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The Home Depot: A Timeline of Key Events

Read about the key dates and milestones in Home Depot’s rise to becoming a US home-improvement icon. From its humble beginnings as a more or less giant hardware store when it was founded in 1978, Home Depot has grown into a home improvement staple with more than 2,200 stores.

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Dollar General: A Timeline of Key Events

This report charts the rise of Dollar General from its humble beginnings as a single wholesale outlet in a small town in Kentucky to a discounting behemoth with over 16,000 stores in 44 states. We look at key events that have propelled the company to household name status—and its ambitious plans for future growth.

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