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.
Annual gains in homeowner spending on improvements are expected to moderate across more than half of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas in 2019, according to new projections released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Do it Best Corp. has named a new director of international sales with its promotion of Scott Sproul, effective immediately.
In the spirit of Memorial Day, Ace Hardware is again collaborating with the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Ace Hardware is pledging to give out 1 million American flags nationwide on Saturday, May 25.
New licensed housewares lines greeted a steady flow of home improvement retail buyers Tuesday, May 7, on the opening day of the 2019 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.
The Home Depot said that Carol Tomé, chief financial officer and evp/corporate services, has decided to retire on August 31, 2019, after 24 years of service. Richard McPhail, svp/finance control and administration, will be promoted to evp/chief financial officer following her retirement.
The 2019 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas (May 7-9) marks the 14th year for HomeWorld Business as the show’s official housewares publication. The partnership reflects the commitment by the show to keep housewares in the home improvement retailing spotlight.
Tractor Supply Company rolled through a strong first quarter ended March 30, 2019, with solid comparable store and seasonal sales growth.
More than 60 organizations have developed and launched ‘Generation T,’ a movement intended to help fill the skilled trade gap that analysts predict will leave three million jobs open by 2028. The initiative is led by home improvement retailer Lowe’s.
Annual gains in home improvement and repair are projected to continue decelerating through early 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.
The National Hardware Show has slated True Value Company president and CEO John Hartmann as a keynote speaker at the upcoming show, to be held May 7 to 9.
Parvez Patel, general manager for eFaucets.com and Hausera.com, will be the keynote speaker at the 4th annual Home Improvement eRetailer Summit, set for November 6-8 at the Hotel Monaco Chicago in downtown Chicago.
Ace Hardware is rolling out a “Buy Online, Deliver from Store” program at participating locations across the country. The new delivery option is a key feature of the enhanced e-commerce site, AceHardware.com.