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.
Two more e-commerce experts have joined the lineup of retailers who will participate in the one-on-one meetings with suppliers during the upcoming Home Improvement eRetailer Summit, scheduled for November 6-8, 2019, at the Hotel Monaco Chicago in downtown Chicago.
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.
The 4th annual Home Improvement eRetailer Summit is set for November 6-8 at the Hotel Monaco Chicago.
This is the eighth installment of a special series, presented by the National Hardware Show, exploring key trends and developments driving the growth of housewares and home goods in the home improvement retail business.
True Value President and CEO John Hartmann provided the keynote address at the recent National Hardware Show. In an exclusive interview with HomeWorld Business, Hartmann outlined how True Value’s recapitalization a year ago transformed its co-operative corporate structure, fueling reinvestment in its independent hardware store members while recharging its marketing and strategy for new generation of first-time home owners and do-it-yourselfers.
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.
Growth in residential remodeling spending is expected to slow considerably by the middle 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.
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.