CHICAGO, Sept 8- Home Depot Inc confirmed on Monday its payment security systems have been breached, a data theft analysts warn could rival Target Corp's massive breach last year.
Sept 8- Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc confirmed on Monday that its payment security systems have been breached, which could impact customers using payment cards at its stores in the United States and Canada. Home Depot, however, said it has found no evidence that personal identification numbers have been compromised, it said in a statement.
NEW YORK— Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.
Sept 8- Home Depot Inc is being tight-lipped about its possible credit card breach, the opposite approach to the one Target Corp took nearly a year ago.
Aug 21- Home Depot Inc named retail industry veteran Craig Menear as its chief executive, four months after he was appointed as head of the home improvement chain's U.S. retail business. Menear, 56, joined Home Depot in 1997 as a merchandising manager.
Aug 21- Home Depot Inc named Craig Menear its chief executive, replacing Frank Blake, who will stay on as chairman.
Aug 19- Home Depot Inc, the world's largest home improvement chain, said it expected same-store sales to grow faster in the second half of the year as customers furnish new houses and renovate existing ones in a recovering housing market.
Aug 19- Home Depot Inc, the world's largest home improvement chain, reported a better-than-expected 5.8 percent rise in same-store sales as customers spent more on home repairs after a severe North American winter. Analysts had expected Home Depot's same-store sales to rise 4.4 percent, according to research firm Consensus Metrix.
April 17- Home Depot Inc is putting a lid on new-store openings and focusing its expansion efforts on e-commerce, which presents some logistical challenges for a retailer that sells a lot of bulky materials, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Home Depot CEO Frank Blake discusses his efforts to improve the veterans' lives and homes. He also weighs in on housing around the world and changes that may be made surrounding health care for his company's employees.
Oct 11- The CDS of big box retailers Home Depot and Target have tightened significantly in recent months, but have the potential to widen in the months ahead as consumer spending is expected to increase only moderately.