Atlanta-based The Home Depot reported first quarter sales of $19.1 billion, up 7.4% from last year's quarter, which had one less week.
On a like-for-like basis, comparable store sales for the first quarter were positive 4.3%. U.S. stores comps were positive 4.8%, also on a like-for-like basis.
Benjamin Moore joined with The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's Williamsburg brand to launch The Williamsburg Color Collection by Benjamin Moore.
The new 144-color palette is “described as an assortment of paint colors authentically rooted in the history of our nation and its founding.” It also represents a mixture of colors from the 18th and 19th century, along with advanced paint technology from Benjamin Moore.
Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton received the 2013 Industry Award of Merit at the National Association of Electrical Distributors’ (NAED) national meeting in Boston.
As part of NAED’s Annual Achievement Awards, which recognize individuals and companies that embody the industry's highest standards, Leviton was honored for the company’s active role in promoting and supporting the wholesale electrical distribution industry.
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) Hallmark Certification Committee approved procedures for extending the term of Hallmark certification from four years up to a total of eight years.
A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for May 17, 2013
Indianapolis -- Speaking to the collected body of Do it Best Dealers during the co-op's Merchandising Market Preview here, Steve Markley described light bulbs as a high-interest, high-reward category.
Even though housing starts retreated in April, the Home Channel Stock Roundup shows nothing put gainers for the month and the year.
PrimeSource is promoting an in-store display that it calls a belt-clip collated finish center designed to eliminate collated fastener guesswork.
For the end user, the belt-clip package design brings fasteners right from the shelf to the user’s belt for easy access at the job site.
Indianapolis -- A number of innovations, events and product deals helped draw thousands of member-owners to the 2013 Do it Best May Market.
“From the strong member response at the Sneak Peek, to the solid attendance at our many seminars and training events and continuing out to the bustle on the market floor, we’ve seen a lot of enthusiasm among our members this weekend,” said Do it Best Corp. President and CEO Bob Taylor.
Menashe, Israel-based Caesarstone Sdot-Yam, manufacturer of engineered quartz surfaces, announced that it has entered into an agreement with IKEA US as the exclusive non-laminate countertop vendor.
Caesarstone will source, finish and distribute countertop products, including mainly Caesarstone quartz surfaces as well as other materials.