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EPA Cites Home Depot as Energy Star Partner of the Year

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ATLANTA-The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named The Home Depot as a 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence. The agency cited the retailer “for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through promotion of energy-efficient products,” according to a Home Depot statement. Home Depot has been an Energy Star partner of theMore »

Last updated: April 9, 2014

Home Depot Nominates Hewett for Board

Wayne Hewett

ATLANTA-Wayne Hewett, president and CEO of Arysta LifeScience Corp., has been nominated for election to The Home Depot’s board of directors. Hewett has been president and CEO of Arysta LifeScience since 2010. His career also includes more than 20 years with General Electric, serving in such posts as CEO of GE Advanced Materials, vice presidentMore »

Last updated: April 2, 2014

Home Depot Net Falls in Q4, Skies for Fiscal Year

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ATLANTA-Although net income for the fourth quarter edged slightly downward, The Home Depot ended its fiscal year with an 18.7 percent gain in net income, to $5.4 billion. Net income for the quarter, which ended on Feb. 2, was $1 billion, down 0.8 percent. Net sales for the home-improvement retailer reached $78.8 billion for theMore »

Last updated: February 25, 2014

Home Depot Opens Direct Fulfillment Center for Online Business

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ATLANTA-The Home Depot has opened a direct fulfillment center (DFC) to bolster its e-commerce business, one of three DFCs the home-improvement retailer plans to open over the next two years. Located in Locust Grove, Ga., the DFC will stock about 100,000 products, extending the company’s capacity of about 35,000 products in each of its stores.More »

Last updated: February 11, 2014

Mohawk Carpet Wins Home Depot Innovation Award

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ATLANTA-Mohawk’s Soft Spring Carpet has been cited as a winner in the floor-covering category of Home Depot’s 2013 Innovation Awards. The carpet also received first runner-up honors in the overall Innovation Awards, finishing second to Cree’s LED light bulb.  Second runner-up honors went to Plantation Patterns Patio for its Create Your Own Collection line ofMore »

Last updated: October 8, 2013

Walmart, Target End Paula Deen Relationships

Paula Deen

BENTONVILLE, Ark., and MINNEAPOLIS-In the wake of the controversy regarding racist remarks Paula Deen admitted to, Walmart and Target have ended their relationships with her company, Paula Deen Enterprises. A brief statement from Walmart said that “we will not place any new orders (for Paula Deen merchandise) beyond those already committed. We will work withMore »

Last updated: June 27, 2013