April 17, 2015

As it makes plans to right-size the organization, PPG Industries announced net sales from continuing operations were up 1% to $3.662 billion.

April 17, 2015

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

April 17, 2015

Former Tractor Supply CEO James Wright has taken a seat on the Cabela's board of directors.

April 16, 2015

With a new branding effort still rolling out Lowe’s stores, Cleveland-based Sherwin-Williams reported reported net sales of $2.45 billion, up 3.5%, in the first quarter ended March 31.

April 15, 2015

ABM Distributing, Inc. is now the official distributor of Cupa Pizarras slate products in the Midwest.

April 15, 2015

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) applauded the introduction of the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act and The Employee Privacy Protection Act, legislation aimed at curbing what it calls “the harmful effects” of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s ambush elections ruling.

April 15, 2015

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. has opened a new branch in Oxnard, California, marking the fifth new branch opening in 2015.

April 15, 2015

Memphis-based Orgill, Inc. has announced plans to increase the size of its Sikeston, Missouri, distribution center by more than 250,000 square feet.

April 15, 2015

In its latest GRO1000 move, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has provided a grant to the 5th and C Street Urban Farm in West Sacramento, California.

April 15, 2015

Universal Forest Products had considerable movement to report in the first quarter, with sales increases in each of its three markets.

April 14, 2015

Christopher Bardasian has joined WOLF as its new executive VP business and product development.

April 13, 2015

"As the U.S. housing market continues its recovery, we believe now is the ideal time to position Builders FirstSource for its next phase of growth and value creation," says Builders FirstSource CEO Floyd Sherman.

April 13, 2015

Home improvement personality Mike Holmes is backing Concrobium Mold Control to bring attention to indoor air quality.

April 13, 2015

Travis Lewis is the new chief executive officer of Rug Doctor LLC, the Plano, Texas-based maker of the eponymous carpet cleaning machines.

April 13, 2015

Valspar Corporation has finished construction on a new manufacturing center based in Tianjin, China, aiding the company in its move to meet growing demand in the region.

April 13, 2015

Shortly after announcing a string of Midwest acquisitions, Kansas City, Missouri-based Westlake Ace Hardware has expanded deeper into Texas.

April 10, 2015

A bunch of guys in suits and hard hats helped break ground in Las Vegas for an IKEA store, which is expected to open in the Summer of 2016.

April 10, 2015

A few Direct Energy brands are teaming up with Mike Rowe, the creator and executive producer of CNN's "Somebody's Gotta Do It" and Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs," in the name of skilled trades.

April 10, 2015

Heatworks has a water heater with energy transfer technology that's up to date with the latest Department of Energy standards taking effect on April 16.

April 10, 2015

In a sales update for March, the company’s CEO Jerry Shore said performance was negatively affected in spring seasonal and lawn and garden product categories.

April 9, 2015

Eco Building Products, Inc. has officially established a board of directors and is looking ahead to its first formal meeting on April 28.

April 9, 2015

Los Angeles-based San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity has just cut the ribbon on a new 10,000-sq.-ft. ReStore location.

April 9, 2015

New for spring at the world's largest home improvement retailer: an integrated shopping experience.

 

April 9, 2015

Virginia leads the field in ranking from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety.