Digital News Digest

September 19, 2017

REPORT: Google and the pro

A new app from the digital powerhouse is designed to help handymen like painters and plumbers get discovered. (Source: Digital Trends) read more
February 13, 2018

REPORT: Equifax hires Home Depot security executive

Home Depot hired Jamil Farshchi in 2015 as chief information security officer after a data breach. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) read more
February 12, 2018

REPORT: Arthur Blank talks QB salaries

The co-founder of The Home Depot and owner of the Atlanta Falcons was asked for his take on escalating salaries in the National Football League. Here's his response. (Source: ESPN) read more
February 9, 2018

REPORT: Obituary for Henry Page Jr.

The CEO of H.G. Page & Sons Lumber and ENAP co-founder also served as president of the Mid-Hudson Lumber Dealers Association and was Lumberman of the Year in 1990. (The Poughkeepsie Journal) read more
February 9, 2018

REPORT: Brown’s True Value Hardware grows in Iowa City

The business, dating back to the 1890s, will move into a new, larger location this summer. (Iowa City Press-Citizen) read more
February 9, 2018

REPORT: Revell Ace Hardware expands in Mississippi

Jackson, Miss., is home for the Ace dealer’s seventh store. (The Northside Sun) read more
February 9, 2018

REPORT: Stanley Black & Decker adding 400 jobs in Baltimore County

The average salary for the new jobs will be $60,000. (The Baltimore Sun) read more
February 1, 2018

REPORT: Tesla forms solar partnership with The Home Depot

Tesla will have its own solar selling space in 800 U.S. Home Depot stores. (Source: CNBC) read more
February 1, 2018

REPORT: Sears cuts 220 corporate jobs

The job cuts, primarily at the retailer’s Hoffman Estates, Ill., headquarters, are effective immediately. (Source: CNBC) read more
January 26, 2018

REPORT: Rooms to Go moves into patio

Rooms to Go, a $2.3 billion retailer with 135 stores enters the backyard business with the acquisition of South Florida-based Carl's Patio. (Source: Tampa Bay Business Journal) read more
January 25, 2018

REPORT: Dealer aids California wildfire battle

Willits Power and Hardware repairs firefighters' chainsaws while providing generators and lighting. (Independent We Stand) read more
January 23, 2018

REPORT: Trump plays tariff card

The President seeks to protect American interests by slapping duties on imported solar panels and washing machines. (Source: ABC News) read more
January 22, 2018

REPORT: Aubuchon Hardware goes digital

The 110-year-old hardware store chain continues to evolve and refresh. (Source: Telegram.com) read more
January 19, 2018

REPORT: a new Ace in Kalamazoo

A hardware store is part of the plans for a ground-up shopping center in Michigan. read more
January 12, 2018

REPORT: Shirley Hardware makes a comeback

A Main Street staple is returning to an Indiana town after closing nearly a year ago. (Daily Reporter)
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January 12, 2018

REPORT: Canada files trade challenges with WTO

The continuing softwood lumber dispute is among the list of Canada’s trade complaints against the United States. (BBC News) read more