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Understanding New DIY Shopping Preferences

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Building materials marketing firm Venveo and market research firm The Farnsworth Group are releasing new data highlighting how DIY purchase behaviors have changed in the past year. After surveying nearly 1,000 DIYers, the insight into DIY purchasing and shopping preferences …

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What Big-Box Home Improvement Chains Are Prioritizing

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Big-box home improvement chains are taking unique approaches to gaining customers in the early days of the busy spring selling season. Explore how Home Depot, Lowe’s and Tractor Supply are launching new initiatives to boost sales. Home Depot: Opening New …

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Analyzing Pro Home Improvement Activity

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Market research firms The Farnsworth Group and the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) are tracking pro and DIY project activity as COVID-19 continues to impact the home improvement market. In the latest update focused on pros, the organizations explore how …

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Exclusive: True Value CEO Chris Kempa Shares Thoughts on Retail Success

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True Value CEO Chris Kempa took time to speak to Hardware Retailing before the company launches its 2021 Spring V-Union. Learn more from Kempa about what to expect from this year’s virtual event, how True Value is adapting to better …

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Orgill’s Boyden Moore Addresses Customers During Spring Online Buying Event

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Orgill Inc. president and CEO Boyden Moore delivered a video message on Feb. 10 to kick off the company’s Spring Online Buying Event being held Feb. 8-19. In his message, Moore provided updates on the business and addressed steps the …

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True Value Co. Welcomes New Supply Chain VP

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True Value Co., one of the world’s largest hardlines wholesalers, has announced Dario Skocir will join the company as the vice president of supply chain on Feb. 22. Skocir has more than 30 years of transforming operations with innovative technologies …

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House-Hasson Names New Warehouse Manager

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House-Hasson Hardware has named Paul Thorman to manage the company’s approximately 750,000 combined square feet of warehouses in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Prichard, West Virginia. He will be responsible for warehouse operations and supervision of nearly 300 warehouse employees. House-Hasson currently …

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Walmart U.S. CEO on Meeting New Shopper Needs

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The National Retail Federation (NRF) recently hosted a webinar with Walmart U.S. president and CEO John Furner to learn how the company had pivoted during COVID-19 to ensure staff and shopper safety. In August, the company announced its second-quarter financial …

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