home improvement

SMB Financing FinTech Credibly Announces ProApprove Acquisition, $350M in Funding
SMB Financing FinTech Credibly Announces ProApprove Acquisition, $350M in Funding
June 13, 2022  |  Acquisitions

Credibly, a Michigan-based FinTech lending platform, on Monday (June 13) announced a pair of deals it said will drive growth in the home repair-financing space....

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Thumbtack Concierge Service Aimed at Helping Home Improvement Pros
Thumbtack Concierge Service Aimed at Helping Home Improvement Pros
March 09, 2022  |  Merchant Innovation

Home management platform Thumbtack is launching a personalized concierge service to help small home improvement providers convert more customer inquiries into confirmed jobs and optimize their operations,...

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Lowe’s, Home Depot Court Big-Spending Pro Contractors As DIY Takes A Breather
Lowe’s, Home Depot Court Big-Spending Pro Contractors As DIY Takes A Breather
August 19, 2021  |  Retail

Consumers may be returning to in-person shopping and social activities, but the desire to upgrade their living spaces has continued, as many offices plan to...

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Lowe’s Sales Sag Amid Decrease In Home Improvement
Lowe’s Sales Sag Amid Decrease In Home Improvement
August 18, 2021  |  Retail

North Carolina-based Lowe’s saw its comparable sales slip by 1.6 percent in the second quarter, the company said on Wednesday (Aug. 18), led by a...

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Home Depot Customers Make Few Trips, But Buy Bigger Items
Home Depot Customers Make Few Trips, But Buy Bigger Items
August 17, 2021  |  Retail

The Home Depot said its customer transactions fell roughly 6 percent last quarter, but average spending rose 11 percent when consumers did shop. For the...

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Angi Changes For The Better With 12 Pct Q2 Revenue Increase
Angi Changes For The Better With 12 Pct Q2 Revenue Increase
August 05, 2021  |  Retail

Angi Inc. has been through a lot of changes in the last year or so, from a new name to a new CEO, and all...

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Angi CEO Says Membership Plan Drives Repeat Customer Orders Amid Backlog Of Home Projects
Angi CEO Says Membership Plan Drives Repeat Customer Orders Amid Backlog Of Home Projects
July 13, 2021  |  Retail

In an industry where many have been forecasting the wind-down of the great home nesting and renovation trend for months, the CEO of home improvement...

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Shopify Acquires Primer For AR Home Design Tools
Shopify Acquires Primer For AR Home Design Tools
June 11, 2021  |  Partnerships / Acquisitions

eCommerce platform Shopify has acquired Primer, an augmented reality (AR) app that lets users test the effects of a home improvement project before getting their...

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Lowe’s, Home Depot Look To Build On Stay-At-Home Economy Success
Lowe’s, Home Depot Look To Build On Stay-At-Home Economy Success
May 24, 2021  |  Retail

If there was a blueprint from last week’s series of Q1 retail earnings announcements, it went something like this: In-store comps shot up over 2020,...

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