November 19, 2015

The CEO of Kirkland's blamed disappointing third quarter sales on traffic problems that he expects to persist into the fourth quarter despite the busy holiday season ahead.

November 18, 2015

Lowe's pointed to a favorable economy and improved productivity while reporting third-quarter results that beat expectations.

November 17, 2015

Atlanta-based Home Depot reported steady growth of transactions for its DIY and pro customers in third quarter 2015, leading the way to net sales of $21.8 billion, up 6.4% from the same quarter last year.

November 12, 2015

Orchard Supply Hardware is still marching toward its expansion goal of 100 stores and $1 billion in sales by 2017.

November 11, 2015

The newest retail concept from Restoration Hardware now has its very own brick-and-mortar home.

November 10, 2015

Ikea is looking to open its first store in the state of Indiana.

November 10, 2015

Pier I Imports is getting personal in its online marketing efforts, delivering individualized content to customers that is based on their previous shopping activity.

November 10, 2015

Home furnishings retailer Wayfair increased revenue and narrowed its loss in the third quarter thanks to what the company's CEO called "customer growth accelerating at a phenomenal pace."

November 9, 2015

Specialty home furnishings retailer Z Gallerie has long operated a catalog and e-commerce site along with 57 physical stores, but the Los Angeles-based chain wants to update for the omnichannel era.

November 6, 2015

The New York attorney general's office has reached a settlement with Lowe's to refund up to 10% of flooring installation fees paid by more than 16,000 customers. The Associated Press reports that Lowe’s, with 64 New York stores, overcharged the customers with a deceptive sales practice that it has since agreed to halt. The retailer had offered installation of carpeting, tile, wood and laminate flooring by third-party contractors at square-foot rates that were applied to materials bought, not those actually installed. [Miami Herald]

November 2, 2015

Rather than let third-party platforms have all the online home services fun to themselves, Sears is joining the game.

October 30, 2015

Jordan’s Furniture, known for its larger-than-life stores that combine retail with all manner of entertainment, is outdoing itself in its next location.

October 29, 2015

Home improvement retailer Ace Hardware Corp. is making its POS preferences known.

October 27, 2015

Ikea plans to install a solar energy system atop its Las Vegas store, opening summer 2016.

October 21, 2015

The Bon-Ton Stores announced it will close its Elder-Beerman stores in the Huntington Mall in Huntington, West Virginia and the Lima Mall in Lima, Ohio.

October 21, 2015

Williams-Sonoma has entered into an agreement with Mexico’s leading department store retailer to open stores in that country.

October 20, 2015

When you know what’s coming your way, it’s much easier to make successful plans.

October 20, 2015

RH (Restoration Hardware Holdings) has unveiled the latest iteration of the brand’s next-generation design galleries concept at Cherry Creek Shopping Center, in Denver.

October 15, 2015

Rooms to Go is cutting the ribbon this weekend on the largest retail furniture store in the Southeastern United States.

October 13, 2015

X Team International, an international alliance of retail real estate advisors, announced that partner, Stokas Bieri Real Estate has negotiated two 10-year leases for Great Gatherings in Virginia and Maryland.

October 13, 2015

Ikea wants to open a second store in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

October 12, 2015

Restoration Hardware unveiled its newest store concept, one aimed at a more modern sensibility than its existing stores.

October 7, 2015

Restoration Hardware’s (RH) new store in Chicago features its signature blend of upscale home furnishings amid an opulent backdrop but adds a new twist: dining.

September 30, 2015

Ikea continues its commitment to renewable energy with the opening of its store in St. Louis.