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3 Shopping Trends Customers Expect This Holiday Season

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The holidays are just around the corner but many consumers have already started checking off their holiday shopping lists. U.S. News & World Report shared three shopping trends consumers can expect as they purchase gifts, decor and more for their …

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4 Contactless Trends for 2022

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If an operation didn’t already utilize e-commerce and contactless systems before the pandemic, they most likely added them during the shutdowns to better serve their customers. Customers have come to expect these options, so retailers should stay on top of …

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Home Depot’s Q2 2021 Sales Reach $41B

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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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Engaging Customers Through Curbside Pickup

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Recently, the National Retail Federation (NRF) spoke with Ron Lutz, chief retail officer at strategy firm Miller Zell. Lutz discussed how retailers can truly engage customers, even during social distancing and curbside pickups, which have grown increasingly common for home …

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Lowe’s to Install Contactless Pickup Lockers Nationwide

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Big-box home improvement chain Lowe’s has announced plans to install pickup lockers at all of its 1,700 U.S. stores by the end of March. The company says the self-service lockers are a safe way for customers to access same-day online …

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Home Depot Sees 23% Sales Spike in Q2 Sales

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Big-box home improvement chain Home Depot has released its second-quarter 2020 financial results, achieving net sales of $38.1 billion. This figure marks a 23 percent increase over the same period in 2019 and a 34 percent increase over first-quarter 2020 …

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2019 Top Guns: Christine Hand

Christine Hand, Owner, Handyman Home Hardware, 2 Stores in Newfoundland, Canada Christine Hand purchased Handyman Home Hardware in Newfoundland, Canada, nearly 30 years ago from her father after initially working in software development. She has served on the Home Hardware Ltd. board of directors …

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How to Be Successful with Buy Online, Pickup in Store

Home improvement retailers who talk about their competition these days inevitably include Amazon on the list. Fortunately, there are many ways to compete against this formidable retailer. One of the tactics many retailers are now pursuing is by offering a …

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