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Home Improvement Stores Industry Guide

Research tips, tools, and databases for researching the home improvement retail industry

Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse employees This guide contains resources and tips to help researchers find quality information about the home improvement stores industry.    The industry may also be referred to as "home centers" or "home improvement retail," or even "DIY retail."

Use these resources and tips to

Navigate through the research process using the links on the left side of the page. 

Industry & Market Research Basics Tutorial

Business Cluster students should take the Industry & Market Research Basics Tutorial (opens in a new window).

  • You'll want to set aside about an hour to take the tutorial
  • The tutorial walks you through key resources for your cluster project
  • At the end you will get a certificate of completion and a score

Get Help From Chad

Chad Boeninger, Business & Economics LibrarianI'm Chad Boeninger and I'm the Head of User Services and the Business & Economics Librarian at Ohio University. 

I'm here to help you with your business, sports, economics, or other library research.  

  • email: boeninge@ohio.edu (I generally try to reply within one business day, but it’s usually the same day).
  • phone: (740)597-1932