Home » Industry Newspage 4

Industry News


TRENDING NOW: Industry News

J.C. Penney Continues Experiments in Home Improvement

J.C. Penney

In 2016, J.C. Penney has experimented with multiple product categories that compete directly with home improvement retailers, and the year isn’t quite over yet. The Texas company began selling heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in November in test stores in ... Read More »

Lowe’s Failed Australian Business Closes All Stores

Masters Home Improvement

The final stores from Lowe’s failed Australian joint venture closed this month. Lowe’s partner in the business, Woolworths Limited, oversaw liquidation of the Masters Home Improvement assets. Additionally, the company announced that all stores would cease operating after Dec. 11. The chain had more ... Read More »

House-Hasson Adds Sales Staff in 3 States


House-Hasson Hardware has added sales staff in Pennsylvania, Florida and Louisiana to serve the company’s existing retailers and grow its business in those states. The regional distributor is looking to strengthen its current customers and its presence in areas where it already ... Read More »

Menards Investigated for Possible Labor Law Violation

labor law

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is addressing another potential labor law violation by Menards. The NLRB issued a complaint regarding the big box home improvement retailer for possibly violating labor laws by classifying its delivery drivers as independent contractors instead of ... Read More »