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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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Do it Best Announces Spring Market Plans

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Do it Best Corp. has announced its plan to continue the virtual market format for its Spring 2021 event after the success the co-op had with its Fall 2020 market. The market will take place online from March 7 to …

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Ace Hardware Achieves Record Q3 Revenue

ace hardware q3 revenue

Ace Hardware Corp. reported record third-quarter 2020 revenues, showing the ongoing growth of same-store and online sales during the COVID-19 pandemic. The growth in the third quarter follows a very strong second quarter, which was strongly shaped by consumer’s pandemic …

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Lowe’s Records $22.3B in Q3 2020 Sales

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Big-box home improvement chain Lowe’s has announced its third-quarter 2020 financial results, reporting $22.3 billion in sales for the quarter, about 28 percent higher than in the same period in 2019. Net earnings for Lowe’s amounted to $692 million, down …

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Frager’s Hardware Hosts a Socially Distant Centennial

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The COVID-19 pandemic derailed initial plans for celebrating the 100th anniversary of Frager’s Hardware & Garden Center, the longest continuously operating hardware store in Washington, D.C. Determined not to let the centennial pass by without recognition, the store staff organized …

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Home Depot Reports $33.5B in Q3 2020 Sales

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Big-box home improvement retail chain Home Depot has announced its third-quarter 2020 financial results, reporting $33.5 billion in total sales for the quarter, up $6.3 billion or 23.2 percent from the same period in 2019. Comparable sales for the third …

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Home Depot to Acquire HD Supply

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Big-box retailer Home Depot has announced plans to acquire HD Supply Holdings Inc., a leading national distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products. The acquisition is expected to position Home Depot as a lead supplier of MRO products, the …

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3 Outdoor Power Equipment Trends to Follow

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Market research firm The Farnsworth Group has delved into the consumer trends shaping the outdoor power equipment marketplace. The firm recently completed a public industry study among more than 600 DIYers who had recently purchased or plan to purchase outdoor …

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