September 17, 2015

North America holds the key to the company's global development.

September 17, 2015

Sapphire Supply combines complete materials estimating and structural frame design.

September 17, 2015

The newest incarnation of the Roomba is smart-home savvy.

August 14, 2015

Plumbing group’s stats point to need for consumer incentives.

July 20, 2015

The distributor looks to add value in San Antonio.

June 19, 2015

The distributor has added Ox products to its distribution lineup in Houston.

June 10, 2015

Brick-and-mortar stores are still relevant, with 87% of consumers planning to shop physical retail at least as often as they did in 2014, according to a study by TimeTrade Systems.

May 3, 2015

As the house gets smarter and more connected, so too are ventilation bath fans. Take for example, the Home NetWerks Bluetooth Bath Fan.

April 2, 2015

LIFX, maker of the Kickstarter-funded smart bulb, has added a new value bulb to its Wi-Fi-enabled product offering.

March 31, 2015

Quikrete is the latest building materials player to jump on board the mobile app train.

March 6, 2015

Bosch has come out with a new horizontal cross-line laser that offers 360-degree line coverage.

February 10, 2015

Tractor Supply Company's board of directors has welcomed its newest member, Keith Halbert, a former Home Depot executive.

December 30, 2014

Ace Hardware of Titusville (Florida), now celebrating its 50th year in business, has rolled out a systems upgrade with the Epicor Eagle N Series.

December 29, 2014

Editor picks include Home Depot’s efforts in the SEO field, and the death of Jesse Goodale, 97, a co-founder of Riverhead Building Supply. 

• At The Home Depot, a lot of thought is going into search engine optimization (SEO). And owning the letter “H” is a key. (source: CIO) Read more. 

December 23, 2014

Behind painters, plumbers and handyman ranked second and third – not surprising given the yearlong consistency homeowners have for their services.

December 18, 2014

Kwikset has expanded the reach of its Kevo automated smart lock to the Android market with the release of a new Android-compatible app.

December 12, 2014

Here are three lessons learned from the West Coast storms this week: When it rains, it pours. Better safe than sorry. And retail is detail.

In the San Francisco Bay area and Silicon Valley, Eric Hassett of Hassett Ace Hardware came to grips with all three lessons during the state’s headline-grabbing deluge. There were reports of 12 inches falling overnight in some counties -- high winds, widespread power outages and fears of mudslides.

October 31, 2014

It’s the year 2025.

October 15, 2014

The Kenmore Elite brand has nabbed the top spot on J.D. Power's 2014 Laundry Appliance Satisfaction Study and the J.D. Power 2014 Kitchen Appliance Satisfaction Study.

Kenmore Elite scored an 816 out of 1,000, ranking highest among all other top-load washers. It ranked best for its performance and reliability, features and warranty.

October 13, 2014

Kmart said its store payment systems were penetrated by cybercriminals who used a form of malware undetectable by current anti-virus systems.

The retailer said its information technology team on October 9 detected its payment data systems had been breached and immediately launched a full investigation working with a leading IT security firm. It was determined the breach began in early September and upon detection Kmart said it was able to quickly remove the malware.

October 7, 2014

Lumber Liquidators has embraced The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation's Energy For Life Walkathon series, a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the disorder.

The retailer will be sustaining its sponsorship of the Foundation, a partnership it began in 2013 as part of its philanthropic program, Lay it Forward. It has donated tens of thousands of dollars toward the effort since.

September 24, 2014

GE’s latest offering in the appliance section involves a next-level combination microwave/wall oven featuring GE’s most advanced cooking technology.

The Advantium Speedcooking Oven performs four functions in one: speedcook, European convection, microwave and warming/proofing. Additionally, it installs easily in kitchens that are already set up with a built-in microwave/wall oven set.

August 22, 2014

Cary Dunston has been named president and COO at American Woodmark Corporation, in which role he will assume the added responsibility for the company's finance and information technology operations.

August 6, 2014

Austin, Texas-based Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today unveiled the Epicor Eagle N Series.

The solution is described as next-generation retail management software for independent retail businesses. Part of the improvement is a simplified user interface, the company said.