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2009-03-05 08:00:00

Just One Concentrated 1.5 oz Dissolvable Detergent Pouch Equals OneFull Gallon of Concentrated Standard Cleaners...Cleaning Better-Faster-GREENER! STAMFORD, Conn., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets: GETG) announced today the introduction of G-CLEAN(TM), their new line of concentrated ultimate biodegradable dissolvable pouches. G-CLEAN pouches are made from American-grown plant base oils and put the power of nanotechnology into your pressure washer...

2009-03-03 08:00:00

ATLANTA, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced that Marvin Ellison, executive vice president, U.S. Stores, will present at the Raymond James 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Fla. The presentation will begin at 9:15 a.m. (EDT) on March 9, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO ) The presentation will be webcast live at www.homedepot.com. On the home page, select "Investor...

2009-03-03 07:00:00

Industry Leader in Quality Specialty Home Improvement Products to Discuss Growth Strategy at Presentation on March 18, 2009 DALLAS, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. Home Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: USHS) today announced that Murray Gross, the Company's chairman, chief executive officer, and president will present at the B. Riley & Co. 10th Annual Investor Conference at 3 p.m. (PDT) on March 18, 2009. The conference will be held at the Palms Casino Resort, 4321 West Flamingo Road, Las...

2009-02-26 15:30:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot(R), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that its board of directors declared a fourth quarter cash dividend of 22.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable on March 26, 2009 to shareholders of record on the close of business on March 12, 2009. This is the 88th consecutive quarter the Company has paid a cash dividend. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO ) The Home Depot is...

2009-02-24 05:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot(R), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today reported a fiscal 2008 fourth quarter consolidated net loss of $54 million, or a loss of $0.03 per diluted share, compared with net earnings of $671 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, in the same period in fiscal 2007. These results reflect a pre-tax business rationalization charge of $387 million, a pre-tax write-down of the Company's investment in HD Supply of $163...

2009-02-17 15:00:00

- New Title to Target Young Homeowners, Women and Couples; On Newsstands February 27th - First magazine to capitalize on changing DIY home trends that accounted for more than 73% of home projects in 2008 NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Home, a new home improvement magazine from Reader's Digest Association's Home & Garden Group, officially launches on newsstands on February 27th. Fresh Home, a bright, energetic lifestyle magazine that approaches do-it-yourself with equal...

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. However, at its continuing locations, reductions are planned for 10 percent of its managerial staff, about 2,000 jobs, American City Business Journals reported Monday. Home Depot cut 500 jobs a year ago and closed 15 stores at the cost of 1,300 jobs last May....

2009-01-08 13:56:54

A Home Depot official says the U.S. home improvement retail chain will no longer sponsor the Olympics and Paralympics. Home Depot spokeswoman Jean Niemi said as part of the company's decision to end all Olympic sponsorship after 16 years, it is ending its Olympic jobs program aimed at helping Olympic hopefuls train, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution said Wednesday. The Home Depot program had allowed Olympic athletes to be paid for full-time work and enjoy employee benefits while only working...

2008-11-12 12:00:14

Nielsen Online, a service of the Nielsen Company, today announced that 78 percent of adult online consumers made a purchase over the Web in the previous six months, according to @Plan, Winter 2008/2009 Release. The No. 1 online transaction category was travel, with 38 percent of adult online consumers making at least one travel purchase on the Web in the previous six months (see Table 1). Credit card account management and home banking took the No. 2 and 3 spots, with 36 percent and 35...

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. 3, the nation's largest home improvement chain said its net income fell to $1.2 billion, or 71 cents per share. That's down from $1.59 billion, or 81 cents per share, during the same period last year. Meanwhile, revenue slid 5.4 percent to $21 billion,...