Home Depot News

Home Depot Links Thefts to Opioid Crisis

Home Depot Inc. executives said the nation’s opioid crisis could be contributing to an unexpected surge in thefts from its stores and warehouses. The company said distribution centers that house its goods and those of other retailers have been targets …

U.S. Credit Card Firms Slow to Upgrade Security

Visa and MasterCard are using security measures prone to fraud, putting retailers and customers at risk of thieves, The Home Depot Inc. says in a new federal lawsuit. It’s the latest giant retailer to raise the security concerns, with a …

Home Depot Says 56M Payment Cards Affected by Malware

The Home Depot says it has eliminated malware from its U.S. and Canadian networks that affected 56 million unique payment cards between April and September. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer said Thursday it has also completed a “major” payment security …

Illinois Home Depot Store Fined $55,000 by OSHA

A Home Depot store in Chicago was cited for alleged safety violations, including failing to remove damaged equipment from service by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The company faces proposed penalties of $55,000. Two repeat citations, with proposed …