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The Latest on Home Depot’s Acquisitions

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The Home Depot made deals to buy two businesses during the second half of 2017, eyeing opportunities for future growth online and in its brick-and-mortar locations. Now, reports suggest that the home improvement retailer is considering the purchase of XPO …

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What Keeps The Home Depot CEO Up at Night? ‘Change’

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The Home Depot CEO Craig Menear says “the amount of change that’s happening in our business” is what keeps him awake at night in a Dec. 20 episode of the Marketplace® podcast, distributed by American Public Media®. “Being able to …

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Home Depot Buys Bedding and Bath Company

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The Home Depot has announced its acquisition of Wisconsin bedding and bath business The Company Store. The Company Store operates five retail stores in Wisconsin, Maine and North Carolina, and an online store. Home Depot publicized the purchase Dec. 21, but …

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Home Depot Readies $15B Share Buyback

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During its 2017 Investor and Analyst Conference, Home Depot’s board of directors announced plans to initiate a $15 billion share buyback program, Reuters reports. “Since 2002 and through the third quarter of fiscal 2017, [Home Depot] has returned approximately $73 …

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Hurricanes Lift Home Depot in Third Quarter

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In its third-quarter financial results released Nov. 14, The Home Depot says sales related to hurricanes “positively impacted comparable store sales growth by approximately $282 million.” The big-box home improvement retailer beat analysts’ projections for its overall sales and its comparable store sales …

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Home Depot Ditches Chemicals, Focuses on Green Goods

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Home Depot is following in the footsteps of its big-box competitors like Walmart and Target to “disclose the chemicals in the products they sell and remove them whenever possible,” according to an article by Bloomberg. This news comes out of the company’s …

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Lowe’s, Home Depot Open Warehouses in Hurricane-Affected Houston

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Big-box home improvement retailers Lowe’s and The Home Depot each recently opened warehouses in the Houston area to help meet demand for building materials following Hurricane Harvey, reports the Houston Chronicle. According to the newspaper, Lowe’s signed a lease on a 244,000-square-foot …

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Google and Home Depot Team Up for Voice-Activated Ordering

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Google and Home Depot recently partnered to allow the big-box retailer’s customers to order home improvement products through the tech company’s voice-activated smart home products, reports Fortune. According to Fortune, the big-box home improvement retailer will sell its products online …

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