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Starbucks and Home Depot permanently raising wages

Nov 19, 2020
A growing number of people across the country and the political spectrum support raising the minimum wage. Is this a sign of a bigger shift?
Starbucks is boosting starting salaries to help attract and retain new employees.
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Winter is coming for home improvement retailers

Nov 18, 2020
As people spend less time outdoors, will they keep shopping at places like Home Depot and Lowe's?
A shopper pushes her cart while people wait in line to enter a Home Depot in Marina del Rey, California, earlier this year.
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Home-improvement stores thrive as residents take on projects

May 19, 2020
Home Depot reported a 6% increase in sales and True Value says paint sales are up more than 20% as Americans use lockdown to clean up, paint up, and fix up.
A Home Depot in Miami. The home improvement chain reported a 7% increase in quarterly revenue.
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Mild winter and revamp investments boost Home Depot

Feb 25, 2020
Home Depot posted better-than-expected earnings and revenue for the fourth quarter.
Home Depot reported better than expected sales and profits, partly due to a mild winter.
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Can the home improvement market continue to grow?

Feb 24, 2020
Companies like Home Depot and Lowe's have benefited from homeowners fixing what they already own.
Home improvement is a big part of Home Depot's and Lowes' business.
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Home Depot stock sinks after it cuts 2019 forecast

Nov 19, 2019
The home improvement giant has struggled with its e-commerce initiatives, as a lot of people still turn to in-store employees for advice.
The home improvement store has struggled with its e-commerce initiatives. Above, a Home Depot is El Cerrito, California, in 2018.
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Spending on home improvement could fall next year

Oct 27, 2019
After a decade of growth, demand for remodeling and repairs is expected to soften.
Customers shop for home improvement products at a Home Depot store.
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Home Depot reports earnings this week

Aug 19, 2019
Some things are looking up for the retailer. Others, however ...
A sign for a Home Depot store in 2018 in El Cerrito, California.
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How the latest tariff hike could hit Home Depot and Lowe's

May 21, 2019
The Trump administration more than doubled tariffs on many Chinese goods.
A Home Depot store in Burbank, California is seen on February 18, 2019.
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Home Depot cites unfavorable weather in disappointing quarter

Feb 26, 2019
Home Depot today reported fourth-quarter sales that disappointed analysts. One factor cited by the company was unfavorable weather conditions. “It was cold, it was snowy, and perhaps worst of all, it was wet,” said CEO Craig Menear in a conference call. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
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