Posts Tagged ‘ The Home Depot Inc. ’

A Look Back: DWM’s Top Stories of 2023

Dec 28th, 2023

As the year wraps up, [DWM] takes a look back at the year and tallies our top stories over the last 12 months. At the top of the list is a lawsuit involving a big name in the business, but facility closures and acquisitions collectively dominated the list. Readers kept the list pretty well-rounded, with […]

Report Accuses Jeld-Wen and Home Depot of Contributing to ‘Forest Crimes’

Nov 16th, 2023

A report produced by the nonprofit Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) accuses Jeld-Wen and The Home Depot Inc. of contributing to illegal deforestation. The 501(c)(3) agency reports that its investigative findings connect “forest crimes” in Equatorial Guinea and Asian processing hubs with “millions of doors sold to U.S. consumers via more than 750 Home Depot stores […]

Home Depot Announces $150 Million Venture Capital Fund

May 5th, 2022

The Home Depot Inc. announced a $150 million venture capital fund, dubbed Home Depot Ventures, earlier this week. The fund will target and see partnerships with early-stage companies to accelerate emerging technologies and foster innovation. According to a company news release, the fund will invest in companies that advance Home Depot’s ability to provide a […]

Home Depot Finally Lays 2014 Data Breach to Rest

Dec 3rd, 2020

A years-long investigation into a security breach exposing the personal information of 40 million customers is set to finally end for home improvement retailer The Home Depot Inc. The Atlanta-based company reached a multistage agreement, through which it will compensate 46 states and the District of Columbia with a total of $17.5 million. The incident […]