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 future is now for Matt Woods. The CEO of Woods Hardware, with five full-line hardware stores in the Cincinnati area, took home the 2018 Reimagine Retail award at the National Hardware Show for reinventive vision and execution by independent home improvement retailers.
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.
Lowe’s is tying Super Bowl tickets into its Black Friday promotion.
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.
Ace Hardware has appointed Kirk Armstrong to the position of vp/distribution and supply chain innovation. Armstrong will report directly to Lori Bossmann, evp/chief supply chain officer.
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.