Home Depot ranks first, followed by Lowe’s, and many of the names are the same on HBSDealer’s annual ranking of home improvement retailers — but the competitive environment faces a revolution.
There is a lot of disagreement over what to do with proprietary table-saw safety technology.
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Try searching for "forklift accidents" on the internet and you'll see what I mean. These videos demonstrate that safety measures can’t be exaggerated. And companies at the top embrace that attitude.
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Georgia-based Construction Suppliers Association and the OKlahoma Lumbermen's Association will merge in a move described as a strategy to maintain "critical mass."
Weyerhaeuser said it has determined a noticeable odor in certain newly constructed homes is related to a recent formula change to the Flak Jacket coating. The company said it is fixing the problem, with remediation costs estimated in excess of $50 million.
Wheel barrows, shovels and engineered wood floors were among the Made-in-USA products on display at the White House for the Made in America Product Showcase.
Stores in various stages of coming and going, from Hazen Lumber in Lansing, Michigan, to Ganahl Lumber Co. in Torrance, California.
With its acquisition of the former C-R Reload Center in Burnet, Texas, McCoy’s Building Supply introduces MC Reload.
The recently opened Makerspace in Towson, Md., is a 4,500-sq.-ft. workshop dedicated to innovation. The facility will provide space for Stanley Black & Decker employees bringing innovative ideas to life, and it will serve as a resource to the Greater Baltimore community.
In a not-so-futuristic world where robots and algorithms take over tasks and jobs once accomplished by human workers, it’s antithetical to say “people skills” would be the No. 1 ability future leaders need. But, it’s true.
Sunshine Ace Hardware encourages customers to watch their step with the Step Smart Collier coalition and Step Smart Home Audit Checklists.
The NLBMDA makes the case for preservation of the Mortgage Interest Deduction.
Check out HBSDealer's annual roundup of bath and plumbing notables, from a Drummonds Bute Tub statement piece to a generously sized laundry sink from Blanco.