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Hawaii’s HPM Building Supply Celebrates 100th Anniversary

HPM 100th

HPM Building Supply, Hawaii’s local, family-founded building industry retailer, manufacturer and supplier is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2021. The company has survived two tsunamis, each time rebuilding and reestablishing itself. “HPM is grateful for the support of generations of …

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Uncovering the Latest Home Design Trends

design trends

New data from online home remodeling and design platform Houzz reveals the latest home design trends you can use to bolster sales in your paint, housewares and design departments. By analyzing the frequency of certain search terms its audience of …

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Analyzing Q2 2021 Big-Box Sales

BIG-BOX SALES

Investigating big boxes’ second-quarter sales can help every independent home improvement operator position their own operations for success. Take a look at the latest financial reports from Home Depot, Lowe’s and Tractor Supply to learn how each has fared during …

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Ace Reports Another Record-Breaking Quarter for Revenues

Ace revenues

After posting a record-breaking first quarter, Ace Hardware continues to shatter revenue numbers in the second quarter of 2021. Ace revenues for the second quarter were $2.5 billion, up 8.2 percent from last year and an increase from the $2 …

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Lowe’s Reports $27.6B in Q2 2021 Sales

lowe's

Lowe’s has announced its second-quarter 2021 financial results, confirming $27.6 billion in net sales for the period. The figure represents a 1.1 percent increase over the same period in 2020. The company reported net earnings of $3 billion, a 7 …

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Highlights From Boyden Moore’s Address at the Orgill Fall Buying Event

Orgill's Boyden Moore provides a Summer Update.

Orgill president and CEO Boyden Moore gave a presentation on Aug. 18 where he provided an update to customers and vendors on the state of the company and industry. The presentation took place as Orgill is hosting its online Fall …

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Home Depot’s Q2 2021 Sales Reach $41B

home depot

Big-box home improvement chain Home Depot announced $41.1 billion in second-quarter 2021 sales, an 8.1 percent increase from the same period in 2020. The second-quarter sales represent record quarterly sales for the company. Comparable sales for the company increased 4.5 …

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Northern Tool + Equipment Turns to AI for Pricing Strategy

pricing strategy

To improves its pricing strategy, home improvement chain Northern Tool + Equipment has partnered with Revionics, an Aptos Company, as its intelligent pricing platform. Revionics specializes in pricing, promotions and advanced analytics solutions. Northern Tool + Equipment will use the …

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