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2010-07-14 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The HOME STAR Coalition, a diverse group of nationally recognized companies, labor and environmental organizations and associations, today issued an open letter to President Obama and the United States Senate encouraging the inclusion of the bi-partisan HOME STAR legislation in the Small Business Jobs bill. The Home Star Coalition letter can be viewed here: www.homestarcoalition.org/HSC_letter_to_obama_and_senate.pdf. The HOME STAR Coalition also...

2010-07-08 06:45:00

STATESVILLE, N.C., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Jig-A-World USA, Inc., makers of innovative automotive and home improvement products, today announced its partnership with The Home Depot stores to stock its eco-friendly line of products - EconoGreen Plastics(TM). The EconoGreen Plastics(TM) family of products includes trash bags and drop cloths designed to help consumers reduce environmental waste. These heavy duty bags are made from 100 percent recycled materials and are 100 percent...

2010-06-07 07:10:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the nation's leading organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, today announced a partnership with The Home Depot to educate customers on the importance of calling prior to digging. Results from a recent national survey that found more than half (57 percent) of Americans who plan to dig on their property this year will not notify their local...

2010-05-19 07:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Home improvement retailers that are customer-focused are better able to attract and retain loyal customers who might have otherwise shopped at a more conveniently located retailer, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. Home Improvement Retailer Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) The study, now in its fourth year, measures customer satisfaction with home...

2010-05-12 07:41:00

ATLANTA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced that Mark Holifield, senior vice president, Supply Chain will present at the Janney 2010 Consumer Conference in Boston, MA. The presentation will begin at 8:50 a.m. ET on May 26. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO) The presentation will be webcast live over the internet at http://ir.homedepot.com. A link will be displayed...

2010-05-07 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The Home Depot® Foundation and associates from The Home Depot are joining in the relief efforts in the aftermath of the floods that have caused significant damage in Nashville and throughout Middle Tennessee. The Home Depot Foundation has committed $100,000 to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which has mobilized two relief funds, the Metro Nashville Disaster Response Fund and the Tennessee Emergency Response Fund....

2010-05-04 07:43:00

ATLANTA, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced today that it will hold its First Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, May 18, at 9 a.m. ET. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO ) A webcast will be available by logging onto http://earnings.homedepot.com and selecting the First Quarter Earnings Conference Call icon. The webcast will be archived and available...

2010-05-03 07:27:00

LAS VEGAS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Home improvement product resellers attending the National Hardware Show® May 4-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center will have access to a wealth of insights and information -- exclusive to the Show and absolutely free to attendees. A series of seminars will highlight important market trends and provide inside information and proprietary research from the most respected publications, organizations and experts. The list of presenters includes...

2010-04-21 11:00:00

ATLANTA, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Home Depot® Foundation's Board of Directors today announced 10 first cycle grants totaling $3.7 million to build healthy, affordable homes for working families, create safe community playspaces for children, and assist cities in their efforts to develop sustainable communities. The grants will go to national and local community nonprofit organizations, from the National League of Cities to the Cleveland Housing Network, and...

2010-04-19 10:56:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The housewares/homewares industry will have a chance to celebrate some of its most exciting new products in a special ceremony at the National Hardware Show®, to be held May 4-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. HomeWorld Business magazine's Third Annual Innovations Awards, held the second day of the Show, will honor excellence and innovation in such categories as Cleaning Supplies; Storage Organization; Small...


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