Pleasing Q2 2018 for Home Depot

Home Depot of Atlanta, Georgia, the world's largest home improvement retailer, achieved a pleasing increase......

in sales in the second quarter of 2018 compared to the beginning of the year, when bad weather conditions brought construction to a standstill.

Sales increased from 28.1 bn USD (24,7 bn EUR)  to 30.5 bn USD (26,8 bn  EUR), up 8.4% on the prior year. The profit reached 3.5 bn USD (3,1 bn EUR), compared to 2.7 bn USD (2,4 bn EUR).

Due to the good performance,  Graig Menear, CEO and President, was able to increase the forecast for the full year by 7%.