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  • Stocks to Watch: June 23, 2016

    Home Depot, Boeing and Bed Bath & Beyond are making headlines this Thursday morning.

  • *UK retail veteran Archie Norman advising. LONDON, June 22- The new Australian owner of British home improvement retailer Homebase has reversed the previous management's program of store closures, potentially saving as many as 700 jobs, its boss said on Wednesday. Bunnings, part of Australia's biggest retail group Wesfarmers Ltd, completed its 340 million...

  • What to do when it comes to extended warranties

    After you’ve spent your hard-earned cash on an appliance or tech item that costs a pretty penny, do you still need to plunk down more money on an extended warranty for it? CNBC’s Sharon Epperson gives you the insight the next time you are asked at the register if you want the extended warranty.

  • Lowes home improvement interior

    Lowe's reports quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations.

  • *Q1 adj EPS $0.87 vs est $0.85. *Net sales jump 7.8 pct to $15.23 bln vs est $14.87 bln. May 18- Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc followed larger rival Home Depot Inc in reporting better-than-expected quarterly sales as strength in the U.S. housing market and favorable weather led to strong demand for building and home renovation products.

  • *Q1 adj EPS $0.87 vs est $0.85. *Net sales jump 7.8 pct to $15.23 bln vs est $14.87 bln. May 18- Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc followed larger rival Home Depot Inc in reporting better-than-expected quarterly sales as strength in the U.S. housing market and favorable weather led to strong demand for building and home renovation products.

  • Lowe's latest earnings beat shows improvement

    The home improvement retailer released quarterly results that topped analysts' expectations.

  • May 18- Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc followed larger rival Home Depot Inc in reporting better-than-expected quarterly sales as strength in the housing market and favorable weather led to strong demand for building and home renovation products. Lowe's raised its full-year profit forecast to about $4.11 per share from about $4.

  • Lowe's posts Q1 beat

    It's a good report but not as good as the headline numbers suggest, says Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Company, breaking down Lowe's quarterly results. Also Nagel reexamines Home Depot's quarter but reiterates his positive outlook on the home improvement space.

  • May 18- Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc followed larger rival Home Depot Inc in reporting better-than-expected quarterly sales as strength in the housing market and favorable weather led to strong demand for building and home renovation products. Net income rose to $884 million, or 98 cents per share, in the first quarter ended April 29, from $673 million,...

  • Home Depot beats earnings expectations

    The world's largest home improvement retailer released its first-quarter fiscal 2016 results.

  • Home Depot beats Street, raises guidance

    I tell clients Home Depot is a big, well-run, liquid play on the United States, says Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co., breaking down the retailer's quarterly results and sharing his outlook on the company.

  • May 17- Home Depot Inc, the world's biggest home improvement chain, reported a 9 percent rise in quarterly sales, saying that inconsistent weather drove demand across the board. The company's net income rose to $1.80 billion, or $1.44 per share in the first quarter ended May 1, from $1.58 billion, or $1.21 per share, a year earlier. Net sales rose to $22.76 billion from...

  • May 13- Lowe's Cos has reached an $8.6 million settlement of a U.S. agency lawsuit accusing the nation's second-largest home improvement retailer of illegally firing workers who went on medical leave for a long time. The accord resolves Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims that Lowe's violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by terminating...

  • May 13- Lowe's Cos has reached an $8.6 million settlement of a U.S. agency lawsuit accusing the home improvement retailer of illegally firing workers who were on medical leave for a long time. The accord resolves Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims that Lowe's violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by terminating employees whose medical...

  • OTTAWA, May 12- Canada's Competition Bureau said on Thursday it would not block Lowe's Companies Inc's proposed purchase of Canadian firm Rona Inc, saying it was satisfied the deal would not substantially lessen competition. The C $3.2 billion takeover bid, which Lowe's unveiled in February, will help the U.S. home improvement retailer compete with Home Depot.

  • Sherwin-Williams to buy Valspar

    The largest US paint retailer will pay $113 a share to buy rival Valspar Corp.

  • Spring flowers

    An unseasonably warm winter may boost full year profits, for one particular sector.

  • A customer enters the Lumber Liquidators store in Denver.

    Sales at stores open more than 12 months fell 17.2 percent, much steeper than the 12 percent drop expected by analysts.

  • Lumber Liquidators sales miss expectations

    The flooring retailer posts a bigger than expected decline in fourth quarter sales.