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Frank Blake

Housing is back and so is Home Depot

Interview by Geoff Colvin, senior editor-at-large @FortuneMagazine September 26, 2013: 8:03 AM ET The housing bust was certainly unpleasant for Frank Blake. As CEO of Home Depot ( HD, Fortune 500 ), the world's largest home-improvement retailer, he had to lay off 11,000 employees and ...

Cramer: Build position in Home Depot?

" That's what the Mad Money host said after talking with Home Depot CEO Frank Blake. During the exclusive conversation, Blake spoke about many bullish catalysts for the company including products such as WiFi enabled locks and light bulbs that could potentially last more than 20 ...

Late spring means home improvement sales on hold in Northeast

Frank Blake, Chairman & CEO of Home Depot, discusses his company's do-it-yourself extravaganza in Las Vegas, and provides his outlook on the spring selling season. Definitely the cold weather has had an impact on us, says Blake. Still, the sector is growing tired of the waiting ...

Can't increase prices 'fast enough': Mohawk CEO

Frank Blake, chairman & CEO of Home Depot, discusses his company's plans to increase its online orders and accommodate mobile shoppers. Also Blake weighs in on his support of Internet taxes. In a separate "Squawk Box" interview Wednesday, Home Depot Chairman and CEO Frank ...

Craig Menear apparent front-runner to succeed Frank Blake at Home Depot

In a series of leadership moves at the Home Depot announced Friday, a front-runner for a successor to CEO Frank Blake is emerging. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer announced that Craig Menear, 56, has been named president of U.S. retail, effective immediately. That will give ...

Four Pillars Of Success For Brand Builders In China

... enter and every customer segment you might want to target, through hard data and on the ground experience, you are better off waiting on the sidelines until you have a more air-tight strategy.” Home Depot CEO Frank Blake recently told Fortune that his company never fully understood the customer...

[video] Jim Cramer: Housing Cycle Isn't Drawing to a Close

That, in essence, is what Home Depot ( HD ) CEO Frank Blake said last night about why he doesn't think that we are at the peak or even near it when it comes to both his company and the housing-related entities in general. Home Depot's put more thought into what drives sales than just ...

Is Home Depot giving up on "Going Green" Strategies? : TreeHugger

" So it was surprising to see press release from something called the National Center for Public Policy Research with the headlines: Home Depot Applauded for Opposing Extreme Green Regulations; Free-Market Advocates Commend Home Depot CEO Frank Blake for Pledge Not to Pursue Harmful ...

Home Depot CEO predicts sales boost from housing recovery

Frank Blake, CEO of Atlanta-based retail giant Home Depot (NYSE: HD) predicted rising home prices would increase renovation spending Bloomberg reported Friday. “As home prices go up, people start going, ‘OK, my house is now back to being a significant source of value for me,’” said ...

Home Depot CFO sells outsized stock after retail head named

Carol Tomé, the Atlanta-based home improvement retailer’s chief financial officer for the past 13 years and who was thought to be on a short list of candidates to replace Chief Executive Frank Blake when he retires, sold 326,610 shares (a $26.5 million sale), the WSJ says. That’s more ...

Prosecution moves to mayor's dealings with Home Depot in Ray Nagin corruption trial on Tuesday

" In an email correspondence in late January 2007, Home Depot Chief Executive Officer Frank Blake wrote to the corporation's vice president of governmental affairs and lobbyist Kent Knutson alerting him that Nagin had called, and asking for advice on how to proceed. "Kent, got a ...

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) news: The Home Depot's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results

Joining us on our call today are Frank Blake, Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot; Craig Menear, Executive Vice President, Merchandising; and Carol Tome, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Services. Following our prepared remarks, the call will be opened for ...

The Google-Nest Deal Is Huge

Judging by Frank Blake, the CEO of Home Depot HD, it's huge. Here's why I write that. Not that long ago, Frank came on Mad Money, and I was pressing him about how he could still grow sales without upping the store count as well. Home Depot, after all, is building only one new ...

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD): The Home Depot's CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results

Joining us on our call today are Frank Blake, Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot; Craig Menear, Executive Vice President, Merchandising; and Carol Tome, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Services. Following our prepared remarks, the call will be opened for ...

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD): The Home Depot's CEO Presents at Goldman Sachs Twentieth Annual Global Re...

Directly to my left Frank Blake, the Chairman and CEO. Frank has held that position for the past six years and had a wonderfully diverse career prior to that, which included public service, time at GE, practicing law, and other disciplines. Sitting to his left is Marvin Ellison...

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD): The Home Depot's CEO Discusses Q2 2013 Results

Joining us on our call today are Frank Blake, Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot, Craig Menear, Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Carol Tome, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Services. Following our prepared remarks, the call will be opened for ...

The Home Depot's CEO Discusses Q1 2013 Results

Joining us on our call today are Frank Blake, chairman and CEO of the Home Depot; Craig Menear, executive vice president of merchandising; Carol Tomé, chief financial officer and executive vice president, corporate services. Following our prepared remarks the call will be open for ...

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) news: Home Depot gets bullish Barron's treatment

As Lowe's has relied on promotions and new stores in the years following the housing bust, Home Depot - under the leadership of Frank Blake who came to the CEO spot just ahead of crash - has moved to cut costs, close underperforming units, and improve customer service, and since mid-2009 ...

The Home Depot Announces the Nomination of Wayne Hewett for Election to its...

"We're extremely pleased with the Board's nomination of Wayne," said Frank Blake, The Home Depot Chairman and CEO. "His experience and skills will enhance our Board's ability to provide thoughtful oversight as we continue to implement our key strategic priorities. " Bonnie G. Hill, the ...

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) news: Bloomberg: Home Depot president of U.S. ops groomed to be CEO

Bloomberg: Home Depot president of U.S. ops groomed to be CEO Newly promoted Home Depot ( HD ) executive Craig Menear is the favorite to succeed Frank Blake as CEO of the home-improvement chain, Bloomberg reports. Menear was elevated to president of Home Depot's U.S. retail division as ...

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