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Walmart U.S. CEO on Meeting New Shopper Needs

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The National Retail Federation (NRF) recently hosted a webinar with Walmart U.S. president and CEO John Furner to learn how the company had pivoted during COVID-19 to ensure staff and shopper safety. In August, the company announced its second-quarter financial …

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House-Hasson Announces Online Dealer Market for January

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House-Hasson has announced plans for a virtual dealer market in January instead of its traditional in-person event normally held in Nashville, Tennessee. The Fresh Start online dealer market is currently scheduled to take place Jan. 28-29. House-Hasson president Don Hasson …

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Orgill Outlines ‘Dynamic’ Approach to Shows, Conferences & Buying Markets

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Orgill Inc. is announcing plans to forgo its in-person 2021 Spring Dealer Market and proceed with a more dynamic and flexible approach to its physical shows, conferences and buying markets starting next year that will incorporate online, live and hybrid …

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Preparing for a DIY Holiday Season

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New research from The NPD Group reveals more shoppers are choosing to take care of household  projects they would normally have hired someone else to do before the start of COVID-19. The research firm finds more DIYers are handling general …

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Tractor Supply Co. Reports Record Sales and Profits in Q3

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Rural lifestyle chain Tractor Supply Co. reports record sales and profits in the third quarter of 2020, including a 31.4 percent rise in net sales during the period. In total, net sales for the three-month period ending Sept. 26 amounted …

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PPG Reports $3.7B in Q3 Net Sales

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Pittsburgh-based paint manufacturer PPG has reported its third-quarter 2020 financial results, recording $3.7 billion in net sales, a 4 percent drop from the same period in 2019. Net income from continuing operations for PPG hit $442 million. Selling prices rose …

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Latest Houzz Data Highlights Home Improvement Strength

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New data from home renovation and design platform Houzz suggests the home improvement market has recovered to pre-pandemic activity levels, reporting the strongest construction activity since the third quarter of 2018. “The results from the Houzz Q4 Renovation Barometer show …

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3 Ways to Stay Active After the National Hardware Virtual Show

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After four days of the latest products, incisive industry research and inspiring stories of success from independent home improvement retailers, it’s a wrap on the National Hardware Virtual Show and the NRHA All-Industry Conference! “We are truly grateful to everyone …

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2020 Market Measure

Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 2 P.M. ET