home improvement

What are the Forces Behind the GreenSky IPO?
What are the Forces Behind the GreenSky IPO?
May 17, 2018  |  IPO

GreenSky is going big, hoping to raise nearly $750 million for its initial public offering, an achievement that would put the lending FinTech firm in...

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Sears Builds Committee To Explore Kenmore Sale
Sears Builds Committee To Explore Kenmore Sale
May 15, 2018  |  Retail

Last month, investor and CEO of Sears Holdings Corp., Eddie Lampert, said his hedge fund ESL Investments was interested in bidding on some of the...

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Sales Were Up, Foot Traffic Was Too — But Lowe’s Disappointed Investors
Sales Were Up, Foot Traffic Was Too — But Lowe’s Disappointed Investors
February 28, 2018  |  Earnings

Investors were less than jazzed by Lowe’s latest earnings report, with a miss that came in below analysts’ expectations pre-earnings release. That displeasure was evident...

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Lowe’s Is Reaching Out Via Apple’s Text App
Lowe’s Is Reaching Out Via Apple’s Text App
January 25, 2018  |  Partnerships / Acquisitions

Apple and Lowe’s are partnering to change how the home improvement brand interacts with its customer base. According to news from Chain Store Age, the...

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Power Tool Pirates: How Fraudsters Are Targeting Their Favorite Industries
Power Tool Pirates: How Fraudsters Are Targeting Their Favorite Industries
January 02, 2018  |  Security & Fraud

Fraud is rampant in the furniture, appliance and home improvement industries. The average mid-range chargeback for purchases between $100 and $500 is up from $288...

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Pro.com Will Use $10M In Financing To Expand Its Contractor Services
Pro.com Will Use $10M In Financing To Expand Its Contractor Services
August 09, 2017  |  Investments

Pro.com, a tech-centric general contractor with licenses in Washington and California, announced that it has raised $10 million in a growth financing round. According to...

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Lowe’s Learns To Build A Better Omnichannel Experience
Lowe’s Learns To Build A Better Omnichannel Experience
July 21, 2017  |  Omnicommerce

Home improvement inspiration can come from unlikely places. And, as it turns out, the same can be said for a home improvement titan’s omnichannel muse....

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NEW REPORT: How Lowe’s Does Omnichannel Self-Improvement
NEW REPORT: How Lowe’s Does Omnichannel Self-Improvement
July 20, 2017  |  Omnicommerce

With companies from home improvement retailers to electronics manufacturers to clothing designers working to improve the online sales experience, good ideas can come from anywhere....

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Home Depot Ramps Up Tool Rentals In Acquisition Deal
Home Depot Ramps Up Tool Rentals In Acquisition Deal
July 10, 2017  |  Retail

Purchasing new tools for every home improvement project can become expensive — and amass quite a collection. Rather than buying each tool outright, home improvement...

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