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Former Sears Brand Now Available at Lowe’s

Sears Brand

The Craftsman tool brand, previously owned by Sears, has introduced a select line of products in Lowe’s stores and on its website, Lowe’s has confirmed. According to Lowe’s, “select CRAFTSMAN mechanics tool sets, tool storage, garage organization, flashlights and pressure ... Read More »

Home Depot Reports Increase in Sales During First Quarter

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Home Depot released its first-quarter 2018 financial results May 15, reporting an increase in sales. The company achieved $24.9 billion in sales during the quarter, for a 4.4 percent increase above the same period in 2017. By April 29, Home ... Read More »

Walmart Labs and Home Depot Invest in Technology Workers

technology workers

Walmart’s technology division, Walmart Labs, is following the same steps as Home Depot as both big-box companies are searching for technology workers to add to their ranks, CNBC and Silicon Valley-based The Mercury News report. The Mercury News says Walmart Labs ... Read More »

Sears CEO Offers to Buy Kenmore, Additional Assets

sears ceo

Sears CEO Edward Lampert has offered to purchase the company’s real estate holdings, its appliance-parts business, home services offerings and the Kenmore appliances brand, The New York Times reports. The purchase would be made through ESL Investments, a hedge fund ... Read More »

Walmart to Remodel 500 Stores, Open 20 New Locations

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Walmart plans to spend $11 billion to remodel 500 existing stores and open 20 new locations, Business Insider reports. The store remodels will provide shoppers with “wider aisles, shorter shelving, new signs and flooring,” along with additional self-checkout lanes, the ... Read More »

Amazon Tests New Approach to Home Services

Amazon Home Services

Amazon is experimenting  with a change to Amazon Home Services, its division that connects customers with local home improvement professionals and other service providers. The change is currently a housekeeping pilot project in Seattle, but could indicate a transition in ... Read More »

Walmart Considers New Opportunities With Insurer Humana

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Big-box retailer Walmart is in early discussions with health insurer Humana “about developing closer ties,” including new partnerships and a possible acquisition of Humana, according to a report from Reuters. This news comes shortly after other U.S. retailers and health ... Read More »

Home Depot Selling Products From American Cannabis Co.

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The Home Depot, Walmart and Amazon have all agreed to grow individual relationships with a company that has its roots firmly planted in the cannabis industry. Both of the big box retailers and the e-commerce giant have begun selling products ... Read More »