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June 19, 2013

No matter how you slice them, the numbers of the HCN Top 300 Industry Scoreboard reflect the rising housing market, increased spending on the home and an easy comparison with the previous year's performance.

Of the leading 300 home channel retailers, 277 show positive sales in the most recently completed finished fiscal year, and 12 show declines. Eleven others are listed as flat.

August 29, 2012

When Ace Hardware injects a motivational speaker into its general session, that’s news.

Roy Spence is the “S” of Austin, Texas-based advertising agency GSD&M, whose client list includes Southwest Airlines, The PGA Tour, Popeyes and Ace Hardware.

February 22, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores posted its seventh straight quarterly sales decline, falling short of its own projections for the holiday period.

September 29, 2010

Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart announced its board of directors has elected Charles Holley, 54, as chief...

September 16, 2008

The retailer’s commitment will support such organizations as the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army,...

September 7, 2008

Just in time to capitalize on the traditional fall football frenzy, Walmart has transformed more...

September 1, 2008

Beginning last month and running through Sept. 30, select stores have customized their Garden Centers...

June 17, 2008

The Bentonville, Ark.-based chain plans to spend $13 billion to $14 billion on growth plans...

March 20, 2008

The retailer will recycle approximately 2.5 million tires in 2008 to manufacture the eco-friendly Majestic...

February 13, 2008

The company described the project as a major step toward its goal of using 100...

January 31, 2008

As of Jan. 30, the company had more than 97,000 items entered into its scorecard...

January 16, 2008

The retailer is set to open four stores that use 25 percent less energy and...

January 7, 2008

Jack Sinclair will oversee the grocery business for Wal-Mart and will integrate planning, category management...

January 6, 2008

Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart has lost its case in North Carolina to recoup more than $30...

December 6, 2007

U.S. chain store sales increased 3.5 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the...

October 28, 2007

Wal-Mart’s sale of more than 100 million compact fluorescent light bulbs -- earlier than anticipated...

October 21, 2007

With Wal-Mart Stores’ announcement early in October that it had already surpassed its goal of...

October 11, 2007

Costco came out strong last month with comparable-store sales rising 6 percent....

October 2, 2007

The world’s largest retailer set the goal of selling 100 million compact fluorescent light bulbs...

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