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December 17, 2012

Some shoppers at HomeDepot.com received an unexpected bargain on Dec. 13 when a software snafu resulted in free or deeply discounted purchases. According to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, an online promotion for $101 off a specific appliance was mistakenly applied to every order placed on the retailer’s website. If the shopping cart totaled $101 or less, e-customers didn’t have to pay for their order.

August 20, 2012

Home Depot is piloting different versions of a contractor-homeowner referral service in four different markets after quietly acquiring Redbeacon.com last January, according to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

November 3, 2011

Home Depot will open a new customer support call center in Kennesaw, Ga., not far from its Atlanta headquarters, in 2012. 

The story first appeared in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and was confirmed by a Home Depot spokesman yesterday. 

The customer support center will start out with 400 employees and grow to about 700 employees by 2015. It will be located in the Chastain Meadows commercial park.

February 4, 2011

Home Depot will close a store in Gentilly, La., according to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Three other underperforming locations -- in Holland, Mich., and Rocky Mount and Greenville, N.C. -- have also begun liquidation sales, as reported earlier this week in Home Channel News. 

November 2, 2010

A former Home Depot product category merchant was sentenced to more than two years in...

July 8, 2008

Sales agents and employees of Robert Harris Homes, an Atlanta area home builder, have been...

May 29, 2008

Anthony Tesvich will plead guilty to three counts of tax evasion and one count of...

October 2, 2007

According to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the retailer plans “Home Depot Design Centers”...

August 9, 2007

The distribution center reportedly will support stores in Atlanta and Texas, with future stores on...

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