“That just isn’t evident at all right now in our knowledge — it is the opposite … There’s nonetheless demand and backlogs and backorders for the product, so we predict this is a longer-term cycle that started.” With the extraordinary progress 2020 delivered to the house improvement category, will demand drop off as soon as consumers finally start to go away their houses again? In its latest quarter, Lowe’s reported over 30% comps development from its pro customers, outpacing DIY comps, according to CEO Marvin Ellison. Home Depot, likewise, reported double-digit growth from both pro and DIY prospects, with pro slightly outpacing DIY, the retailer’s Chief Operating Officer Ted Decker mentioned in a call with analysts final week.

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