the city of Walker at the Standale Shopping District. The Walker store is slated to open in Fall 2020.