The Home Depot Foundation Organization

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The Home Depot foundation was established. In 2010 they had the first spring black Friday in retail history. Allowing Home Depot to be one of the biggest and best home improvement stores in the United States. The products are and not limited to, a lumber yard, with many styles of wood, nails, glue and accessories to build with wood. Sand and cement for those jobs are available as well. There is a Hardware section, with tools, nails, hammers knife rope and accessories for these items to help with building anything in and around your home. There is a cleaning and house preparation area for the things that need to be cleaned up in your home. As well as electrical and plumbing to keep your home running right. once you have a home that is…show more content…
SWOT analysis1
“Home Depot is credited with having revolutionized the American home improvement industry. Since the recession, the company has witnessed phenomenal growth with the stock price growing by over 270% in the last five years alone. With services encompassing Do-It-Yourself, Do-It-For-Me, and Professional (Pro) customers, Home Depot has managed to carve its way to being the industry leader with an ~27% share. In this note, we analyze Home Depot’s business using the SWOT analysis to assess Home Depot’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Using this, we look at what might be in store for Home Depot going forward.” Trefis Team, Oct 6, 2015 “Strengths Leadership: Home Depot’s top strength lies in its leadership. In spite of being highly dependent on macroeconomic factors for success, the retailer managed to stand its ground during the recession. When revenues were declining at an annual rate of 7-8% between 2008 and 2010, Home Depot did not let EPS numbers dip below the $1.37 figure that was recorded in fiscal 2008. Home Depot’s focus on cost saving and productivity enhancing strategies under the leadership of former CEO Frank Blake was instrumental in seeing the company through the global meltdown. Clearly, Home Depot has survived one of the worst economic situations and has a number of strategies up its sleeve that could
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