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56 million cards affected by breach NEW YORK - Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-18/business-news
Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

...in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches at Home Depot and Target.Meanwhile, the company must also make...prevent the type of breaches that happened at Target and Home Depot. And it could be a compelling reason for retailers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-13/will-apples-digital-wallet
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...company said Tuesday.ATTORNEY GENERALS for Connecticut, California and Illinois are leading an investigation into the Home Depot data breach. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Edward Markey also sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/business-news
Murder charge in Atlanta SUV child death

...Stoddard said Harris also had looked at websites advocating a child-free lifestyle and had researched how long it takes to die in a hot car.Harris is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/murder-charge-atlanta-suv-ch
Sears 2Q loss widens on sluggish sales

...helped bring Kmart out of bankruptcy. But it has faced mounting pressure from nimbler rivals like Wal-Mart Stores and Home Depot.Sears is also facing broader issues that are tripping up many other retailers. Like other stores catering to the low...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-21/sears-2q-loss-wide
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...president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1. Frank Blake has been Home Depot's chairman and CEO since 2007, and he will remain chairman of the company.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news
Home Depot second quarter profit climbs 14 percent

ATLANTA - Home Depot's fiscal second-quarter net income...For the three months ended Aug. 3, Home Depot Inc. earned $2.05 billion, or...predicted earnings of $1.44 per share.Home Depot's stock gained $2.53, or 3 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-19/home-depot-2q-prof
The Way We Were: Columbia Road

...churches provided classroom space.That school was eventually relocated to Cox Road and the area provided space for Home Depot, Walgreen's and other businesses.Before getting my driver's license, I would ride my bicycle into Augusta by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-17/way-we-were-columbia-road
Memorial sought for Georgia toddler left in SUV

...died after being left inside an SUV while his father was at work at a Home Depot office in suburban Atlanta. The child's father Justin Ross Harris...Harris is a native of Tuscaloosa and moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/memorial-sought-toddler-left
Wife in Georgia hot car death case has retained a criminal defense attorney

...Blasco said in a statement.Harris is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.Home Depot spokeswoman Catherine Woodling confirmed Thursday that Harris no longer works for the company but would not say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/wife-georgia-hot-car-death-ca