Posts Tagged ‘ Lowe’s ’

Report Accuses Jeld-Wen and Home Depot of Contributing to ‘Forest Crimes’

Nov 16th, 2023

A report produced by the nonprofit Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) accuses Jeld-Wen and The Home Depot Inc. of contributing to illegal deforestation. The 501(c)(3) agency reports that its investigative findings connect “forest crimes” in Equatorial Guinea and Asian processing hubs with “millions of doors sold to U.S. consumers via more than 750 Home Depot stores […]

Metrie Deepens Commitment to Lowe’s With New Retail Distribution Center in Louisville, Ky.

Jul 24th, 2023

Metrie recently announced that it is adding a new retail distribution center in Louisville, Ky. The new facility is expected to be fully operational by the end of the year and, according to the company, puts Metrie in a position to continue to grow with one of its top retail customers: Lowe’s. “The addition of […]

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 […]

Pella, Eastman, Others on Forbes’ Best-in-State List for Engineering

Aug 30th, 2022

Pella Corporation topped the list of Iowa companies on Forbes’ America’s Best-in-State Employers list for 2022, joining several other big door and window industry names, including PGT Innovations. Forbes indicates that it partnered with market research company Statista to compile the fourth annual list, which is divided into 51 rankings—one for each of the 50 […]

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 […]

Challenges Combine Around Labor Shortage and Trade School Perceptions

Jun 14th, 2019

Labor shortage, decline in workforce, trade skills gap—use whatever term you’d like, but they all amount to the same set of challenges for home building and remodeling companies. Some blame the Great Recession for thinning out workers, while others think a lack of emphasis on trades during schooling has left them without a viable workforce. […]

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 […]

Therma-Tru to Make NASCAR Debut

Sep 6th, 2018

Brickyard 400 will have a new sponsor this year. Therma-Tru Corp, through their Lowe’s Companies Inc. partnership, will be represented on the No. 48 Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 car. The car will be driven by seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champ Jimmie Johnson. “We can’t wait to see our logo on the No. 48 […]

Lowe’s Launches Major Hiring Binge

Feb 15th, 2017

Lowe’s announced that it’s hiring 1,700 full-time employees between now and October to fill new customer support and central production office positions. “While home improvement inspiration and product selection often begins online and progresses at the store, the work starts at home,” said Jennifer Weber, chief human resources officer. “We want to be there every […]

Lowe’s Appoints Jocelyn Wong Chief Marketing Officer

Jan 23rd, 2017

Lowe’s Companies Inc. has been appointed Jocelyn Wong to the position of chief marketing officer. Wong most recently served as senior vice president and general merchandising manager for the seasonal business. She will report to Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer, and succeeds Marci P. Grebstein, who has left the company. Wong will oversee the […]