Wednesday, June 6, 2012



Home Depot

Introduction

Kevin Conti, Ivonne Santiago, Patrick Paul, & Jeffery Toledo

Professor Abraham 
MGS3040



This report will inform about the information systems used by Home Depot. It will further discuss Home Depot's business strategy a well as how Home Depot's information systems help them to accomplish their business strategy.  We will also recommend ideas and solutions that Home depot could implement that will hep solve problems, avoid mistakes, achieve goals.


Company Overview

Bernie Marcus, Arthur Blank, Ron Brill, and Pat Farrah founded Home Depot in 1978. Their idea was to construct large home-improvement warehouses that were double or even triple the size of most hardware stores. The first two Home Depots opened in 1979 in the greater Atlanta area. Home Depot is currently the largest home-improvement retailer in the United States. Home Depot Currently has over 2,250 stores and employs over 320,000 people. As of 2012 Home Depot has in all 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Guam, and even China. An average Home Depot warehouse stretches 105,000 square feet, with the largest one located in Union, New Jersey at an amazing 225,000 square feet.  Since 1991 Home Depot has sponsored the United States Olympic teams and has given olympic athletes job opportunities that were lenient about their training regimens. in 2002 Home Depot opened the Home Depot foundation and since then it has donated over $200 million to causes such as Habitat for Humanity.


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