Latest Home Depot Inc. Stories

2009-01-26 14:03:19

Home Depot Inc. said Monday it would close 48 locations and lay off 7,000 U.S. workers as a reaction to the economic environment. The retailer said the move would not impact floor-staff who deal with customers at stores that remain open.

2008-08-21 03:00:23

CHICAGO - The Home Depot Inc. said Tuesday that its second- quarter profit sank 24 percent and reiterated its downbeat outlook for the year amid a weak housing market that shows no signs of recovery. For the three months ending Aug.

2006-08-29 18:36:53

By Karen Jacobs ATLANTA (Reuters) - A cottage industry is growing in parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast to help residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina construct cheaper, easy-to-build homes.

2006-08-02 14:35:00

By Chelsea Emery NEW YORK (Reuters) - Receipt in hand, Peter Soltesz expected his trip to Home Depot Inc. to return a $25 faucet part would be quick and uneventful.

2006-06-14 12:55:06

BOSTON (Reuters) - Police are investigating Massachusetts outlets of Home Depot Inc. after discovering caches of cocaine and marijuana stuffed into merchandise at three local branches of the retail chain.

2006-02-21 08:22:07

Home Depot Inc. is on a mission to give its stores endless aisles. The top home improvement retailer has a bold vision to expand its online sales, including plans to broadcast live product demonstrations and how-to infomercials on its Web site, automation of special-order sales, and new catalogs focused on categories such as outdoor living.

2006-02-05 11:37:53

By Justin Grant and Karen Jacobs NEW YORK/ATLANTA (Reuters) - Unseasonably warm January temperatures have cooled sales of snow blowers but spurred sales of plants and decking, retailers say. In recent weeks, parts of the United States that typically get snowstorms have seen milder weather.

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