The Home Depot, Inc. (ticker: HD, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
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The Home Depot To Present at Goldman Sachs Thirteenth Annual Global Retail Conference
ATLANTA, Aug 30, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Home Depot(R), the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced that Carol Tome, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Joe DeAngelo, executive vice president, Home Depot Supply, will present at the Goldman Sachs Thirteenth Annual Global Retail Conference in New York, NY. The presentation will begin at 11:25 a.m. ET on September 6, 2006.
The presentation will be webcast live over the internet at homedepot.com. On the home page, select "Investor Relations" and a link will be displayed under "Executive Presentations." The webcast will be archived and available at the same location.
The Home Depot(R) is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,082 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. Through its HD Supply(SM) businesses, The Home Depot is also one of the largest diversified wholesale distributors in the United States, with more than 900 locations in the United States and Canada offering products and services for building, improving and maintaining homes, businesses and municipal infrastructures. In fiscal 2005, The Home Depot had sales of $81.5 billion and earnings of $5.8 billion. The Company employs approximately 355,000 associates and has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as the No. 1 Most Admired Specialty Retailer and the No. 13 Most Admired Corporation in America for 2006. The Home Depot's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index. HDE
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