Lowe’s Companies, Inc. to acquire Maintenance Supply Headquarters for $512 million

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (May 18, 2017) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products to the multifamily housing industry, for a total transaction value of $512 million. Based in […]

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Bunnings UK and Ireland appoints David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase

Bunnings UK and Ireland appoints David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase   Perth, Australia, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bunnings UK and Ireland today (17 May 2017) announced the appointment of David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase. He will join the business in late June, with responsibility for running […]

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Lowe’s to host 1Q 2017 financial results conference call on May 24, 2017

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) first quarter 2017 earnings press release, you are invited to listen to its conference call to be broadcast live over the internet on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time with: Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and […]

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The Home Depot® reports 4.9 percent sales increase for the 1Q FY 2017 vs. same period last year

ATLANTA, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (May 16, 2017) reported sales of $23.9 billion for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, a 4.9 percent increase from the first quarter of fiscal 2016. Comparable store sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 were positive 5.5 percent, and […]

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Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store pilots lightweight wearable robotic suit to support employees

Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store pilots lightweight wearable robotic suit to support employees   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s and Virginia Tech have joined forces to develop an exosuit—a wearable robotic suit with lift-assist technology— for Lowe’s store employees. Currently in pilot at Lowe’s Christiansburg, Va. store, the lightweight exosuit is designed to […]

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IKEA U.S. focuses on disadvantaged homeless at this year’s product donation program to the American Red Cross

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now in its third year, IKEA U.S. continues its product donation program to the American Red Cross running May 15th – 31st. This year, IKEA is focusing on the vulnerable and disadvantaged homeless in its 45 local markets through its donation of 4,500 ‘Care Kits for the […]

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. releases its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today (May 9, 2017) released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, providing a detailed review of the company’s sustainability progress during the past year. Titled “Serving With Purpose,” the report outlines how Lowe’s is building on its 70-year heritage of serving […]

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Overstock.com announces the appointment of Allison Abraham as its first chairwoman of its board of directors

Company president Saum Noursalehi elected to the board SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. Common Shares (NASDAQ:OSTK) / Series A Preferred (Medici Ventures’ t0 platform:OSTKP) / Series B Preferred (OTCQB:OSTBP) announces the appointment of Allison Abraham as the company’s first chairwoman of the board of directors. Ms. Abraham has served as a […]

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Lowe’s Iris smart home security system expands with new professional monitoring service

Lowe’s Iris smart home security system expands with new professional monitoring service   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. today (May 8, 2017) announced the release of a professional monitoring service for the all-inclusive, market-leading price of $14.95 per month for its Iris smart home security system. The new professional monitoring […]

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Lowe’s And Habitat for Humanity Empower Women With Construction Skills

Lowe’s And Habitat for Humanity Empower Women With Construction Skills   ATLANTA, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 17,000 women volunteers will come together starting Saturday in their local communities to help build or improve affordable homes alongside future homeowners as part of Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s 10th annual National Women Build Week. […]

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Overstock.com to host 1Q 2017 financial results conference call on Thursday, May 4, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (Common Shares – NASDAQ: OSTK / Series A Preferred – Medici Ventures’ t0 platform: OSTKP / Series B Preferred – OTCQB: OSTBP) is scheduled to release first quarter financial results for the period ending Mar. 31, 2017 on Thursday, May 4, 2017 after the market […]

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Lowe’s offers 10% off personal purchases to members of the U.S. Armed Forces

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announced today (May 1, 2017) it will expand its military discount program by offering 10 percent off personal purchases every day to current and honorably discharged members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The new program uses a MyLowes card for quick identification, is available […]

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IKEA US stores, Goodwill Industries International to host their first national furniture take back activity on Earth Day

IKEA US leads the way in helping customers understand how to live a sustainable life at home Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA US announced today that on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., as part of the ‘IKEA Sustainable Living Your Way Event’, IKEA US stores* (41 […]

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A. O. Smith Signature Series water heaters now available exclusively at Lowe’s stores and online

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s announced today the introduction of A. O. Smith Signature Series water heaters now available exclusively at Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com. The Signature Series line of water heaters manufactured by A. O. Smith, the leading brand in the residential water heating market, will consist of […]

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IKEA to open its Columbus store on June 7, 2017

COLUMBUS, OH, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (04/12/2017) announced that its future Columbus store will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, expanding the IKEA presence in the Midwestern United States. Customers can begin lining-up at the store on Monday, June 5, 2017 – […]

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Fendi inaugurates its first flagship store in Milan

Fendi inaugurates its first flagship store in Milan   Paris, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the recent Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan, Fendi inaugurated its first flagship store dedicated to the Maison’s distinctive universe of home furnishings and design. With an exceptional location on via Montenapoleone in the heart of Milan’s famous “Quadrilatero […]

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RONA recalls UBERHAUS ceiling fans model SW52-SN-R5W1 or product number 89325003

Boucherville (Québec), 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — RONA inc., wholly owned subsidiary of Lowe’s in Canada, is issuing a voluntary recall on UBERHAUS ceiling fans model SW52-SN-R5W1 or product number 89325003. This product was sold and merchandised between January 2011, and March 2017 in Réno-Dépôt, Marcil and Coupal stores in Quebec and in RONA stores […]

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Lowe’s Canada introduces on-demand virtual reality skills clinic — Holoroom How To

Preliminary studies by Lowe’s Innovation Labs reveal multi-sensory virtual reality can increase engagement and retention in home improvement education Boucherville (Québec), 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to introduce Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic and the latest iteration of Lowe’s Innovation Labs’ Holoroom experience, their immersive design […]

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Majid Al Futtaim Fashion to debut American homeware and furniture brand Crate and Barrel in Doha Festival City

Majid Al Futtaim Fashion to debut American homeware and furniture brand Crate and Barrel in Doha Festival City   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today announced the signing of an agreement with Crate […]

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to close its store at the Schuylkill Mall in Frackville, Pennsylvania

MILWAUKEE, WI, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), today (April 1, 2017)  announced it will close its Bon-Ton store at the Schuylkill Mall in Frackville, Pennsylvania. The company has entered into an agreement to sell the store property as of May 1, 2017, when the store will close. The closing […]

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Big Lots kicks off fundraising campaign to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Retailer Offers Donation Platform in All Stores and Online Columbus, Ohio, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots (NYSE: BIG), announced today (March 30, 2017)  the relaunch of their national point-of-sale fundraising campaign to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in their efforts to provide care to children in all 50 states and over 50 different countries […]

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IKEA completes installation of one of Ohio’s largest solar rooftops on its future Columbus store

COLUMBUS, OH, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (03/28/2017) announced that the solar panel installation is complete atop its future Columbus store opening Summer 2017. The array is one of the largest solar rooftops in Ohio, just as is the Cincinnati-area one. The Columbus store’s 213,000-square-foot solar […]

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Augmented Reality Used in Lowe’s In-Store Navigation App

MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s announced today (March 23, 2017) the launch of its Lowe’s Vision: In-Store Navigation app, the first retail application of indoor mapping using augmented reality. Leveraging Google’s augmented reality technology Tango, the app is designed to simplify the home improvement shopping experience. Beginning in April, customers visiting stores […]

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Kingfisher launches marketing campaign ‘Start Something New’ for its new range of Unique outdoor products

New campaign to support its first Unified and Unique outdoor range View our TV advert New Kingfisher garden and outdoor range, based on deep customer insight Rolled out across Kingfisher’s European businesses Campaign developed by award-winning creative agency Leo Burnett TVC creative directed by British actor and ‘Eddie the Eagle’ director Dexter Fletcher London, 2017-Mar-24 […]

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Lowe’s Canada sponsors Tagliani Autosport’s #18 racecar for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series (NPS) season

Lowe’s Canada sponsors Tagliani Autosport’s #18 racecar for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series (NPS) season   Boucherville (Québec), 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to announce its sponsorship of Tagliani Autosport’s #18 racecar for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series (NPS) season. In 2016, Alex Tagliani enjoyed his best season ever in […]

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Lowe’s Canada to support the entire independent retailer network and to further leverage the Ace dealer support program

Investing resources to support and grow the Canadian home improvement network and further leverage the Ace brand Ace dealers poised to receive more attractive product pricing, marketing support, a dedicated website with a platform for online sales and broader offering Boucherville, QC , 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada today (February 16, 2017) […]

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JCPenney partners with leading manufacturers and service providers to help customers with their home improvement plans

Test stores feature service displays for HVAC, bathroom remodeling, home water solutions and more PLANO, Texas, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — As homeowners continue to invest a larger percentage of their disposable income on home upgrades, JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] is capitalizing on the strong housing market by launching JCPenney Home Services™ this month. By partnering […]

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Fisch düngt Pflanze: REWE geht neue Wege mit Produkten aus Aquaponik

Nachhaltiges Verfahren schont Ressourcen und setzt auf Lokalität Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gemeinsam mit dem Berliner Start-up ECF Farmsystems engagiert sich REWE für ein ganzheitliches und umweltfreundliches Verfahren bei der Produktion von Barsch und Basilikum: Aquaponik. Die Aufzucht von Buntbarschen mitten in Berlin wird kombiniert mit dem Anbau von Kräutern – […]

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IKEA U.S. is one of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Conshohocken, PA, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — It was announced today that IKEA U.S. is one of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. IKEA U.S. is grateful to have been selected by Great Place to Work® and Fortune for […]

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Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic

Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic   MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 7, 2017), Lowe’s introduces Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic and the latest iteration of Lowe’s Innovation Labs’ Holoroom experience, their immersive design and visualization tool. Debuting at select store locations […]

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