March 24, 2014

Paul Ramsay has been named chief information officer at Lowe's following the departure of Kevin Summers earlier this month, according to multiple media sources. 

Summers was only with the home improvement retailer for two years, but specific reasons for his departure were unknown. Lowe's spokeswoman Chris Ahearn told multiple sources that the move was not related to a data breach like the one Target had, costing Target CIO Beth Jacob her job.

November 2, 2012

Chicago — Before the first speaker could take the podium at the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) Fall Conference, a residential construction report for September stole the show with news of a 15.0% increase in total starts.

The tone was set. One presenter pointed to an average forecast of 924,000 starts in 2013, a figure drawn from 10 estimates ranging from a high of 1.1 million and a low of 800,000.

August 22, 2012

Lowe’s pullback on its expansion on Long Island, N.Y., provided an opportunity for Target, which purchased an 18-acre site in Huntington Station from the home improvement retailer, according to a report in the Long Island Business News. 

June 1, 2012

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May 10, 2011

The 2011 National Hardware Show opens today in Las Vegas, featuring thousands of products organized across nine categories on the massive Las Vegas Convention Center show floor.

The Show will continue to offer exciting special events, including product demonstrations, roundtables, informative addresses and panels by industry experts, including the Golden Hammer Awards breakfast event, taking place Wednesday morning.

January 19, 2011

Hyde Tools has announced the promotion of two sales executives who serve its big-box, discount store, and co-op and industrial channels. 

August 10, 2008

Still, the International Council of Shopping Centers noted the gain was “softer” than the 4.2...

July 1, 2008

The Retail Industry Leaders Association has named its board of directors for 2008, with the...

December 16, 2007

Eco-friendly products are not just a growing category in home decor: they’re a trend, a...

October 2, 2007

Class action suit says the retailer’s Web site is not accessible to the blind....

July 30, 2007

The company will voluntarily recall about 900,000 electric leaf blowers sold through Home Depot, Lowe’s...