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January 5, 2012

The Mooresville, N.C.-based home improvement retailer's MyLowe's online product will be on display at the 2012 International CES show in Las Vegas.

The tech features of MyLowe's include a card or key fob to track in-store purchases online; a digital home profile to create rooms and store floor dimensions, product details and notes for the home; and folders to organize projects and ideas.

The Jan. 10-12 consumer electronics show is one of the biggest trade fair's in the country. 

 

 

August 31, 2011

Ten months after the launch of True Value’s new-and-improved e-commerce program, the statistics are beginning to pile up. Most importantly, perhaps, almost 2,000 stores have signed up for the program, allowing customers to shop online and pick up purchases in their local hardware store. 


There are some things still unknown in the e-commerce world, such as the correlation between Web browsing and in-store buying. But True Value believes it’s getting closer to an understanding. And it likes what the data are showing. 


January 10, 2011

If your company’s overarching online strategy sounds like this: “Integrate real-time platforms,” then your company is in trouble for two reasons. 1) The three words above were generated randomly by the Dack.com Web Economy Bulls--t Generator; and 2) Few people know what any of those words mean individually, let alone in conjunction with one another.


You gotta have a plan, in English. 


January 10, 2011

It’s been nearly two months since Chicago-based True Value launched its new e-commerce site, and in that time the hardware co-op has seen traffic to TrueValue.com triple.


The new site already features more than 22,000 SKUs of its core assortments in accordance with its Destination True Value format. 


October 3, 2010

How is True Value Co. rolling out its e-commerce program this fall? Based on interviews...

September 8, 2010

In his new post, Steve White will be responsible for driving the sales of products...

December 14, 2008

As customers walk toward the checkout registers at Lowe’s in Holmdel, N.J., they are confronted...

September 7, 2008

Lauren Wagner, supervisor, category management for Do it Best, has a simple definition for the...

September 3, 2008

Lauren Wagner, supervisor, category management for Do it Best, has a simple definition for the...

May 4, 2008

For both vendors and retailers, the growing “green” movement can present as much of a...

February 6, 2008

Port Washington, N.Y.-based research firm NPD Group pointed to garage storage as a home improvement...

July 15, 2007

Home channel retailers have room for online improvement, according to the results of a consumer...

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