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Do it Best Virtual Fall Market Opens With Reimagined Opportunities

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The 2020 Do it Best Fall Market kicked off Sept. 13 virtually, and the co-op brought in new and returning opportunities so its members could get the most value out of the virtual event, despite not being able to meet …

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Lowe’s Reports $27.3B in Q2 Sales

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Home improvement chain Lowe’s achieved $27.3 billion in second-quarter 2020 sales, up 30 percent from the same period in 2019, the company reports. Lowe’s net earnings for the quarter were $2.8 billion, a 64 percent increase sales in the same …

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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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How COVID-19 Is Changing Business for Contractors

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Since March, The Farnsworth Group and the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) have collected data on DIYers’ and contractors’ home improvement sentiments during COVID-19. The complete report for the organizations’ Weekly COVID-19 Tracker reveals contractors are relying on brick-and-mortar home …

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Lowe’s Details Supply Chain Upgrades

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Big-box retail chain Lowe’s is planning an update to its supply chain in an effort to bolster home delivery services for pro and DIY customers. Over the next 18 months, Lowe’s plans to open 50 cross dock delivery terminals, seven …

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Walmart to Eliminate Hundreds of Corporate Jobs

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Walmart is cutting hundreds of corporate positions as it merges its online and store businesses in the U.S., reports CNBC. The big-box retail chain has not disclosed how many corporate positions will be affected by the cuts, but the eliminated …

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2020 Top Guns Honoree: Will Aubuchon

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Will Aubuchon, President and CEO, W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. 104 stores in Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, New York W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. was founded in 1908 by William E. Aubuchon. Today, his great-grandson, Will Aubuchon, serves as CEO. …

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2020 Top Guns Honoree: Patrick Goebel

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Patrick Goebel, President, Star Lumber 2 retail stores, 3 professional service centers, Kansas and Oklahoma Star Lumber was founded in 1939 by Earl Goebel, a builder with an entrepreneurial spirit. Today, the company is led by the third generation, including …

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