First Ever ‘Green Shopping Aisle’ Caters to Environmental Enthusiasts Who Want Home DIY Projects


Environmentally-minded DIY enthusiasts can now enjoy the first ever ‘green shopping aisle’–complete with a real grass walkway and a canopy infused with foliage and butterflies.


The green aisle is, quite literally, festooned with evergreen climbers and vegetation to help eco-conscious shoppers find the section of the hardware store that will make their home more sustainable.

‘The Green Aisle’ launches today at one of Britain’s major hardware chains,  Homebase. The first stores to get the foliage-festooned aisle are: Haringey in London, Edinburgh, Bridgend, Birmingham, and Leeds–with more stores to follow.

In partnership with Smart Energy GB, the aisle showcases eco-friendly and energy-efficient home improvement products, as well as information on how to get a smart meter installed, all in one place.

MORE: Grocery Store Unveils World’s First Plastic-Free Aisle 

All of these efforts will help make homes greener and ready for winter.

‘The Green Aisle’ was created after research

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Fall is ideal for home shopping, firm says

Fall is an ideal time to buy a home. And in this “exceptional” year, the next few months may prove to be the best season for you and a Realtor at Allie Beth Allman & Associates to explore the growing inventory of homes coming on the market.

Here are four homes new to the market that will suit virtually any lifestyle, according to a company spokesperson.

A new penthouse at the Vendome is offered by Alex Perry and Elizabeth Wisdom. This two-bedroom home at 3505 Turtle Creek Blvd., unit 20F is situated on two floors and features northern and eastern views. Built out by the Hudson Construction Group, it features an open floor plan with a primary suite on each floor and special finishes. A bonus space on the upper level could be a study, den, game room or gym. The wraparound terrace provides views of the city and the

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Shopping for New Kitchen Cabinets, Explained

Flimsy shelves, chipping veneer, and awkward drawers are all signs it might be time to break up with your kitchen cabinets. Fortunately, today there are plenty of new cupboard options and styles in the sea—er, store. You just have to figure out what your type is. 

To get the nitty-gritty details out of the way so you can get to the fun part (renovating) faster, we tapped Home Advisor’s expert, Dan DiClerico, for advice. “New cabinets are really the biggest ticket item for the majority of remodels,” he notes. Typically, the addition will account for a third of your total budget (although he notes in a lot of cases, it’s more than that). “You could spend $100,000 on new cabinets if you wanted to—some people even do,” says DiClerico. Take a deep breath: The average cost of replacing old cupboards with new ones is around $5,000. 

Essentially, the range

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Qurate And Quarantine: Will Home Shopping Push This Name Higher? (NASDAQ:QRTEA)

Strip malls are history. – Jeff Bezos

Let’s be honest. Many of us have been spending a lot more time in front of our televisions and computer screens lately. Whether you’re watching the Sopranos for the first time or placing your order for next Monday’s grocery pick up, odds are you’ve been glued to your digital devices as well.

COVID-19 restrictions have zapped revenue from physical retail spaces, as consumers have been forced, or chosen in many cases, to remain home. It comes as no surprise that a company that operates popular online and televised brands, like HSN (formerly Home Shopping Network), would be positioned to benefit from this dramatic shift in consumer behavior.

Qurate Retail Inc. (NASDAQ:QRTEA) is a massive media conglomerate in the video and eCommerce spaces in North America, Asia, and Europe. The company employs over 25,000 individuals and oversees brands that reach nearly 400 million households,

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