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September 27, 2012

A nationwide network of home improvement installers has been acquired by Roark Capital Group, a private equity firm that owns some of the best-known restaurant franchises in the nation. Roark’s plans for The Home Service Store (HSS), which already provides installation services for Lumber Liquidators, Costco and BJ’s Wholesale Club, are equally ambitious; the Atlanta-based investment firm has put Robert Sheft, who helped develop Home Depot’s first foray into installed sales, in charge of its expansion plans.

March 16, 2008

Armstrong Garden Centers, a 34-unit chain based in California, has purchased 16 stores belonging to...

March 5, 2008

The California chain of garden centers will move into the Southeast with the purchase of...