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Sears Auto Center Grows Tire Sales Partnership With Amazon

Sears Canada

Sears is continuing to grow its partnership with Amazon, expanding its tire business by providing installation and balancing for any tires bought through the online retailer. Sears began working with Amazon in May in 47 auto centers, but now installs ... Read More »

Stanley Black & Decker to Begin Selling Craftsman Tools

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Stanley Black & Decker will introduce its own line of Craftsman tools at Lowe’s and Ace Hardware stores in September, the Chicago Tribune reports. In March 2017, Stanley Black & Decker finalized the acquisition of the Craftsman brand from Sears, ... Read More »

Lowe’s Reports Q2 Sales, Names New CFO

Lowe's

Many changes are coming to Lowe’s. Today, the big-box retailer reported its second-quarter sales and earnings. The company also announced its decision to close all Orchard Supply Hardware stores, named its newest executive and revealed its strategic plans moving forward. ... Read More »

Sears CEO Makes Proposal to Buy Kenmore Brand

ESL Investments

ESL Investments, the hedge fund operated by Sears Holding Corp.’s CEO Edward Lampert, has made a formal bid to purchase the Kenmore brand from Sears, the Chicago Tribune reports. Earlier this year, it was reported that Sears was mulling the ... Read More »

Home Depot Q2 Earnings Show Higher Sales, Increase in Online Shopping

Home Depot Q2 Earnings

The Home Depot today announced its second-quarter 2018 financial results, citing sales increases due to a boost in activity among DIYers and contractors. The big-box home improvement chain earned $30.5 billion in sales during the second quarter of fiscal 2018, which ... Read More »

Donald E. Frieson Joins Lowe’s Executive Team

Lowe's

After announcing a new leadership structure last month, Lowe’s has filled one of its vacant executive positions. The big-box home improvement company recently announced the appointment of Donald E. Frieson as executive vice president of supply chain, effective August 8. ... Read More »

Big Boxes Focusing on In-Home Services

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As e-commerce websites like Amazon continue to grow in popularity among consumers, big-box retailers are providing in-home services to compete and remain relevant. Companies like “Walmart, Home Depot and the Container Store are hiring contractors to go to customers’ homes ... Read More »

A Closer Look at Target’s Remodeling Plans

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As Target continues its plan to remodel roughly 1,000 stores nationwide, senior vice president of sales Joe Contrucci and vice president of store design Joe Perdew shed light on the specific changes shoppers will see at their local Target stores. ... Read More »