Digital News Digest

December 14, 2016

REPORT: Here comes the snow sales

An arctic blast moved cold air into the United States, where the year's first snow fall moved shovels off the shelves in Ohio. (Source: News 5 Cleveland) read more
December 13, 2016

REPORT: A final ruling on washer dumping

The Department of Commerce has issued a final ruling regarding Whirlpool's charges against Samsung and LG, who have been found guilty of violating U.S. and international trade laws. (Source: Grand Rapids Business Journal) read more
December 8, 2016

REPORT: Eldredge Lumber expands

Seeing room to grow, a new owner takes over Rufus Deerling Lumber Company in Portland, Maine, a 162-year-old business. (Source: Seacoast Online)  read more
December 7, 2016

REPORT: In Hawaii, an anniversary and a renovation

HPM Building Supply celebrates 95 years in business with an inside-and-out renovation of its Big Island facility. (Source: West Hawaii Today) read more
December 5, 2016

REPORT: Lampert eyes a bigger stake in SHOS

Sears Holdings CEO Eddie Lampert has proposed to buy a bigger stake in Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc., which was spun off from the parent company in 2012. (Source: Reuters) read more
December 2, 2016

REPORT: No ban on sales to protestors, despite tweets

Social media said one thing, but Ace Hardware says another: there has been no ban on sales to Dakota Access pipeline protesters. (Source: ABC News) read more
December 1, 2016

REPORT: New territory for Big R

A move into Ohio -- and into a former Sears store -- for the Watseka, Illinois-based family of Big R Stores. (Source: The Courier)  read more
November 30, 2016

REPORT: Weyerhaeuser finds a home in Seattle

The company's new headquarters is strategically poised in a busy urban market -- and speaks to a nationwide shift in recruitment best practices. (Source: The New York Times) read more
November 29, 2016

REPORT: It's about to be a buyer's market again

A new report from Zillow suggests the balance of power may shift from sellers to buyers in 2019. (Source: Business Insider) read more
November 28, 2016

REPORT: Pennsylvania yard in flames

It's still unclear what started the blaze at Beans Lumber in Upper Providence, but the damage is done. (Source: The Times Herald) read more
November 23, 2016

REPORT: Depot gets a D+ on toxic chemical use

A new report from D.C.-based Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families evaluates how major retailers stand on toxic chemical use. (Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle) read more
November 22, 2016

REPORT: Forklift fatality at California yard

An investigation continues regarding a fatal industrial accident at a San Francisco Lumber Yard. (Source: SFist) read more
November 17, 2016

REPORT: Up close and personal with the women of T.H. Guerry Lumber Company

Lynda Guerry Beam, owner and chairman of the board, and Lindy Beam Wheat, Beam’s daughter and vice president, play pivotal roles at T.H. Guerry. (Source: Business in Savannah) read more
November 11, 2016

REPORT: Product chief at Porch hits the road

As the employee count dwindles at the Seattle-based home improvement industry start up, the chief product officer leaves after only a year. (Source: GeekWire)  read more
November 8, 2016

REPORT: Change of gears for new store owners

After an acquisition, a family jumps back into business -- this time as Ken's Ace Hardware. (Source: Southeast Missourian) read more