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March 23, 2012

Boral USA, a manufacturer and supplier of building products and construction materials, introduced Boral TruExterior Trim at the JLC LIVE Residential Construction Show event in Providence, R.I. 

A new development in the Poly-ash category in the exterior trim market, Boral TruExterior Trim gives homeowners, builders, architects and contractors a long-lasting and low maintenance trim option. A solution for a variety of non-structural applications, Boral TruExterior Trim is a sustainable product, according to the manufacturer.

January 19, 2012

According to the Commerce Department's tally, December's total housing starts were down from November, but single-family starts were at the highest rate in 21 months.

December housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 657,000, down 4.1% from the November pace of 685,000. But compared with last year, total starts are up 24.9%.

January 9, 2012

The list of improving U.S. housing markets tracked by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) almost doubled in January 2012 with the addition of 40 new metro areas. The NAHB’s First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) now counts 76 improving markets, up from 41 in December, with 31 states and the District of Columbia represented by at least one entry.

July 13, 2011

HD Supply has named Gary Landress as president of Crown Bolt, its retail hardware division. Landress will report to Joe Izganics, senior VP of HD Supply.

Landress will replace Crown Bolt president Jon Michael Adinolfi, who has left the organization to pursue other opportunities.

May 1, 2011

The 2011 Golden Hammer Awards breakfast event in Las Vegas will include a panel discussion of industry leaders.

January 5, 2011

A growing number of engaged couples are listing home-improvement products in their gift registries, according to a just released survey by TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com. More than 12,000 couples with 2010 wedding dates were polled in the annual survey. Highlights include:

On average, engaged couples register at three retail stores, and 3% of the respondents registered at Home Depot in 2010. This compares to 2% in 2009. 

January 5, 2011

A growing number of engaged couples are listing home-improvement products in their gift registries, according to a just released survey by TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com. More than 12,000 couples with 2010 wedding dates were polled in the annual survey. Highlights include:

On average, engaged couples register at three retail stores, and 3% of the respondents registered at Home Depot in 2010. This compares to 2% in 2009. 

December 5, 2010

This week, Dearborn, Mich.-based Aco Hardware’s "Celebrate the Season Sale" is worth a look. The...

November 11, 2010

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe’s announced it will make over 16 USO centers across the country in...

October 31, 2010

Walletpop.com, the consumer shopping and finance site, has leaked the contents of Ace Hardware’s Black...

December 23, 2008

The New York-based hardware chain recently announced the opening of its 11th location....

November 25, 2008

OBI, a leading European DIY retailer, opened its second store in Romania, Wednesday, Nov. 26,...

August 5, 2008

“We were very pleased with the opening of the new location, and we received positive...

November 14, 2007

Domenico De Sole formerly served as CEO of Gucci Group....