May 24, 2017

Lowe's reported a substantial backslide in earnings during the first quarter, and a double-digit sales increase that fell below market expectations.

May 18, 2017

The retailer said it is submitting plans to the Town of Cary, N.C., for a potential Raleigh-area store.

May 18, 2017

Lowe's is acquiring Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a distributor of maintenance, repair and operations products to the multifamily housing industry.

May 17, 2017

Home Depot’s EVP of merchandising points to e-commerce, and the pro.

May 16, 2017

CEO Craig Menear points to broad-based growth in the first quarter of 2017.

May 16, 2017

The retailer (together with Apex Tools) has lost a $6 million patent infringement lawsuit over their production of a tool similar to the Bionic Wrench. (Source: Chicago Business Journal)

May 15, 2017

The Sears CEO published a confrontational blog post targeted at Craftsman supplier One World, whom he accused of "seeking to embarrass us in the media to force us to let them out of their contract." (Source: Chicago Business Journal)

May 15, 2017

No, it's not a sci-fi thriller. Lowe's employees are using exoskeletons to lift heavy objects via a pilot program at a store in Christiansburg, Virginia. (Source: Quartz)

May 10, 2017

In a rare interview, Sears chairman and CEO Edward Lampert discussed the damage done to his empire's image.

May 9, 2017

Lowe's has added a professional monitoring service to its Iris smart home security system.

May 3, 2017

Georgia-based multi-channel specialty retailer with 70-plus stores hits the NYSE.

May 3, 2017

A proposed settlement over a 2014 breach could become a sort of gold standard for corporate security governance. (Source: Bloomberg BNA)

May 2, 2017

From the archives: a New Orleans institution braces for warehouse competition.

May 1, 2017

Meanwhile, The Home Depot points to a $250 million commitment to veterans housing. 

April 26, 2017

From the archives and the year 1976, this item was rolling off the shelves.

April 24, 2017

News flash: this retailer is not giving away $50 coupons for everyone to celebrate Mother’s Day. (Source: WSB-TV Atlanta)

April 24, 2017

Sears Holdings has a new finance chief — again.

April 20, 2017

Business Insider has compiled a list of Sears stores that have shuttered their doors recently, which outpaces the amount of store closings announced by Sears earlier this year. (Source: Business Insider)

April 19, 2017

The Home Depot intends to make a dent in consumer energy and greenhouse gas emissions.

April 19, 2017

Inside or outside? That was the home center merchandising question of 1982.

 

April 18, 2017

The Austin, Texas-based cooler company says it is protecting its trademarks from the likes of Home Depot USA and Takeya USA Corp. (Source: The Austin American Statesman)

April 12, 2017

At the 1978 Home Center Show, Hechinger’s chairman sounded off.

April 11, 2017

Hhgregg plans to close all 220 stores by the end of May.

April 11, 2017

Here’s how the Texas-based company says it’s going to restore growth and profitability.