16 Facts About Home Depot

1. In March 2016 Home Depot agreed to pay at least $19.5 million to compensate the more than 50 million consumers affected.

FactSnippet No. 473,768 - en.wikipedia.org

2. Since the breach, Home Depot has rolled out new encryption technology for their cash registers and self-checkout systems to protect customers.

FactSnippet No. 473,767 - en.wikipedia.org

3. On September 18, 2014, Home Depot released a statement saying that the hackers obtained a total of 56 million credit card numbers as a result of the breach.

FactSnippet No. 473,766 - en.wikipedia.org

4. In 2011, Home Depot appealed against the decision to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, challenging the district court's denial of its renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law on the issues of infringement, willfulness, and damages.

FactSnippet No. 473,763 - en.wikipedia.org

5. In 1997, Home Depot entered the Chilean and Argentine markets.

FactSnippet No. 473,759 - en.wikipedia.org

6. In 2012, the Home Depot conceded that it misread the country's appetite for do-it-yourself products.

FactSnippet No. 473,758 - en.wikipedia.org

7. In September 2012, The Home Depot announced it was closing all big box stores in China.

FactSnippet No. 473,755 - en.wikipedia.org

8. In December 2006, the Home Depot announced its acquisition of the Chinese home improvement retailer The Home Way.

FactSnippet No. 473,754 - en.wikipedia.org

9. In terms of big box stores, the Home Depot has more stores than RONA.

FactSnippet No. 473,749 - en.wikipedia.org

10. In 2003, The Home Depot became a sponsor for Trading Spaces.

FactSnippet No. 473,743 - en.wikipedia.org

11. In 2005, The Home Depot was among 53 entities that contributed the maximum of $250,000 to the second inauguration of President George W Bush.

FactSnippet No. 473,738 - en.wikipedia.org

12. In 2006, The Home Depot started testing fuel centers at some of its stores.

FactSnippet No. 473,736 - en.wikipedia.org

13. On July 22, 2015, Home Depot acquired Interline Brands from P2 Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs' private equity arm, and the management of Interline Brands for $1.6 billion.

FactSnippet No. 473,734 - en.wikipedia.org

14. In 2013, The Home Depot established two large distribution centers in Atlanta and Los Angeles.

FactSnippet No. 473,732 - en.wikipedia.org

15. In 2006, the Home Depot acquired Hughes Supply the largest home retailer in the United States for $3.2 billion.

FactSnippet No. 473,731 - en.wikipedia.org

16. In 1989 The Home Depot became the largest home improvement store in the United States surpassing Lowe's.

FactSnippet No. 473,727 - en.wikipedia.org