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Tracking the Characteristics of Generations

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Mark Harris is the founder of The Harris Development Group, an organization that works with businesses from an array of industries to help teams strengthen communication, augment diversity and collaborate more effectively. As part of this quarter’s High Performance Retailing …

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2019 Home Improvement Headlines

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2019 was a year full of home improvement headlines, including new leadership, new services and new possibilities for the channel. Review 2019 home improvement headlines to get a fuller picture of the year using the links below. *** December 2018 …

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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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Home Improvement Spending Reaches $425B

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The U.S. home remodeling market grew by more than 50 percent since the end of the Great Recession, and home improvement spending reached $425 billion in 2017, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University’s Improving America’s …

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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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3 Simple Building Projects to Increase a Home’s Square Footage

Making the space of a house more welcoming, useful or just plain larger doesn’t have to mean adding a whole wing onto the frame. Some home building projects are just about repurposing a space or adding utility through other means. …

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