Annual gains in homeowner spending for improvements and repairs are set to give out by the second half of next year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Ace Hardware has completed the acquisition of Handyman Matters, a franchisor of home repair, maintenance, and improvement services based in Denver. Handyman Matters will become Ace Handyman Services and operate as a new stand-alone, subsidiary of Ace Hardware Corp.
Lowe’s is partnering with the National Football League and will carry more than 10,000 licensed NFL-branded items online that are positioned at fans who are tailgating or watching games at home.
Tractor Supply Company’s new distribution center in Frankfort, New York, has achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Ace Hardware tied with True Value for highest in customer satisfaction among home improvement retail stores in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Home Improvement Retailer Satisfaction Study.