February 24, 2015

Home Depot posted a better-than-expected fourth quarter performance, but warned that a strong dollar could hurt its results for the year. 

February 10, 2015

The fact that Home Depot is hiring 80,000 associates for its busy spring season may not seem like a big deal, but the retailer is arming these employees with unprecedented retailing technology. 

January 23, 2015

Home Depot’s efforts to advance tech innovation in retail will be getting a big boost from the company’s latest initiative.

January 21, 2015

It may not feel like it in many parts of the country, but spring, the busiest time of the year for home improvement stores, is just around the corner. And Lowe’s is wasting no time in getting ready.

January 16, 2015

Home Depot’s CEO Craig Menear will take over as chairman of the board when Frank Blake retires Feb. 2. 

December 23, 2014

Home Depot EVP Marvin Ellison will become president of J.C. Penney on November 1 and succeed Mike Ullman as CEO of the department store retailer next August.

December 22, 2014

Executives from The Home Depot, Warby Parker and Chico’s will receive top honors from the retail industry next month when the National Retail Federation convenes its annual Big Show in New York.

December 12, 2014

Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) have become more common on companies’ senior leadership teams. They might be in even higher demand after the highly publicized data breaches at Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus and other companies in the past couple of years (see a timeline of data breaches in the past decade here). In fact, Neiman Marcus just hired its first CISO, Sarah Hendrickson. 

December 9, 2014

ECRM compared retail circular advertising in November 2013 vs. November 2014 and noted trends occurring across top retail chains.

December 2, 2014

Home Depot has agreed to buy the hardware business unit of HD Supply Holdings Inc., the industrial distributor that was once part of the home-improvement retailer and has since been a longtime partner. 

November 19, 2014

Lowe’s said its third quarter same store sales spiked 5.1% a day after Home Depot reported an even stronger increase.

November 19, 2014

Some of the biggest names in the retail industry have partnered with a new online shopping and fundraising platform called iMyne, which aims to make it easy for consumers to earn money and give to their favorite causes after shopping online. 

November 18, 2014

A surprisingly strong 5.8% same store sales increase at Home Depot’s U.S. stores suggests shopper behavior was little affected by revelations of a data breach earlier this year.

November 17, 2014

Environmental advocates and building industry pros have long circled each other in conflict and cooperation, but it seems that there's a loud and growing faction of activists putting a relatively new issue on the map.

November 11, 2014

ECRM compared retail circular advertising in September 2013 versus September 2014 and noted trends occurring across top retail chains.

October 20, 2014

Veteran Home Deport operations executive Marc Powers has been elevated to the role of EVP of U.S. stores as part of an ongoing leadership transformation.

October 13, 2014

Water conservation is big business for the nation’s largest home improvement retailer who earned accolades from the Environmental Protection Agency for selling nearly 13 million WaterSense devices.

October 10, 2014

ECRM compared retail circular advertising in September 2013 versus September 2014 and noted trends occurring across top retail chains.

October 2, 2014

Home Depot is extending its e-commerce capabilities westward with the opening of a dedicated online fulfillment center in California.

September 22, 2014

Two acquisitions in two years blended with organic growth have allowed Boot Barn to nearly double in size and lay claim to being America’s largest western and work wear retailer.

September 19, 2014

Investors don’t seem to care that Home Depot’s data breach is being characterized as the largest ever in the retail sector with shares of the company hitting a new high on Friday.

September 17, 2014

The Network of Executive Women (NEW) has confirmed retail executives from Walgreens, Home Depot, Family Dollar, Publix and Walmart as featured participants at the organization’s Leadership Summit this fall.

September 8, 2014

Twitter is taking a page from Facebook and testing its own Buy button, which will allow users of the social media platform to purchase products directly from Tweets.

September 5, 2014

Several Home Depot customers have filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, alleging that Home Depot failed to meet its legal obligation to protect their credit card and personal information.