July 14, 2016

Nest just came up with Nest Cam Outdoor, plus added updates to its range of products.

July 13, 2016

Home Depot was one high-profile victim of cyber security attacks. Here are four security measures your company should have in place. (Source: Kansas Business Journal)

July 5, 2016

A transaction expected to close in August is described as a show of confidence

June 21, 2016

PulteGroup has created a prototype for a zero net energy (ZNE) home in Northern California.

June 21, 2016

Lowe's and Walgreens have both jumped on the bandwagon. Here's a case for why we can expect to see more of the same (Source: Forbes)

June 16, 2016

Whirlpool and Innit have teamed up to whip up something good in the connected kitchen.

June 14, 2016

Google's Tango is an ambitious plan to map the indoor world -- and Lowe's will harness the augmented reality technology in an app of its own that allows users to virtually visualize home projects. (Source: CNET)

June 13, 2016

Target is adding its two cents to the world of connected home. Check out the slide show.

May 27, 2016

In the spirit of productivity, LP teams with Go Figure for an iPad app that speeds up the process.

May 20, 2016

The smart bulb and the smart thermostat make a smart duo.

May 17, 2016

Building inspections and land analysis will never be the same.

May 12, 2016

The Mistbox is a connected home device that's all about keeping the cool.

May 5, 2016

The Samsung Family Hub streamlines the digital grocery process.

April 29, 2016

A Target store in San Francisco is testing an inventory-tracking robot, which rolls around the aisles with a mission: prevent out-of-stocks. (Source: Fortune)

April 20, 2016

Online retailer now brings installation and assembly services to the table through a strategic partnership.

September 4, 2012

Ace Hardware president and CEO Ray Griffith announced his plans to retire from the hardware cooperative on March 31, 2013, and the company’s board of directors has named Ace’s chief operating officer John Venhuizen his successor.

Effective Sept. 1, 2012, Venhuizen assumed the role of president, while retaining his existing chief operating officer duties of Ace Hardware Corp. Griffith will maintain his role as CEO until his retirement.

September 4, 2012

Ace Hardware president and CEO Ray Griffith announced his plans to retire from the hardware cooperative on March 31, 2013, and the company’s board of directors has named Ace’s chief operating officer John Venhuizen his successor.

Effective Sept. 1, 2012, Venhuizen assumed the role of president, while retaining his existing chief operating officer duties of Ace Hardware Corp. Griffith will maintain his role as CEO until his retirement.

August 30, 2012

Towson, Md.-based Black & Decker has introduced the GYRO 4V MAX Lithium-ion Rechargeable Screwdriver (BDCS40G).

The manufacturer describes the new product as “the world’s first motion-activated screwdriver.” It uses gyroscopic technology that allows users to rotate their wrist one-quarter turn to the right for forward or left for reverse.

The variable speed feature and direction change that occurs with a twist of the wrist provide improved control while screwdriving, the company said.

August 29, 2012

The Chamberlain Group, a specialist and leader in garage-door openers, appointed Robert Markwart to president, LiftMaster, Americas and Gary Scott to president, Chamberlain and HeathCo, Americas.

August 29, 2012

The Chamberlain Group, a specialist and leader in garage-door openers, appointed Robert Markwart to president, LiftMaster, Americas and Gary Scott to president, Chamberlain and HeathCo, Americas.

August 29, 2012

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement may be popular with employees, but it may also be putting corporate data at risk due to a lack of adequate security controls, employer policies and employee education, according to a survey conducted by Coalfire, an IT governance, risk and compliance services company.

August 29, 2012

Channel analysis Consumer research from The NPD Group shows that after a slight sales dip in the 12 months ended July 2011, the drills category has seen a boost back to levels above those of two years ago. Dollar volume from August to July rose 8.4%, with most dollars overall (61.9%) spent in warehouse home centers.

August 29, 2012

Makita 18V LXT Series

August 29, 2012

The makers of a leading exterior moss, mold, mildew and algae stain remover are rolling out a low-maintenance shower cleaner called Wet and Forget Shower.

The product slogan is: “Spray weekly. Scrub never.” And it expands the company's easy-to-use brand messaging.