August 14, 2015

There’s something about election season that spurs safe sales.

August 10, 2015

Houston-based distributor points to new capabilities.

July 14, 2015

The new hire will be in charge of Shop Your Way, among other things.

June 25, 2015

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

June 19, 2015

An orange apron joins the board at Barnes & Noble Inc.

May 28, 2015

David M. Lilly, the fourth president of The Toro Company and the former Dean of what is now the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, has been honored by both establishments.

April 27, 2015

The recent Home Improvement Research Institute spring conference was the last for Dennis Neumann, HIRI board president.

 
April 20, 2015

The new CEO brings a wide rang of leadership experience, including private equity, manufacturing and distribution and a stint as VP at Empire Distribution.

April 17, 2015

The acquisition-spree continues for US LBM, now operating in 21 states with some 131 locations.

April 7, 2015

APA-The Engineered Wood Association recently secured its membership in the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) to better support its members involved in the Canadian market.

March 5, 2015

Just ahead of International Women's Day this March 8, HBSDealer had an opportunity to talk to some prominent women in the hardware industry.

February 20, 2015

PPG Industries has updated its executive management structure with the appointment of a new president.

February 18, 2015

A retail conversation centers on security, plus Chip and PIN and tokenization -- terms you haven't heard the last of.

February 17, 2015

Describing cyberspace as the new "wild, wild West," President Barack Obama on Friday said that while everyone expects the government to be the sheriff, the private sector must do more to stop cyberattacks.

February 13, 2015

 At a Cybersecurity Summit, assorted advocacy groups are urging the White House to take steps to improve cybersecurity for retail transactions.

February 10, 2015

A West Coast hardware industry icon -- and a division of Lowe’s -- has named Bob Tellier as president, HBSDealer has learned.

January 23, 2015

Wagner SprayTech Corporation has named Greg McGuirk president of Wagner SprayTech North America, effective Feb. 1.

January 9, 2015

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's Scotts LawnService business has expanded its stake in the pest control market with the acquisition of Action Pest Control, Inc.

January 8, 2015

Bob Mikulas is the president of the National Lawn & Garden Show (coming to Frisco, Texas, June 9-11). The event is more of a series of pre-arranged meetings between buyers and sellers than a traditional trade show.

January 8, 2015

Darker colors are in the flooring forecast, according to Brenda Phillips, president of Smart Carpet and Flooring.

"In 2015, we expect the trend toward darker hardwood colors to continue," explained Brendan Phillips, president of SMART Carpet and Flooring. "January is always a good time to get a flooring project off the ground. The bustle of the holidays is over, and people are generally at home more often, avoiding winter's chill.”

January 6, 2015

Flooring America and Flooring Canada President Keith Spano said he has high hopes for the organization in 2015.

“The team is energized and ready to take more market share in 2015,” Spano said, during conneXtion, the bi-annual meeting of CCA Global Partners, of which Flooring America is a division. “We’ve built the road map, and we look forward to working with our members to continue to lead the industry with our innovative approach to home fashion.” 

January 5, 2015

Construction aggregates supplier Vulcan Materials Company is experiencing personnel changes at its top-most ranks.

December 30, 2014

Company president Don Hasson says the store-set increase is an acceleration of a trend that began in earnest in 2013.

December 29, 2014

Whether you’re engaged in the distribution of heavy building materials to dusty job sites, or the display of stylish home decor in a well-lit showroom, the hardware and building supply industry is one giant exercise in human resources.