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Press release from CNW Group

The Home Depot To Present At Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference

Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Home Depot To Present At Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference08:38 EDT Thursday, August 23, 2012ATLANTA, Aug. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that Frank Blake, chairman and CEO, and Craig Menear, executive vice president, Merchandising, will present at the Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. The presentation will begin at 8:15 a.m. ET on September 6, 2012.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO) The presentation will be webcast live over the internet at http://ir.homedepot.com. A link will be displayed under "Events and Presentations." The webcast will be archived and available at the same location approximately one hour after conclusion of the live event. The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,255 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces, Mexico and China. In fiscal 2011, The Home Depot had sales of $70.4 billion and earnings of $3.9 billion. The Company employs more than 300,000 associates. The Home Depot's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index. SOURCE: The Home DepotFor further information: Financial Community: Diane Dayhoff, Vice President of Investor Relations, +1-770-384-2666, diane_dayhoff@homedepot.com; News Media: Paula Drake, Director of Corporate Communications, +1-770-384-3439, paula_drake@homedepot.comhttp://www.homedepot.comhttp://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO