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Home Improvement Projects are Going Unfinished

Many homes across the country have home improvement projects that have been started but not yet completed. In a survey of more than 700 U.S. homeowners conducted by Black and Decker, 52 percent have an unfinished home improvement project. In …

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Online Shopping is Growing Fast

Online retail revenue is projected to reach $500 billion by 2018, with online buyers growing by 15 percent within the next 4 years. Another key consumer base to look at is the online shopper, which according to Forbes, is anyone …

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Holiday Shoppers Predicted to Spend More on Gift Cards

As the holiday season quickly approaches, many consumers will be searching for gifts for family and friends. While they may have specific products on their shopping list, many will be giving the gift of shopping by providing a gift card. According to NRF’s …

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Veterans Spending More at Home Improvement Stores

Thank you to all Veterans who have served this country and those who continue to serve. As Veterans are being remembered, it has been discussed how numerous companies are striving towards hiring veterans in the near future and a majority of retail operations …

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Smart Home Adoption to Increase

Smart home devices are making their way in to homes across the country. According to a recent study by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), “20 percent of households with broadband intend to acquire one or more smart home devices within …

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Canadians Spend More on Home Improvement

Canadians are spending less on entertainment and dining and dedicating more discretionary income to travel and home improvement. According to a report from Moneris, a provider of payment processing solutions, “Purchases at home improvement stores rose by 8.49 percent over …

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First-Time Buyers Face Obstacles

The amount of first-time homebuyers in the market is rather small compared to previous years. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), “the share of first-time buyers fell to its lowest point in nearly three decades and is preventing …

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More Gifts to Give, More Money to Spend

Consumers are increasing their gift-gifting this year, according to Deloitte’s 29th annual holiday shopping survey. This optimistic outlook has been shared with other analysts, but Deloitte details all aspects in its 32-page report. Below is a brief overview of the findings …

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