The Home Depot To Present at Goldman Sachs Fourteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference

    ATLANTA, Aug. 28 /CNW/ -- The Home Depot(R), the world's largest home
improvement retailer, announced today that Frank Blake, chairman & CEO, and
Craig Menear, executive vice president, Merchandising, will present at the
Goldman Sachs Fourteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY.
The presentation will begin at 8:45 a.m. ET on September 5, 2007.
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    The presentation will be webcast live over the internet at
On the home page, select "Investor Relations" and a link will be displayed
under "Events and Presentations." The webcast will be archived and available
at the same location.
    The Home Depot(R) is the world's largest home improvement specialty
retailer, with 2,206 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia,
Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, 10 Canadian provinces, Mexico and China.  In
fiscal 2006, The Home Depot had sales of $90.8 billion and earnings of $5.8
billion.  The Company employs approximately 364,000 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.

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For further information: Financial Community, Diane Dayhoff, Sr. Vice 
President of Investor Relations, +1-770-384-2666, or; or News Media, Paula Drake, Sr. Manager - 
Corporate Communications, +1-941-488-1289, or, both 
of The Home Depot Web Site:

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