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Your Customers Are Shopping Online

Homeowners are increasingly shopping online for home improvement products, according to recent research from the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI). About 33 percent of homeowners HIRI surveyed bought home improvement products online within the past year, but half of the …

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HIRI Presenter Highlights Home Improvement Trends

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At the 2019 HIRI Insights Summit, a two-day research conference in Chicago presented by the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), industry analysts and home improvement executives gathered to discuss the health of home improvement in the U.S. To start the …

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6 Retail Takeaways From 2019 HIRI Insights Summit

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At the 2019 HIRI Insights Summit, presented by the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), a range of industry analysts explored how shifting consumer trends, new retail technology and labor shortages are affecting the home improvement market. 1. Despite uncertainty, the …

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Where the Smart Home Market Is Growing

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The U.S. smart home market is growing quickly. In fact, the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) projects that the market will more than triple in size from 2018 to 2022. Five years ago, safety and security devices were the biggest …

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Further Growth Predicted for Home Improvement Market

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Low unemployment, solid existing home sales and growth in product sales in 2018 are among the reasons the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) projects continued sales increases for products in the U.S. home improvement industry.  The consumer market for home …

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Homeowners Make Project Plans for 2019

Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Kate Klein, kklein@nrha.org Fewer homeowners are planning projects to redo, improve, repair or maintain their houses early in 2019 compared to the year prior, according to fourth-quarter research from the nonprofit Home …

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3 Retail Takeaways From the HIRI 2018 Insights Conference

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At September’s HIRI 2018 Insights Conference, presented by the Home Improvement Research Institute, an informative lineup of speakers detailed economic trends and consumer preferences shaping the home improvement industry. Hardware Retailing gathered information from some of the presentations to deliver …

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HIRI Conference Explores Robust Home Improvement Market

At the HIRI 2018 Insights Conference, an array of speakers detailed the economic trends and consumer preferences that are shaping the home improvement industry. The annual event, presented by the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), was Sept. 18-19 in Oak …

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