Articles Tagged ‘rona’

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Lowe’s makes DIY a way to (safely) get out of the house

New campaigns for Rona and Reno-Depot go after targets with different experience levels, but an equal desire to be outside.

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Lowe’s asks Canadians to let their homes take care of them

The hardware retailer’s new campaign aims to put a more positive spin on staying at home.

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Do closures at Lowe’s spell the end of the DIY era?

From the C-Suite newsletter: Experts weigh in on the home improvement retailer’s decision to shutter 34 stores.

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Lowe’s Canada to close 34 stores

The company plans to “simplify” its banners, change its assortment and focus investment on omnichannel and remaining stores.

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Kinetic hires former Michael Kors exec

Damon Sloane joins the design and tech firm in a role focused on helping clients drive retail innovation.

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Lowe’s helps consumers go hands-on with VR

The retailer is piloting a new, DIY-focused version of its Holoroom as part of its mission to embrace innovation.

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Lowe’s to buy Rona

What the $3.2 billion deal might mean for competitors in the home improvement space.

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Rona goes customized for Christmas

The home improvement store launches a new tablet-friendly content strategy ahead of the holidays.

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Up to the Minute: Meet the new Kraft Heinz president

Plus: New digs for John St., big wins for Giants & Gentlemen and more news you might have missed.

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Starts and changes

Target opens more stores and pairs up with Michael Buble, Sobeys picks up some gas, Canadian Tire gets into the small-format fray and Hudson’s Bay tests out a retro look.

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Design Report: The store of the future

What are the conditions that will shape the retail environment? We take a look at the biggest factors, and some retailers that are already addressing them.

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Three things: 2012 retail trends

Strategy picked out some significant themes from the past year, including men, pop-up shops and little big-box stores.

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In the aisles with Rona’s Karim Salabi

Rona’s EVP marketing tells strategy how the retailer is building a new, more compact urban DIY empire.

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Rona brings it home

The home improvement company has launched a new TV campaign that aims to tell Canadians about its true patriot love.

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Stops, starts and changes; Rona eyes smaller stores

Grand & Toy unfolds a Boomerang Box; Canadian fashion retailers finally join the e-commerce game; and Loblaw makes deep cuts as it struggles to shore up its bottom line.