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  • There were reports that the Home Depot was interested in acquiring , the largest retailer in the United Kingdom, Ireland and China. Speculation of a takeover began in 1999 when the retailer was purchased by . The Home Depot would have to acquire , B&Q's parent company, to acquire B&Q. Kingfisher consists of several European DIY chains, however the Home Depot was only interested in B&Q operations and says that it would dispose of the chain which operates in France, Italy, Poland and Russia. Talks ending in 2005 did not result in any takeover deal.

    The Home Depot's lack of success in China has been attributed to the disconnect between The Home Depot's do-it-yourself ethos and Chinese culture. In 2012, the Home Depot conceded that it misread the country's appetite for do-it-yourself products. As a spokeswoman for the company said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, "The market trend says this is more of a do-it-for-me culture". Culturally, manual labor is seen as an activity for lower-class citizens, and some have speculated that The Home Depot could have capitalized on this by offering a do-it-for-me model to Chinese consumers. Chinese consumers prefer to see a finished product, such as a renovated room, rather than light bulbs and lumber. Ironically, the same issue does not exist outside of China, especially in Canada where Chinese Home Depot advertisements and store signage can be found in areas with large Chinese demographics.

  • The Home Depot Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the company created in 2002. It has contributed over $200 million in time, labor, money, and supplies to a number of causes, including , California-based , and playground construction organization Home Depot supports the U.S. Military community with a .

    The Home Depot Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the company created in 2002. It has contributed over $200 million in time, labor, money, and supplies to a number of causes, including , California-based , and playground construction organization Home Depot supports the U.S. Military community with a .

  • Home Depot Canada is the Canadian unit of the Home Depot and one of Canada's top home improvement retailers. The Canadian operation consists of 182 stores and employs over 28,000 people in Canada. Home Depot Canada has stores in all ten Canadian provinces and serves territorial Nunavut, Northwest Territories, and Yukon through electronic means (Online Sales). The Canadian head office is located in Toronto.

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Home Depot offers in-home consultations for those in need of roof repair or roof installation services. During this consultation, the representative will visit your home, explain the benefits of different roofing materials, recommend an appropriate roofing material for your project and show you samples of the roofing materials available at Home Depot. If you have a spouse or another family member who will be helping you with the roofing decision, it is a good idea to have that person attend this meeting, as the Home Depot consultant will be able to answer questions about roofing prices, maintenance and other considerations.