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Washington Business Offers Rooftop Views, Urban Gardening and Yoga

W.S. Jenks & Son

For nearly 150 years, many residents in the Washington, D.C., area have turned to W.S. Jenks & Son for their hardware and home improvement needs. The product selection has shifted from wood-burning stoves, heaters and horseshoes  to an array of modern hardware ... Read More »

Problem: Finding Employees With Specialized Skills

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Finding qualified employees is a top concern for independent business owners, according to the latest jobs report from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). “Eighty-seven percent of owners who hired or tried to hire reported difficulty finding qualified workers” ... Read More »

Walmart Launches Instant Reordering Program

Walmart

Walmart has unveiled a new program that allows customers to reorder items they’ve previously bought in store and online, according to an official blog post by the company. The instant reordering program’s goal is to help “customers save both money ... Read More »

Ace Hosting Entrepreneurs at Maker to Market Event

Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware Corp. is inviting entrepreneurs to show off their best product innovations at its first Maker to Market event. Formerly known as Open Buying Day, Ace’s new Maker to Market event will offer attendees opportunities to pitch their products to a panel of ... Read More »

Personal, Professional Development Highlighted at NRHA STIHL Foundations of Leadership Conference

foundations of leadership

The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) hosted the first NRHA STIHL Foundations of Leadership Conference Aug. 2-3 at the NRHA conference center in Indianapolis. Retailer attendees were current students and graduates of programs offered through the NRHA’s Retail Leadership Institute, ... Read More »

Home Depot Partners With Digital Decorating Company

interior design

The Home Depot and online interior design firm Laurel & Wolf have partnered to provide professional decorating and home services to customers, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. The new partnership will enable customers to get personalized interior designs that incorporate project materials ... Read More »

Lowe’s Layoffs Hit Another Department — Delivery

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Lowe’s is continuing to reduce its U.S. staff, confirming Aug. 3 layoffs of  “an undisclosed number of delivery workers nationwide” and the outsourcing of their work, The Charlotte Observer reports. Lowe’s, which is headquartered near Charlotte in Mooreseville, North Carolina, told the Charlotte newspaper that the latest ... Read More »

Home Improvement Spending to Reach $316B

home improvement

According to Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, Americans are expected to spend $316 billion on home improvement upgrades this year, reports The Wall Street Journal. Because of this growth in home improvement spending, home improvement retailers have continued to ... Read More »