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Mobile devices have big effect in marketplace

...starts to be a game-changer," he said. "It's not economical to have 50 styles of blenders in one store."Atlanta-based Home Depot is devoting less in-store space to patio furniture and generators, after seeing research and sales shift online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-21/mobile-devices-have-big-ef
Home Depot seeks workers over the age of 50 for new jobs

...knowledge and the passion," said Dennis Donovan, Home Depot's executive vice president for human resources. Atlanta-based Home Depot has about 35,000 jobs opening up at its 175 new stores in 2004, Donovan said. Under the agreement, the AARP...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/07/bus_403685.shtml
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Company plans stock buyback

...billion in cash, spokeswoman Paula Drake said. She said the final results will be released next week. Because Atlanta-based Home Depot decided to use cash in the tender offer, the company did not use a $2 billion credit line it set up in connection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/05/bus_142471.shtml
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Pay scale back in line for new CEO

...suspect it's unique to Home Depot because the pay and severance package given to Nardelli was so out of line." Atlanta-based Home Depot said in a regulatory filing that Mr. Blake could earn as much as $8.9 million in total compensation this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/25/bus_113857.shtml
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Nardelli says investor perception of Home Depot off mark

...quarter... Just go down the list, and you'll say, 'Gee, I think they're doing pretty good."' Is Atlanta-based Home Depot beating rival Lowe's? "You draw that opinion," Nardelli responded. In the numbers game, Home Depot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/14/bus_418859.shtml
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Secret Service makes arrests in Home Depot, Lowe's scam

...authorities said. Authorities are investigating at least a half-dozen other people in connection with the scheme. Atlanta-based Home Depot is the nation's largest home improvement store chain. Wilkesboro, N.C.-based Lowe's, with about half...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/05/bus_388450.shtml
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Company says flood of hurricane customers is 'unprecedented'

...provide sales figures or customer numbers, but a Home Depot spokesman described the rush as "unprecedented." Atlanta-based Home Depot has about 130 stores in Florida. Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe's has 65. For instance, a Home Depot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/03/hur_427404.shtml
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Home Depot in talks to cut sale price

...could fall through, or it might have to lower the price. Now, it appears financing is a key sticking point. Atlanta-based Home Depot has said publicly the deal is not contingent on financing, but there are scenarios under which a party could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/25/bus_141070.shtml
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Intense NASCAR finish parallels battles in retail

...the nation's No. 2 home-improvement chain, has grown at a faster pace in the past several years than Atlanta-based Home Depot, but it remains well behind the market leader in both number of stores and sales. Last year, Lowe's had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/20/bus_24541.shtml
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Tree farms thrive as fake trees gain market share

...come a long way. It's really hard to tell if it is artificial without touching it," said Bob Jacobson from Atlanta-based Home Depot, which sells both types of trees. Artificial trees appear to be particularly popular with apartment dwellers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/09/bus_436775.shtml
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