Home Depot

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Jim Melwert
May 14, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Three Republican state lawmakers from Chester County are asking Gov. Tom Wolf to move the county from “red” to “yellow,” based on his phased-in reopening plan, to ease what they feel are unnecessary constraints on businesses. Read more here.
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Home Depot customers
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Kim Glovas
March 24, 2020 - 5:44 pm
Home improvement stores, like Home Depot or Lowe’s, are still open during the coronavirus pandemic, as they are considered essential services. But the items customers seem to be buying aren’t necessarily essential. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
September 22, 2019 - 7:00 am
One of the largest hardware stores in the nation has announced it will no longer carry carpets and rugs treated with Scotchgard.
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Shoppers leave the Home Depot store in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.
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August 20, 2019 - 9:11 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer Home Depot cut its sales expectations for the year as lumber prices slid and the company braces for the potential impact of tariffs on its customers. The Trump administration delayed most of the tariffs it planned to impose on Chinese goods last week and...
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John McDevitt
November 30, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An 86-year-old Marine Corps veteran and Olympic medalist is getting some help from a platoon of volunteers so he can continue to live in his Montgomery County home. Joshua Culbreath’s North Whales home is getting a full makeover from the foundation to the roof. His...
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Lowe's said Monday that locations are underperforming and the decision will help the hardware chain focus on its most profitable stores and "improve the overall health of its store portfolio."
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November 05, 2018 - 11:31 am
By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) -- In another sign of the times for retail, Lowe's is closing 51 North American stores, including one in nearby Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Lowe's said Monday that those locations are underperforming and the decision will help the hardware chain focus on its...
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August 22, 2018 - 9:21 pm
By Paul R. La Monica (CNN Money) -- Lowe's is slimming down to better compete with Home Depot. The company, which recently hired Marvin Ellison away from JCPenney to be its CEO, said it is shutting down its Orchard Supply Hardware stores and plans to slash inventory at its Lowes stores. The home...
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Marvin Ellison
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May 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
By Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison, a former Home Depot executive, is leaving the department store chain after less than four years to become the top executive at Lowe's. The announcement Tuesday, just days after J.C. Penney released disappointing...
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