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Augusta lumber mill getting $25 million upgrade

...employs 150 workers. Most of the material is shipped on the East Coast for big-box retailers, like Lowe's and The Home Depot.Winfrey said the last major investment on the site was made in 2004, when new sawing and grading systems were added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-21/augusta-lum
Lowe's rides improving housing market to strong third quarter

...full-year forecast a day after rival Home Depot reported a 14 percent jump in third-quarter...for retailers such as Lowe's and Home Depot but right now, both companies are...forecast in August.On Tuesday, Home Depot said it earned $1.54 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/lowes-rides-improving-hous
Some Atlantic Coast Conference stars toil in the shadow of Florida State

...faces a fine of up to $260 and was given a Lane County Circuit Court date of Dec. 11, which is the same day as the Home Depot College Football Awards in Orlando, Fla. POSTPONED: The University at Buffalo's game against Kent State on Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-19/some-atlantic-coast-confe
Home Depot tops Street; breach costs still hazy

ATLANTA - Home Depot's third-quarter profit rose 14 percent...it pertains to its guidance for 2014.Home Depot said Monday during a call with investors...For the three months ended Nov. 2, Home Depot earned $1.54 billion, or $1.15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/home-depot-tops-street-bre
Dow, S&P 500 mark latest record highs; relief over better news from Japan and Germany

...reported third-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street's expectations. The stock shed $2.04 to $28.79.Home Depot's third-quarter profit rose 14 percent, but the company said it could not account for all possible losses from a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/dow-sp-500-mark-latest-rec
Sears explores sale-leaseback deal of buildings

...which was once a staple of American shopping, is facing pressure from nimbler rivals such as Wal-Mart Stores and Home Depot. It's is also dealing with broader industry issues, including a slow economic recovery that's not benefiting all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-07/sears-explores-sale-leaseb
Home Depot: Hackers also stole 53 million e-mail addresses

...addition to customers' card data, Home Depot said Thursday.The nation's largest...debit and credit cards in September.Home Depot is one of several retailers that...supporters say are more secure. Home Depot reiterated Thursday that it will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-06/home-depot-hackers-also-st
Businesses fight to stop shopping on the holidays

...Don't try to run to Publix for last minute fixin's. Dillard's, Sam's Club, PetCo, Burlington Coat Factory, Home Depot, Lowe's and GameStop will also be locked up. Finding time for turkey might be tough on Kmart workers. Kmart wants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-11-06/businesses-
Sears plans to raise more cash via rights offering

...bankruptcy protection. The company has since faced mounting pressure from nimbler rivals like Wal-Mart Stores and Home Depot.Sears is also facing broader structural issues. Like other stores catering to the low- to middle-income customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-20/sears-plans-raise-more-cas
Obama announces plan to tighten security for debit cards used for federal benefits

...year, including at big retailers including Target and Home Depot.In addition, the government will apply the security...retailers toward more secure standards.Obama noted that Home Depot Inc., Target Corp., Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-17/obama-announces-plan-tight