September 28, 2015

"The flames just got bigger and bigger," said a witness. "I watched the roof cave in and electric cables just melt from the heat."
Source: The Orlando Sentinal

September 28, 2015

In Russia, cameras caught a man stuffing a large power drill down his pants before calmly walking out of the store. Security was Nyet good.
Source: Daily Mirror

September 28, 2015

The president of the U.S. Green Building Council describes in detail the “exciting, new demand for green buildings.”
Source: The Huffington Post


September 10, 2015

Fire and burn hazards are at hand.

September 4, 2015

Here’s what Zillow says about the state of home values.

September 4, 2015

The co-op’s event hits Chicago in September.

September 1, 2015

A company with a family foundation and a growth trajectory

August 18, 2015

Does your company expect you to respond to midnight emails?

August 17, 2015

HIRI takes a deep dive into sources for trends generated by social media activity.

July 20, 2015

Data from the Home Improvement Research Institute Contractor Study.

July 17, 2015

Controversy erupts over a table-saw safety feature.

June 25, 2015

Sears has opened a new connected home flagship store near Silicon Valley.

June 22, 2015

Here’s what follows a learning thermostat and a talking smoke alarm.

June 19, 2015

A leading home improvement research organization unveils a new website.

June 16, 2015 is reportedly expanding the assortment of items eligible for free two-day shipping for members of its Prime paid subscription.

June 4, 2015

“It is the most powerful and most compact impact driver ever made by Makita,” the company said.

May 29, 2015

The preferred-status program aims to align contractors with leading brands.

May 22, 2015

A ready-mix cement leader reflects on 75 years in the home improvement and home building business.

May 19, 2015

Multiple new member programs highlight the co-op’s May Market in Indianapolis.

May 13, 2015

At Indianapolis this weekend: A 70th anniversary, BOGOs and e-commerce.

May 8, 2015

The ProDealer Industry Summit will be held at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado with top LBM leaders, manufacturers, and industry experts.

April 28, 2015

The new MidWest Gloves & Gear Website features an improved search engine optimization for customer ease.

April 14, 2015

In the modern history of the Golden Hammer, a roll-call of worthy retailers have been recognized as “Retailer of the Year."

April 9, 2015

Outdoor storage is developing a greater importance.