July 19, 2017

In 1979, home centers took bold steps toward vivid interior design. Some worked. Some didn't.

July 18, 2017

Here's a new program that aims to empower customers with more can-do DIY aptitude.

July 17, 2017

Lampert's hedge fund is giving Sears Holdings an additional $200 million credit line. (Source: Business Insider)

July 13, 2017

The Sears Holdings CEO is seeking access to Sears Canada restructuring documents. Sears Canada has also signed a number of non-disclosure agreements recently. (Source: Reuters)

July 12, 2017

What do you know? A smaller-format retailer beat out big-box competitors as the nation's favorite home improvement retailer.

July 10, 2017

Lampert's hedge fund is considering a deal with Sears Canada, which is aiming to restructure itself under bankruptcy protection. The news comes as Sears Holdings announced an additional 43 Sears and Kmart store closings. (Source: Reuters)

July 6, 2017

A business partner since 2009 is acquired by the home improvement giant.

June 30, 2017

HBSDealer's sister publication, Chain Store Age, spoke with Homeister about The Tile Shop and its plans for the future. 

June 29, 2017

Here's one perspective on how Lowe's can benefit from its recent acquisition of Maintenance Supply Headquarters. (Source: Forbes)

June 28, 2017

With tremendous retail pedigree, a home center concept comes and goes.

June 26, 2017

Lowe's is officially welcoming the multifamily MRO distributor to the family.

June 23, 2017

The former Lowe’s executive earns high praise at Global DIY Summit.

June 23, 2017

These closings are in addition to the 245 that were already announced this year. Here's the full list. (Source: Business Insider)

June 23, 2017

A new location in Pharr, Texas, will boast Sears' first Appliances & Mattresses store format.

June 21, 2017

Revisiting Ray Branisel’s great, Colonial, home-center experiment outside of Cleveland.

June 16, 2017

In Redding, California, Home Depot and Lowe’s are told their outdoor storage and displays may violate city rules. (Source: Redding Record Searchlight)

June 14, 2017

Step right up to the greatest show in home improvement: the 70s-style DIY fair.

June 13, 2017

The Lowe’s smart home merchandise mix offers more than just the Iris platform.

June 13, 2017

Sears Holdings is reducing headcount as part of its ongoing effort to deliver $1.25 billion in annualized cost reductions. It's also losing a key online executive.

June 12, 2017

A number of Lowe's suppliers are leasing space inside of a renovated textile mill in Mooresville, North Carolina -- five minutes from corporate headquarters. (Source: Charlotte Business Journal)

June 9, 2017

Ikea is getting in on the online marketplace game.

June 9, 2017

Sears is freshening up its offering through a new partnership.

June 8, 2017

Lowe's is making its third round of job cuts this year, laying off more than 100 information technology workers and outsourcing some of those jobs to India. (Source: Associated Press)

June 8, 2017

Though Sears recently resolved a previous issue with a Craftsman supplier, the retailer is now suing another Craftsman tool vendor. (Source: Business Insider)