Posts Tagged ‘ Home Depot ’

Home Improvement Sector Projected to Reach $575.5B by 2031

May 25th, 2023

After three years of “unprecedented growth” for the home improvement sector, Home Depot reports that its figures for the first quarter of 2023 are down from Q1 2022. The big box retailer reports sales of $37.3 billion for the first quarter of 2023, marking a 4.2% decrease from the same time last year. Comparable sales […]

ODL Recalls Nearly 40,000 Severe Weather Inserts Over Safety Issues

May 8th, 2023

ODL Inc. issued a product recall last week for one of the company’s door glass products designed for impact resistance and hurricane protection. Issued in connection with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the recall pertains to “Severe Weather” door glass inserts manufactured between the dates of May 1, 2022, and December 6, 2022. Products […]

Mom-and-Pop Dealers Say With Smaller Size Comes Big Advantages

Mar 29th, 2023

At the front door of Steve and Debbie Barron’s showroom is a sign that reads: “Enter as strangers. Leave as friends.” That’s an expression you might expect to find at someone’s home—not hanging over a typical business. But on National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day, the Barrons are among many Mainstreet operations who are […]

J.D. Power Study Finds Door and Window Customers Want Personalized Experience

Aug 26th, 2022

It may not be a surprise to many but the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction StudySM confirms that adding a personalized touch to the patio door and window purchasing experience—from the product and shopping to delivery and installation—will provide the differentiation manufacturers and retailers need to set themselves apart from the […]

Lowes and Home Depot Financial Results Bear Out Focus on Pros

Sep 9th, 2021

When Lowes and Home Depot released their financial results last month, both posted earnings growth, not surprising given the continued growth of homeowners spending money on remodeling projects. But when dissecting the earnings transcripts for both companies, it was a focus on pro customers that dominated conversations, proving this is where both companies are continuing […]

Fenestration Companies Named by Forbes as Best Large Employers

Feb 12th, 2021

Andersen Corp., Pella Corp., Masonite and Fortune Brands (which includes Therma-Tru, Larson and Fypon), are among the top door and window related companies named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Large Employers for 2021, which was released this week. Five hundred large employers that received the most recommendations made the cut from 50,000 employees in […]

Industry-Related Companies Make Fortune 500 Listing

Jul 1st, 2020

Fortune 500 magazine ranked the biggest American companies in its June/July 2020 issue, a few of which are related to the door, window and housing industries. Home Depot led the list in the 27th spot, with $110,225 million in earnings and a 1.9% change from 2018., DOW came in 78th place earning $42,951 million according […]

Study Shows Online and On-Location Sales Must Work in Tandem

Jun 12th, 2019

According to study results recently released by J.D. Power, Ace Hardware and True Value were among the highest ranked home improvement retailers for customer satisfaction. Results also reveal that 41% of customers are browsing businesses online prior to making in-store purchases, while desiring more from their experiences on retailers’ websites. J.D. Power conducts its Home […]

As Subcontractor Shortages Hit 90% Virginia Moves to Alleviate

May 28th, 2019

As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) notes continued labor shortages throughout the residential construction and remodeling industries, training and certification programs have surfaced in high schools and community colleges nationwide, helping to address the issue. In Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam launched the Build Virginia initiative, geared toward helping the state’s job seekers to […]

Steves & Sons Wins Home Depot Award for the Fourth Time

Oct 4th, 2018

San Antonio-based door manufacturer, Steves and Sons, was recently named The Home Depot’s Millwork Partner of the Year. The company, now in its 152nd year, manufactures interior and exterior doors that are sold in more than 250 Home Depot stores throughout the southwest, while employing more than 1,100 through plants in Texas, Virginia and Tennessee. […]