Digital News Digest

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: 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: 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
January 8, 2018

REPORT: A steady 20 for Contractors Building Supply

Marietta, Ohio, dealer continues to flourish while serving pros and DIYers. (Source: News and Sentinel) read more