Retail Roundup—Nordstrom hosts consignment pop-up; Home Depot expands Pinterest shopping

Nordstrom store front facing mall
Nordstrom will host shoe consignment pop-ups. (Mike Mozart/CC BY 2.0)

Shoe consignment opens in Nordstrom

Stadium Goods is expanding its reach by partnering with Nordstrom for a shop-in-shop concept. Launching in April, the consignment store will feature the brand's hard-to-find styles in Nordstrom locations and via the department store's website. (Footwear News)

The Home Depot expands Pinterest shopping

The Home Depot has expanded its Pinterest visual discovery feature, Shop the Look, with more than 100,000 new shoppable home decor products. The platform allows consumers to look for and buy similar products to those featured in Pins. (PR Newswire)

Product delivery, quality employees key to Ace Hardware's future

Ace Hardware CEO John Venhuizen emphasized three competitive necessities for the company, including efficient product delivery, high-quality employees and optimism. Ace plans to make changes such more efficient truck routes and smaller deliveries, more often, to stores. (Hardware Retailing)

Second-highest Easter sales predicted

Easter spending is expected to reach $18.2 billion, almost the same as last year's record $18.4 billion, according to the NRF. Spending an average of $150 per person, consumers will visit discount stores, 59%, department stores, 46%, shop online, 28%, or go to a small local or specialty store, 25%. (Business Wire)