The Home Depot to Present at Goldman Sachs Sixteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference


    ATLANTA, Aug. 27 /CNW/ -- The Home Depot, the world's largest home
improvement retailer, announced that Frank Blake, chairman & CEO, and Carol
Tome, chief financial officer and executive vice president, Corporate
Services, will present at the Goldman Sachs Sixteenth Annual Global Retailing
Conference in New York, NY. The presentation will begin at 8 a.m. ET on
September 10, 2009.


    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 is the world's largest home improvement specialty
retailer, with 2,241 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 2008, The Home Depot had sales of $71.3 billion and earnings
from continuing operations of $2.3 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.


For further information:

For further information: Financial Community: Diane Dayhoff, Vice
President of Investor Relations, +1-770-384-2666,;
or News Media: Paula Drake, Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications,
+1-770-384-3439, Web Site:

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