Canadian home sales rose 3.6 per cent from April to May this year, the largest monthly gain in almost two years, according to The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
Jun 18, 2013 12:30PM
Lowe’s Inc., the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, plans to expand in California with the acquisition of Sears spinoff Orchard Supply Hardware Stores for $205 million in cash.
Jun 17, 2013 9:38AM
Discount retailers continue to expand across Canada at a rapid pace as retailers anxiously await the expected arrival of Walmart and Target stores in their neighborhoods.
Jun 13, 2013 1:26PM
Coast Building Supplies Ltd. and their two locations in British Columbia have joined Castle Building Centres Group Ltd. and Commercial Building Supply (CBS).
Jun 13, 2013 11:26AM
Rona Inc. issued today a voluntary recall on Vector Pro hatchets. The 700-gram (1.5 pound) model 576 and CUP 7-7354400576-2 hatchets were available for sale in Réno-Dépôt stores in Quebec and Rona stores throughout Canada,...
Jun 13, 2013 10:45AM
Home construction in Canada jumped more than expected from April to May, despite predictions of a slowdown due to an overbuilt condominium market and tighter federal mortgage rules.
Jun 10, 2013 2:58PM
The floor covering retail industry in Canada has been hit by rising competition from large home improvement stores and a weak housing market, according to the Floor Covering Stores in Canada Market Research Report from IBISWorld.
Jun 7, 2013 11:51AM
Electric car drivers now can juice up their vehicles free of charge at Peavey Mart stores in Western Canada.
Jun 6, 2013 12:13PM
June 5, 2013--For a seventh consecutive year, Ace Hardware ranks highest in satisfying home improvement retail store customers in the U.S., according to the J.D. Power & Associates 2013 Home Improvement Retailer Satisfaction Study released...
Jun 5, 2013 5:56PM
TORONTO — Canada’s premier awards program for home improvement dealers has a new home. The Outstanding Retailer Awards (ORAs) will be owned and managed by Hardlines Inc. Hardlines, which publishes the quarterly hardware/home...
Jun 4, 2013 4:09PM