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Lowe’s and Home Depot’s Differences Began Early

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Home Depot is about 30 years younger than Lowe’s, but is now by far the home improvement industry leader in overall sales. Speaking to Seth Basham, managing director of equity research at Wedbush Securities, Business Insider outlines key differences between …

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Lowe’s Snags Another Top J.C. Penney Exec

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Lowe’s has hired a second high-profile J.C. Penney executive, just two months after successfully recruiting the department store chain’s CEO. On July 20, Lowe’s named Joseph M. McFarland III as executive vice president of stores, effective Aug. 15. He will oversee Lowe’s …

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Home Depot Adds Home Decor Inventory

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The Home Depot is adding home decor to its product offerings, Forbes reports. In an email sent to customers, the company confirms it’s planning to add furniture, bedding material, wall decor, tabletop accessories and other home accents to its inventory. …

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Big Boxes Installing In-Store Pickup Options

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Home Depot and Walmart have both recently installed in-store pickup options for online orders, USA Today reports. Customers who make online purchases from Home Depot can come to participating locations, unlock one of the pickup lockers and retrieve their merchandise …

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Tesla Ending Home Depot Partnership at Year-End

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Tesla will cease selling its solar products at Home Depot by the end of the year, ending a brief retail partnership. Tesla began selling solar panels and batteries in Home Depot early this year, planning to create dedicated space for …

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Home Depot Spending $11B on ‘Internal Improvements’

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Home Depot is investing about $11 billion in “internal improvements,” including more distribution centers, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.  The Atlanta newspaper, which is located near Home Depot’s headquarters, interviewed company CEO Craig Menear about the retailer’s plans for growth. Rather than …

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Home Depot Reports Increase in Sales During First Quarter

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Home Depot released its first-quarter 2018 financial results May 15, reporting an increase in sales. The company achieved $24.9 billion in sales during the quarter, for a 4.4 percent increase above the same period in 2017. By April 29, Home …

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Walmart Labs and Home Depot Invest in Technology Workers

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Walmart’s technology division, Walmart Labs, is following the same steps as Home Depot as both big-box companies are searching for technology workers to add to their ranks, CNBC and Silicon Valley-based The Mercury News report. The Mercury News says Walmart Labs …

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