Newsletters HIR-News-12-07-20 December 7, 2020February 15, 2021 0 Comments HIR: 18 Days Until Christmas HIR: 18 Days Until Christmas HIR: 18 Days Until Christmas View Online SUBSCRIBE ADVERTISING INFO LATEST NEWS & FEATURES December 7, 2020 3 Ways to Build Stronger Customer Relationships In terms of demographics, there have been several noteworthy changes that can help retailers target consumers who are purchasing home improvement products and identify how they access information. Read More Dodge Momentum Index Steps Lower in November Since the expiration of support programs in the CARES Act, the economy has struggled to maintain traction and in its wake planning for nonresidential building projects has slowed. As the next wave of COVID-19… Read More Grainger Announces CFO Leadership Transition O’Keef has been with Grainger since 2018 and brings nearly 30 years of financial and executive experience to his new role. As Vice President and Treasurer, he leads the company’s Treasury, Financial Planning and… Read More The Home Depot to Open New Distribution Centers; Add 400 New Jobs “Our customers have varying needs – from DIYers renovating a room in their home to professional contractors on job sites to institutional business customers overseeing maintenance and repair operations,”… Read More Home Improvement Spending Tops $440 Billion According to the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), in 2020, sales reached $439.9 billion, an increase of 8.7 percent. Consumers accounted for 71.8 percent of sales, and pros 28.82 percent. Read More NRF chief economist says pandemic made this year’s holiday forecast the most challenging ever “There is no doubt this is the most unusual economic environment in our lifetimes,” Kleinhenz said. “I cannot think of a period with so many simultaneous factors hitting the economy at once when formulating this… Read More Three New Project Kits from Crescent APEX The Crescent APEX eSHOK-GUARD Ceiling Fan and Light Installation Kit (CAEBH2CK-4) puts the must-have tools for safe installation of a ceiling fan or light fixture in one place. The 11-piece kit comes with a Crescent… Read More Small Appliance Sales Rise This Holiday Season Sheltering at home has disrupted our routines and eating patterns and increased the demand for portable kitchen appliances that complement many lifestyles. This year, small appliances will be at the top of many gift… Read More Holiday Shoppers Take Advantage of Early, Thanksgiving Weekend Deals “As expected, consumers have embraced an earlier start to the holiday shopping season, but many were also prepared to embrace a long-standing tradition of turning out online and in stores over Thanksgiving weekend… Read More The Home Depot Expands Skills Trades Initiative with “Path to Pro” Program Eighty-three percent of contractors still have trouble finding skilled workers, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Construction Index, and at any given time, there are about 300,000 skilled labor job openings*. Read More HomeImprovementRetailer.com 41 Crabapple Ln Barrington Hills, IL 60010 US Manage Subscription | Manage preferences ← Tractor Supply Company Announces New Distribution Center in Ohio NOVA USA Wood Products Celebrates 15th Anniversary → You May Also Like HIR-News-01-03-19 January 3, 2019April 26, 2019 0 HIR-News-12-26-19 December 26, 2019January 6, 2020 0 HIR News 07-25-19 July 26, 2019August 22, 2019 0 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.