Home » Industry News (page 2)

Industry News

Home Depot Joins Forces With Walmart to Offer Delivery Services

Home Depot Walmart

The Home Depot has teamed up with Walmart to expand its same-day and next-day delivery services. The home improvement company is the first retail client of Walmart GoLocal, a network that delivers products for businesses of all sizes. Through Walmart …

Read More »

Benjamin Moore Names October Mist Color of the Year

October Mist

Benjamin Moore has picked October Mist as its Color of the Year 2022. The gently shaded sage quietly anchors a room while encouraging creative expression through color. October Mist is part of Benjamin Moore’s Color Trends 2022 palette, composed of …

Read More »

3 Ways to Combat Supply Chain Issues This Holiday Season

supply chain issues

No industry is immune to the supply chain woes gripping the retail world. While consumers are well aware of the issues, they are still looking for answers and relying on their favorite retailers to still provide the products they need. …

Read More »

Ace Hits No. 4 on Franchise Times’ Top 400 List

Franchise Times' Top 400

Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the world, reached the No. 4 spot on Franchise Times’ Top 400 List. The company moved up from its No. 5 ranking last year. The Franchise Times’ Top 400 List is an annual …

Read More »

Make the Most of the 2021 NHPA All-Industry Conference

Get a taste of what to expect and make the most of your time at the 2021 NHPA All-Industry Conference, live in Las Vegas Oct. 21-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In keeping with the theme of “Navigating a …

Read More »

True Value Goes “All In” at Its 2021 Fall Reunion

This past weekend, True Value Co. welcomed retailers to its first in-person event since early 2020. The 2021 Fall Reunion, held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, was open to all independent retailers and included a …

Read More »

Do it Best Celebrates Record-Breaking Year at Fall Market

do it best market

For the first time since February 2020, Do it Best members and vendors convened at the Indiana Convention Center for the co-op’s fall 2021 buying market, held Sept. 27-30 in Indianapolis.  In addition to being the first in-person buying opportunity …

Read More »

2021 Halloween Spending Expected to Top $10 Billion 

2021 Halloween spending

Retailers can expect a sweet year for Halloween spending this year. The National Retail Federation (NRF) conducted its Annual 2021 Halloween Spending Survey and based on the results, is predicting that spending for the holiday will top $10 billion in …

Read More »