Home Improvement Retailers: Investing Essentials – NASDAQ.com
(AP) Posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014 12:00 am Afternoon delight Associated Press | 0comments ANAHEIM, Calif. – Yoenis Cespedes and the Boston Red Sox rebounded from an exhausting 19-inning loss with an energizing victory. Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, Rubby De La Rosa pitched five-hit ball into the eighth and the Red Sox won their first series in three weeks with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. The teams had to go right back to work about 12 hours after a 61/2-hour epic won 5-4 by the Angels on Albert Pujols’ homer well after midnight. Most position players were exhausted, and neither team scored in the first seven innings on a hot day at Angel Stadium. Cespedes broke it open with his first homer for his new team, driving a pitch from Joe Smith (4-1) into the Boston bullpen in left.
Let’s take a closer look at home improvement retailers to see how they can make for smart investments. What are home improvement retailers? The home improvement retail industry is composed of businesses all sharing a common goal: selling products to enhance the value of homes. The specific business models of those businesses vary greatly from company to company, though. Some of the best-known chains, including Home Depot and Lowe’s , are big-box retailers with broad product offerings spanning just about every aspect of home improvement, from lawn and garden to raw lumber products and from kitchen and bathroom accessories to windows and indoor and outdoor flooring. Source: Home Depot. Other smaller players have a more focused approach to their business.