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


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


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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Home Depot to Pay $5.7M for Allegedly Selling Recalled Products

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The Home Depot will pay $5.7 million to the U.S. government as a settlement for selling recalled products, The New York Times reports. From April 2012 to November 2016, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the home improvement big-box …

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Home Depot Converts 50 Store Rooftops Into Mini Solar Farms

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The Home Depot Inc. will transform 50 of its stores’ rooftops into mini solar farms, according to a report from the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In partnership with Current, a subsidiary of General Electric Company, and Tesla, Home Depot will participate …

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Home Depot Reports Historic Quarterly Sales

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The Home Depot reported Tuesday quarterly sales of $28.1 billion for the second quarter of 2017, which is a 6.2 percent increase over the same period last year. “We were pleased with our results this quarter as our customers rewarded …

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Home Depot Partners With Digital Decorating Company

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The Home Depot and online interior design firm Laurel & Wolf have partnered to provide professional decorating and home services to customers, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. The new partnership will enable customers to get personalized interior designs that incorporate project materials …

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Home Depot Buys Power Equipment Company for $265M

The Home Depot has announced an agreement to purchase Compact Power Equipment Inc., a national provider of equipment rental and maintenance services, for $265 million in cash. The transaction, which Home Depot confirmed July 6, is expected to close by the …

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Former Home Depot CEO: Don’t Get Complacent

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In a recent episode of “Fast Money” on CNBC, former Home Depot CEO Bob Nardelli spoke about how Home Depot has found success in both traditional and online retailing. “They are using the bricks and the clicks together,” Nardelli says in the …

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