All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Home Depot’

Black Friday 2014: The Best Deals

Black Friday, which historically has occurred on the day after Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday of November), is often regarded as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Some of the most notable deals from various businesses include: Best Buy, which opens at 8 a.m., local time, and closes at 10 p.m.: – a Panasonic 50″ Class LED 1080p HDTV for …

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Ace Metrix Ranks Top 10 Holiday Ads

Television and video advertising analytics firm Ace Metrix announced the top 10 highest scoring holiday ads heading into Thanksgiving. “As is true throughout the year, advertisers develop ads based on a variety of creative strategies. During the holiday season, however, it is even more challenging to break through the clutter and to grab the attention of increasingly distracted consumers,” said …

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Home Depot Hack Also Compromised 53 Million Email Addresses

A large and lengthy data breach put some 56 million credit cards at risk, Home Depot revealed back in September. Now, the largest home improvement retailer in the world says that it also exposed nearly the same amount of customer email addresses. According to a statement from Home Depot, further investigation has determined that files containing approximately 53 million email …

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Home Depot Data Breach Affected 56 Million Cards

The world’s biggest home improvement store has just given us the specifics on the lengthy data breach it confirmed a little over a week ago. According to the company, the attack put 56 million credit cards at risk. “Criminals used unique, custom-built malware to evade detection. The malware had not been seen previously in other attacks, according to Home Depot’s …

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Data Breach At Home Depot: Where Is The Panic?

The shifting attitude of American shoppers with regard to data breaches is a little surprising. When Target announced back in December 2013 that hackers had made off with the card information of thousands of holiday shoppers, it was a situation that hit the retailer’s brand pretty hard. The announcement came ahead of Christmas, the most important time of the year …

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Home Improvement Sales On The Rise As Home Owners Rebuild After Winter Storms

Home improvement is not just a mildly entertaining sitcom from the 90s. It’s a way of life for some people. They make weekly trips to Home Depot while helping to contribute to the store’s bottom line. Unfortunately for Home Depot, that wasn’t the case after a particularly rough winter killed their retail sales, but the retail giant is on its …

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Frantic Home Depot Apology Prompted By Racist Tweet

A racist tweet sent by a social media contractor of Home Depot has generated large unprecedented online outrage. The tweet which originated from Depot’s official Twitter handle, @HomeDepot, was part of a college football game promotion by ESPN. Although it was quickly deleted, many people had already taken screenshots of it and widely circulated it on the social media. (image) …

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Home Depot Apologizes for ‘Tweeting Gone Wrong’

In the digital world, things can change within a few seconds, with just the click of a button. Home Depot can definitely attest to such sentiments given their recent fiasco over a tweet that left consumers in hysterics. For those who missed it, the home improvement and construction supply retailer landed in hot water after a racist tweet was posted …

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Home Depot Latest Subject of ‘When Corporate Tweeting Goes Really Really Bad’

The Home Depot has been forced to issue a public apology after an unbelievably stupid tweet was sent out from their official account. Home Depot has since deleted the tweet, but it will live on forever thanks to quick Twitter users and their screenshot function: Here's a screenshot of the @HomeDepot tweet… pic.twitter.com/R1GmK5Iwv6 — Jonathan Wall (@imfromraleigh) November 7, 2013 …

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Home Depot Drops BlackBerry In Favor Of Apple’s iPhone

When it was unveiled, BlackBerry 10 was seen as the shining light for RIM BlackBerry as it heads back to the path of profitability. The platform’s fans think this is the one that will succeed, but the company still has a major problem ahead of it. It’s traditionally strong enterprise customer base is shrinking. Tom’s Hardware reports that Home Depot …

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Home Depot Stock Up On Increased Earnings Outlook

Home Depot stock is something that I would probably invest in. Emergency repairs and home decoration are always going to be in vogue and Home Depot will always get a chunk of those sales. The company seems to agree and has raised their annual outlook to reflect a better than expected second quarter. Reuters is reporting that Home Depot beat …

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