Tesla is rolling out manned kiosks at Home Depot stores as it begins selling residential rooftop solar panels and its energy-storing, rechargeable Powerwall battery via big-box, brick-and-mortar locations for the first time.
Springtime is home improvement retailers’ equivalent of Christmas, and they pull out all the stops to elevate their seasonal programs to the same level as the holiday efforts that take over the rest of the retail channels.
Over the past year, General Electric’s GE Appliances division has ramped up its shopper marketing efforts beyond those of most manufacturers in the home center channel, starting with activity at Lowe’s and The Home Depot.
The J. M. Smucker Co., Orrville, Ohio, promoted Barry C. Dunaway to president, Big Heart pet food and snacks. He succeeds David J. West, who will remain a member of the company’s board of directors, advising in areas such as corporate strategy and growth capabilities.