Archive for Home Center & Hardware


Aug 30, 2018
Orchard Supply Hardware Going Out of Business
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive

After 87 years, Orchard Supply Hardware will soon close its doors for the last time. That was the announcement made by during Lowe’s Q2 earnings call last week. Established in 1931 as a San Jose farmer’s co-op during the Great […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Aug 16, 2018
Home Depot Bounces Back – In a Big Way
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Home Depot reported Q2 earnings results this week, and the company is back on track, to put it mildly. After a disappointing first quarter (though not nearly as disappointing as rival Lowe’s), the Home Depot beat Wall Street expectations while […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Jul 26, 2018
Home Depot Expands Online Fulfillment with Lockers
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In a move to increase operational efficiency and boost the profile of its buy-online-pickup-in-store program, Home Depot will begin a national rollout of automated pickup lockers that enable online shoppers to pick up orders without assistance. Customers simply access their […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Jul 18, 2018
DATATRAC: Home Center and Hardware Chains – July 2018
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Personnel Updates • ABC Supply (37) promoted VP of Operations Mike Jost to COO. • Ace Hardware (52) named Kim Lefko Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer. • C-A-L Ranch Stores (8) shuffled the c-suite offices. CFO Tom Yearsley became […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Jul 12, 2018
Lowe’s CEO: There’s a New Sheriff in Town
Home Center & Hardware Insight

Only a week after Marvin Ellison officially took the helm as its new CEO, Lowe’s announced a huge c-suite shakeup, which saw the elimination of the COO, Corporate Administration Executive and Chief Customer Officer positions in favor of newly created […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…


Jun 27, 2018
Top 10 Hardware Retailers – 2018 Edition
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Jun 21, 2018
Nov 1, 2017
The Hardware Market in Houston
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Oct 19, 2017
Oct 12, 2017
The Tile Shop
Home Center & Hardware CSG Snapshot
Sep 28, 2017
Top Hardware Buying/Marketing Groups Ranked
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Sep 21, 2017
Sep 14, 2017
Menard Inc.
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Aug 24, 2017
Q3-2017 Big Box Hardware Breakdown
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Aug 17, 2017
Aug 10, 2017
US LBM Holdings
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Jul 27, 2017
CSG’s 2017 Farm & Home Retailer Rankings
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Jul 20, 2017
Jul 13, 2017
CSG Snapshot: 84 Lumber Co.
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Jun 29, 2017
Q2-2017 Big Box Hardware Breakdown
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Jun 20, 2017
Jun 15, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Builders FirstSource Inc.
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May 25, 2017
Exclusive: 2017 Hardware & Building Supply Rankings
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May 19, 2017
May 11, 2017
CSG Snapshot: True Value Company
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Apr 27, 2017
Exclusive: Full NY Metro Hardware Market Share
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Apr 20, 2017
Apr 13, 2017
CSG Snapshot: TreeHouse Inc.
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Mar 30, 2017
Q1-2017 Big Box Hardware Breakdown
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Mar 16, 2017
Mar 9, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Ace Hardware Corp.
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Feb 23, 2017
Lumber Liquidators: $5M Loss Marks Progress
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Feb 16, 2017
Feb 9, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Fastenal Company
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Jan 26, 2017
Paint Stores by the Numbers
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Jan 12, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Busy Beaver Building Centers Inc.
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Dec 29, 2016
Farm & Home: Top Stores of 2016
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Dec 21, 2016
Dec 15, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Dunn-Edwards Corporation
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Nov 24, 2016
Westlake Ace Hardware: Corp. Funds Fuel Growth
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Nov 17, 2016
Nov 9, 2016
CSG Snapshot: The Tile Shop
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Oct 27, 2016
Orchard Supply Hardware Heads East
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Oct 20, 2016
Oct 13, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Do it Best Corp.
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Sep 29, 2016
“Lackluster” Summer for Lowe’s
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Sep 22, 2016
Sep 15, 2016
CSG Snapshot: McCoy's Building Supply
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Aug 25, 2016
Record Sales for The Home Depot
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Aug 18, 2016
Aug 11, 2016
CSG Snapshot: PPG Architectural Coatings
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Jul 28, 2016
Hardware in Cedar Rapids: Why You Should Care
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Jul 21, 2016
Jul 14, 2016
CSG Snapshot: BMC Stock Holdings, Inc.
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Jun 23, 2016
Taking Stock of the Big Chains
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Jun 16, 2016
Jun 9, 2016
CSG Snapshot: The Sherwin-Williams Co.
Home Center & Hardware CSG Snapshot
May 26, 2016
Lowe’s + Rona: The Shape of the Industry after the Deal
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May 19, 2016
May 12, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Lowe's Companies Inc.
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Apr 28, 2016
Apr 21, 2016
Apr 14, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Lumber Liquidators
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Mar 17, 2016
Mar 9, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Harbor Freight Tools
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Feb 25, 2016
Company Snapshot: Lumber Liquidators
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Feb 18, 2016
Feb 11, 2016
Jan 28, 2016
Company Snapshot: 84 Lumber Co.
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Jan 21, 2016
Jan 14, 2016
Home Depot’s Continued Success with DIY Culture
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Dec 17, 2015
Nov 25, 2015
Company Snapshot: Menard Inc.
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Oct 29, 2015
Company Snapshot: Fastenal Company
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Oct 23, 2015
Ace Fights Internet Retailers With the Internet
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Oct 22, 2015
Sep 24, 2015
Company Snapshot: La-Z-Boy Inc.
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Sep 17, 2015
Sep 10, 2015
Where Home Center Warehouses Can Still Roam
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Aug 27, 2015
Company Snapshot: Pier 1 Imports Inc.
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Aug 20, 2015
Aug 13, 2015
A Unique Lowe's Enters Manhattan, Twice
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Jul 30, 2015
The New Age of Acquisition
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Jul 23, 2015
Jul 16, 2015
Company Snapshot: Boise Cascade LLC
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Jun 25, 2015
Company Snapshot: Home Depot's Next Generation
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Jun 18, 2015
Jun 11, 2015
When the Floors Came Tumbling Down
Home Center & Hardware Insight
May 28, 2015
Company Snapshot: Lowe's Companies Inc.
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May 21, 2015
May 14, 2015
Ace Takes In Store Pickup Nationwide
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Apr 30, 2015
Company Snapshot: Builders FirstSource Inc.
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Apr 23, 2015
Apr 16, 2015
Havertys: In With the New – Going Viral
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Mar 26, 2015
Company Snapshot: Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.
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Mar 19, 2015
Mar 12, 2015
Ace Delivers
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Feb 26, 2015
Company Snapshot: Tractor Supply Co.
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Feb 19, 2015
Feb 12, 2015
Rise of the Machines
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Jan 29, 2015
Company Snapshot: Fastenal Company
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Jan 22, 2015
Jan 15, 2015
Our Wolf Wins the Big One, Against the Odds
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Dec 25, 2014
Company Snapshot: The Sherwin-Williams Co.
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Dec 18, 2014
Dec 11, 2014
An Undercover Boss Shows True Value Yet Again
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Nov 20, 2014
Nov 18, 2014
Is Tractor Supply Going to the Dogs?
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Nov 3, 2014
Lowe's and Its Orchard Are Becoming Robotic
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Oct 30, 2014
Company Snapshot: Why Ikea Is a Destination
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Oct 23, 2014
Oct 16, 2014
Lowe’s Looks to Brazil?
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Sep 24, 2014
Company Snapshot: Home Depot The End of an Era?
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Sep 17, 2014
Sep 11, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
Company Snapshot: Rent-A-Center
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Aug 21, 2014
Aug 14, 2014
Home Depot Adds New Dimensions
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Jul 30, 2014
Will PPG Make It South of the Border?
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Jul 25, 2014
Jul 7, 2014
Company Snapshot: 84 Lumber Company
Home Center & Hardware
Jun 27, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
Company Snapshot: Tractor Supply Co.
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Jun 11, 2014
May 29, 2014
Company Snapshot: True Value
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May 21, 2014
May 15, 2014
Apr 24, 2014
Apr 17, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Company Snapshot: Ace Hardware Corp.
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Mar 20, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
Patrick Lumber and the Pittsburgh Steelers
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Feb 27, 2014
Company Snapshot: Fastenal Company
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Feb 20, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
Home Depot Looks to Offer Same Day Shipping
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Jan 30, 2014
Company Snapshot: Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc.
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Jan 23, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
Ace Adds To Its Control Over Westlake
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Dec 31, 2013
Dec 19, 2013
Company Snapshot: BlueLinx Holdings Corporation
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Dec 12, 2013
Nov 27, 2013
Company Snapshot: Lumber Liquidators
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Nov 21, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
Carter Lumber Consolidates to Grow
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Oct 24, 2013
Company Snapshot: ABC Supply Co. Inc.
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Oct 17, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
The (True) Value of Secondary Product Lines
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Sep 30, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
Company Snapshot: The Home Depot Inc.
Home Center & Hardware CSG Snapshot
Sep 12, 2013
Operating a Home Center Warehouse Is No Slam Dunk
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Aug 29, 2013
Company Snapshot: Menard Inc.
Home Center & Hardware CSG Snapshot
Aug 22, 2013
Aug 16, 2013
Mutual Benefits: Lowe's Acquires Orchard Supply
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Jul 25, 2013
Company Snapshot: 84 Lumber Company
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Jul 18, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
Company Snapshot: Lowe's Companies Inc.
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Jun 20, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
May 30, 2013
Company Snapshot: Tractor Supply Co.
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May 23, 2013
Handy Hardware: No Longer a Co-op?
Home Center & Hardware Insight
May 16, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Company Snapshot: Ace Hardware Corp.
Home Center & Hardware CSG Snapshot
Apr 18, 2013
Apr 11, 2013
Menards Growing Through An Interstate Bigger Box
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Mar 28, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Company Snapshot: Fastenal Company
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Jan 24, 2013
Jan 17, 2013
Dec 28, 2012
Company Snapshot: Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.
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Dec 20, 2012
Industry News: Home Center and Hardware Chains
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Dec 13, 2012
Orchard Supply Finally Goes Beyond California
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Nov 20, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 7, 2012
Company Snapshot: Aaron's Inc.
Home Center & Hardware CSG Snapshot
Oct 23, 2012
Is Lowe’s Sitting On A Vital Succession?
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Oct 16, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
Company Snapshot: Huttig Building Products Inc.
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Sep 14, 2012
Industry News: Home Center and Hardware Chains
Home Center & Hardware DataTrac
Sep 14, 2012
Company Snapshot: True Value Company
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Aug 28, 2012
Company Snapshot: Michaels Stores Inc.
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Aug 16, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Company Snapshot: Orchard Supply Hardware Stores
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Jul 18, 2012
Hardware and Home Center Industry Updates
Home Center & Hardware DataTrac
Jul 9, 2012
Company Snapshot: The Sherwin-Williams Co.
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Jun 19, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
Jun 9, 2012
Company Snapshot: Do it Best Corp.
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May 15, 2012
Apr 17, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
Company Snapshot: Home Tractor Supply Center
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Mar 21, 2012
How Francis Blake Saved Home Depot
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Mar 16, 2012
Mar 12, 2012
Company Snapshot: The Home Depot Inc.
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Feb 23, 2012
Lowe’s Board Gets Grounded
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Feb 15, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
Company Snapshot: Ace Hardware Corp.
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Jan 30, 2012
Company Snapshot: Canadian Tire Corporation Limited
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Jan 26, 2012
Home Depot vs. Lowe’s: a Brief Update
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Jan 16, 2012
Canadian Tire Corporation Limited
Home Center & Hardware CSG Snapshot
Jan 13, 2012
Home Center/Hardware Industry Updates
Home Center & Hardware DataTrac
Dec 21, 2011
Dec 6, 2011
A Tale of Two Pro Dealers
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Nov 15, 2011
Home Center and Hardware Industry eUpdates
Home Center & Hardware DataTrac
Oct 31, 2011
Lowe’s Lows Could Portend Election Woes
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Oct 20, 2011
Company Snapshot: 84 Lumber Co.
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Oct 17, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
Home Center Company Snapshot: Tractor Supply Co.
Home Center & Hardware CSG Snapshot
Sep 22, 2011
Home Center Company Profile: Menard Inc.
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Sep 20, 2011
Lowe’s Closes Stores; Not Menard!
Home Center & Hardware Insight
Sep 15, 2011
Home Center and Hardware Industry Updates
Home Center & Hardware DataTrac
Aug 25, 2011
Home Center and Hardware Industry Updates
Home Center & Hardware DataTrac
Aug 23, 2011
A New 84 Prototype Eyes the DIY Customer
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Jul 7, 2011
Home Center/Hardware Industry Updates
Home Center & Hardware DataTrac
Dec 15, 2010
Losing Survivors
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