Lowe’s is one of the largest home furnishing chain stores in North America, and has now expanded beyond the United States. The company was founded by Lucas Smith in 1921 and is headquartered in North Carolina, USA. In 1940, Lucas Smith’s daughter took over Lowe’s company, and in 1943 she sold the company to his brother Jim, who worked with Buchman. Lowe’s has more than 1,840 stores in Mexico and Canada.
Home Depot is one of the world’s largest home furnishing retailers. The company was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank. Home Depot has more than 2,200 stores in North America. The motto of company leaders is to provide services to customers, communities, shareholders and employees.
BuildDirect is the world’s leading online home improvement and construction product wholesaler. The company mainly sells flooring and building materials online. BuildDirect was established in 1999 with the main goal of meeting the needs of global home improvement and construction products customers.
Northern Tool is a family business founded by Don Kotula. At first, the company mainly sold products through catalog mailing and telephone. After that, Northern Tool grew rapidly and sold more products, including tools, water pumps, air compressors and snowmobile parts. In 1981, Northern Tool opened its first store, showroom and leased warehouse in Burnsville, USA. Northern Tool products include generator air compressors and pressure washers.
Tool King is a family business with five retail stores in Australia. Tool King was founded by the Robson family in 1977. Tool King has more than 4,500 products in stock, including hand tools, workshop equipment, power tools and fasteners. The products produced have undergone strict standard testing, which includes repair and replacement warranty.
Harbor Freight Tools was established in 1977 as a family business. It is one of the leading manufacturing companies in the United States, with more than 750 stores in the United States. The Harbor Freight Tools store sells 7,000 high-quality accessories and tools at affordable prices. The tool products produced by the company include automobiles, workshop equipment, hand tools and power tools.
Essential Hardware is an online discount hardware store launched in 2005. The website sells 300,000 kinds of hardware and household goods of 140,000 brands online, including hardware, household appliances, gardens, automobiles, tools, and sports goods.
ProBuild is one of the world’s largest, most innovative and trustworthy building materials suppliers. The company was established in 1987. Since then, the company has been a leading manufacturer and supplier of building and structural, urban construction related products.
Stardust Building Supplies is a home improvement and second-hand store chain located in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The store mainly sells redesigned floors, wood, lighting, electrical appliances and fixtures. The mission of Stardust Building Supplies is to provide high-quality recycled materials. Stardust Building Supplies has three affordable rescue supplies for building home projects and encourages the community to reuse them. Most of its proceeds are used in community assistance programs.
Masco is one of the global commercial companies dedicated to providing innovative and high-quality products. Masco was founded by Alex Manoogian in Detroit, Michigan, USA in 1929, and then became a public company in 1936. From 1954 to 1970, Masco began to produce pipe machines and redesigned the product into a new and attractive triceratop. From 1970 to 2000, Masco acquired numerous construction companies and industrial manufacturers. Now, Masco is the world’s leading manufacturer of brand-name products for home renovation and new house cubicle construction. Products include plumbing, cabinets, professional and windows, decoration, construction, etc.