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February 25, 2014

Home Depot Inc.'s net income in the fourth-quarter edged down 0.8%, hurt by snow and severe cold and one less week in the period than a year ago.

Atlanta – Home Depot Inc.'s net income in the fourth-quarter edged down 0.8%, hurt by snow and severe cold and one less week in the period than a year ago. But cost costs helped its earnings to top estimates and the chain raised its quarterly dividend by 21%.

The very cold weather should boost sales this spring, the chain’s most important sales period of the year, as people repair homes damaged this winter, Home Depot said.

April 9, 2012

State and federal authorities in New Jersey broke up a multistate theft ring that stole merchandise from Home Depot Inc. stores by not ringing up all items at self-checkout counters, the Associated Press reported.

New York -- State and federal authorities in New Jersey broke up a multistate theft ring that stole merchandise from Home Depot Inc. stores by not ringing up all items at self-checkout counters, the Associated Press reported.

The thieves were active in about 70 Home Depot stores, mostly in New Jersey, and also in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.

January 12, 2012

Home Depot Inc. said Thursday that its spring hiring numbers match last year’s, with plans to bring on 70,000 seasonal workers for the spring season.

Atlanta -- Home Depot Inc. said Thursday that its spring hiring numbers match last year’s, with plans to bring on 70,000 seasonal workers for the spring season.

Last year, about half of the seasonal workers were hired permanently as cashiers, sales, lot and garden staffers.
 

November 15, 2011

Home Depot Inc. reported that net income in the third quarter rose 12% to $934 million, compared with $834 million in the year-ago period.

Atlanta -- Home Depot Inc. reported Tuesday that net income in the third quarter rose 12% to $934 million, compared with $834 million in the year-ago period. Storm-related repairs and spending on home projects gave the home-improvement retailer a third-quarter boost.

Revenue rose 4% to $17.33 billion from $16.6 billion last year, beating Wall Street’s expected $17.11 billion in revenue.

Same-store sales rose 4.2% globally and 3.8% in the United States.

March 5, 2008

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