Home Depot nails it 1Q as housing rebound emerges

ATLANTA - A busy spring pushed Home Depot's first-quarter profit and revenue...to home owners. Both Lowe's and Home Depot have seen comparable-store sales...out increasingly in the aisles of Home Depot."We had a stronger than expected...

US home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

...helping boost sales at stores like Home Depot and Lowe's and improving the likelihood...big-ticket items, Carol Tome, Home Depot's chief financial officer, said...heaters, riding mowers and grills.Home Depot earned $1.58 billion, or $1...

Lowe's 1Q profit up on sales growth, but still disappoints

...stark contrast to that of its rival, Home Depot Inc., which beat almost all projections...culprits. Industry watchers say Home Depot has capitalized on its strong presence...figure that was easily outpaced by Home Depot and also below most expectations...

Former caregiver pleads guilty to theft from 95-year-old

...said Assistant District Attorney Joanna Mastny.Watts had applied for two credit cards and opened an account at The Home Depot in hers and Vandergrift's names. Vandergrift also signed over the title to his truck to Watts, Mastny said. After...

NASCAR sponsorships more than just money

...NASCAR's primary sponsors have left the sport in the past five years. Others have reduced their support.UPS, The Home Depot, Office Depot, Best Buy, Crown Royal and the U.S. Army are gone. So is one of the sport's manufacturers...

Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

...what the bill could add to constitutional protection for religion.Top Georgia businesses, including Delta Air Lines, Home Depot and UPS, loudly opposed a tougher measure last session but stayed quiet this year while focusing on a $900 million...

Lowe's has strong 4Q as job market improves

...1,840 home improvement and hardware stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico at quarter's end.On Tuesday rival Home Depot Inc. reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results on strong holiday sales.

Home Depot 4Q tops Street on holiday; OKs $18B buyback

...Shoppers liked what they saw at Home Depot during the holidays, helping the...companies operating overseas, Home Depot warned that the strong dollar could...reflects this currency impact."But Home Depot is riding an improving, if unsteady...

Check roof for need of repair after harsh winter

...Dirty or splotchy shingles can be a sign of a problem, said Jim Englehart, a senior merchant for building materials at Home Depot."It's indicative of the granules being worn away," he said.Weather-related damage can include ice damming...

Goodwill holding spring job fair on Thursday

...Some of the employers include Augusta National Golf Club, The Augusta Chronicle, Biomat USA, Club Car, FPL Foods, Home Depot, Medac and Rural Sourcing.Goodwill's Helms College will hold open house during the event, with information and...