Home Depot to Cut 300 Jobs at Headquarters

The Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement store chain, is cutting about 300 jobs at its Atlanta headquarters, according to an Aug. 30 Associated Press report. Chief Executive Bob Nardelli reportedly made the announcement in a memo to all 355,000 Home Depot employees in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The company has 5,400 people working at its Atlanta headquarters, so the cuts represent about 5.5 percent of the workforce there.

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