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Monitoring the Market: 2020, Quarter 3

Industry Metrics

Monitoring market trends in consumer sentiment, home improvement rates and construction figures can help you anticipate emerging opportunities for your business. Use the tables below to get a deeper understanding of a few of the forces affecting independent home improvement. …

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How 2020 Real Estate Trends Affect Your Business

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Exploring the U.S. real estate market helps you anticipate future trends and customer needs. COVID-19 disrupted what began as a strong year for housing, but seven months into the pandemic, reevaluating key industry metrics and understanding how they will affect …

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Upcoming NRHA Webinar to Chart COVID-19’s Industry Impact

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The North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA) invites all members of the independent home improvement industry to its upcoming webinar charting the impact of COVID-19 on the home improvement industry. The online event will take place Sept. 30 at 2 …

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Orgill’s e-Volution Online Buying Event Draws to a Close After Successful Debut

orgill evolution online buying event

Orgill, Inc. just completed its first-ever e-Volution Online Buying Event, which brought nearly ten thousand retailers together with many of the industry’s top vendors and service providers in a completely virtual environment. The e-Volution Online Buying Event ran from Aug. …

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Orgill’s Boyden Moore Addresses Customers During e-Volution Event

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In conjunction with Orgill’s ongoing e-Volution Online Buying Event, which is running from Aug. 24 through Sept. 4, company president and CEO Boyden Moore delivered a corporate update via Zoom on Wednesday morning. The “Orgill’s Evolution” presentation focused on delivering …

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U.S. Housing Starts Climb 23% in July

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According to new data from the U.S. Commerce Department, housing starts increased 22.6 percent in July, the highest rate recorded in nearly four years. In total, seasonally adjusted housing starts in July were 1.5 million, up from June’s total of …

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Analyzing Big-Box Q2 Performance

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In the past month, Home Depot, Lowe’s and Tractor Supply have all announced their second-quarter 2020 financial results. For all companies, sales in this period coincided with massive disruptions caused by COVID-19. Even amid retail volatility, the second-quarter 2020 financial …

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Distribution America and PRO Group Executive Planning Conference Goes Virtual

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Distribution America and PRO Group’s annual Executive Planning Conference is going virtual. This year’s conference will use Zoom online meeting technology in place of the in-person event that was originally scheduled to take place in Tucson, Arizona. The 2021 conference …

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2020 Market Measure

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