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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
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
Business
Intense NASCAR finish parallels battles in retail

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - As chief executive of Lowe's Cos., Robert Niblock has plenty of numbers to worry about in his battle with The Home Depot Inc.: sales and inventory, revenue and earnings, how many stores to open and employees to hire.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/20/bus_24541.shtml
Business
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
Business
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 reports nearly 19 percent

ATLANTA -- Record sales and strong performance at stores open at least a year helped The Home Depot Inc. post a nearly 19 percent jump in second-quarter profit and prompted the retail giant to raise its earnings outlook for all of 2004.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/18/fin_425633.shtml
Finance
Employers redefine retirement as exodus of boomer workers looms

...now are struggling to fill jobs in health care, retail and government services, it's already a big issue. Atlanta-based Home Depot, which is opening 175 new stores in 2004, has about 35,000 jobs to fill this year, and recognizes that boomers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/23/bus_405535.shtml
Business
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
Business
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
Business
Two wins in a row

...picture looks good. I feel good where we are in the points with three races to go." Stewart, sponsored by Atlanta-based Home Depot, again refused to participate in mandatory post-race interviews, prompting NASCAR to say it would talk with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/28/nas_398723.shtml
Nascar