April 23, 2015

Sears Holdings Corp. is hoping to spark a turnaround in its struggling Hometown and Outlet Stores division with a 51-store refresh program that starts with seven stores in Arizona.

April 22, 2015

Ace Hardware is America’s favorite home improvement store and Costco is the favorite for home furnishings, according to a new nationwide survey by Market Force Information.

April 10, 2015

Ikea has broken ground for its future Las Vegas store.

April 9, 2015

Bed, Bath & Beyond Inc. missed Wall Street expectations with its fourth quarter 2014 profit and sales results.

April 9, 2015

Spring has been a time for fixing up homes and lawns since anyone can remember, but The Home Depot Inc. is giving a modern twist to the process.

April 9, 2015

Pier 1 Imports Inc. on Thursday reported a declining profit for its fourth quarter and also announced that it plans to close 100 stores as part of a three-year real estate optimization plan.

April 2, 2015

Ikea has gone live with the expanded solar energy array atop its store that opened nine years ago in Stoughton, Massachusetts.

March 31, 2015

Europe's largest home improvement retailer, Kingfisher, plans to close about 60 underperforming B&Q stores in Britain amid a 7.5% decrease in annual profit, Reuters reported.

March 25, 2015

Ikea announced plans to install a fuel cell system at its location in Emeryville, California.

March 24, 2015

Ikea will open its largest U.S. store on a 22-acre site in Burbank, California.

March 23, 2015

Kirkland's Home has overhauled its planning architecture and strategy with a customized, automated assortment planning solution based on Oracle technology.

March 23, 2015

A surging housing market is giving Lowe’s Cos. a feeling optimistic, to the tune of $5 billion.

March 19, 2015

Lowe’s is looking to put smile on the face of residents who live in the 10 U.S. cities hardest hit by this past winter by giving the areas a makeover.

March 19, 2015

Lowe’s Companies Inc. may have found the key to customer self-service. The DIY giant is rolling out new retail kiosks from KeyMe at select locations.

March 18, 2015

Williams-Sonoma set a milestone in 2014 as it reported that, for the first time ever, e-commerce sales made up more than 50% of all yearly revenues.

March 12, 2015

Positive traffic and conversion rates helped Kirkland’s Inc. increase net income during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 26% to $15.6 million, from $12.3 million in the year-earlier period. Net sales increased 14.5% to $178.7 million, from $156.1 million.

March 2, 2015

The "60 Minutes" episode alluded to in last week's Lumber Liquidators earnings conference call was apparently more damning than some analysts expected.

March 2, 2015

It may not be quite as cool as a shoe phone or a “Cone of Silence,” but Ikea is getting smart with furniture.

February 26, 2015

Conshohocken, Pa. -- Ikea announced that it has chosen VCC to serve as construction manager both for the site work and store development of its new, larger store in Burbank, California. The new location will replace the chain’s existing Burbank store, which is also Ikea’s oldest store in the Western United States.

Pending remaining approvals and permits, groundbreaking is on track for fall 2015 and store opening in spring 2017. Until the new, roomier store opens on the new site, customers can continue to shop at the existing Ikea Burbank.

February 25, 2015

Lowe's Cos. reported net earnings of $450 million for the fourth quarter ended Jan. 30, a 47.0% increase over the year-ago period.

February 24, 2015

Atlanta-based The Home Depot reported a strong fourth quarter performance, with sales up 8.3% to $19.2 billion, and fourth quarter net earnings up 36.1% to $1.38 billion.

February 18, 2015

Ikea has chosen R&O Construction to serve as construction manager for the site work and store development of its future 351,000-sq.-ft. location in Las Vegas.

February 11, 2015

Pier 1 Imports Inc. has named senior VP of planning Laura A. Coffey, 48, as interim CFO.

February 10, 2015

The Home Depot is prepping for spring, traditionally its busiest selling season, with 80,000 new hires and by rolling out the latest mobile technology to better serve customers.