Home Depot Reaches $81.5B in Sales in 2005
Boosted by acquisitions in distribution, The
Home Depot, Atlanta, GA, had $81.5 billion in sales in 2005, an 11.5% increase
over fiscal year 2004. Comparable store sales grew 3.8%.
Home Depot Supply represented about 5%, or $4.08 billion, of Home Depot's sales
in 2005. The supply division saw triple-digit growth in 2005, strengthening its
position in MRO, builder and professional supply platforms.
Acquisitions in the fourth quarter
of 2005 included:
Southwest Rebar, a rebar
fabricator and construction supply distributor with three locations in
Arizona. With Southwest Rebar,
White Cap Construction Supply now operates 103 branches in 23 states.
Traditional Floor Covering, a ...