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Home Depot buys back HD Supply for about $9 billion

The Home Depot is out to compete more with online sellers including W.W. Grainger and Amazon Business by targeting the market for industrial maintenance, repair and operations products with an agreement to purchase HD Supply, a national MRO distributor it sold years ago. “The MRO customer is highly valued by The Home Depot,” Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said today.

A roofing supplies manufacturer takes pricing to new heights

With a new web-based pricing management system, Terreal has been gaining market share without losing out on profits, the manufacturer says. And with data-gathering solar roofs gaining popularity, it sees new uses ahead for its pricing technology.

Augmented reality boosts conversion for Home Depot

The home improvement retailer added augmented reality capabilities to its app and mobile web before the pandemic. The feature helps lift engagement and conversion as consumers spend more time shopping on their phones.

Black Friday is now just a concept at Home Depot as virus rages

The retailer said that for the first time, its Black Friday prices will be available online and in store throughout the entire holiday season, preventing the need to swarm on the actual day after Thanksgiving.