The Home Depot Welcomes Samsung To Its Home Appliance Line-Up

        The Home Depot Welcomes Samsung To Its Home Appliance Line-Up

America's Fastest Growing Home Appliance Brand Available in U.S. Store

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2012

ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Home Depot®, the world's largest
home improvement retailer, today announced it is expanding its home appliance
offerings to include products from Samsung Electronics America, Inc. The
appliances will be available to be ordered in The Home Depot store locations
nationwide and on beginning December 9, 2012.


"We always look to bring innovation and expanded assortment to our customers,"
said Bob Baird, merchandising vice president, The Home Depot. "Adding
Samsung's line of home appliances to the roster really bolsters our offering
to meet the growing needs of our consumers. Along with our quality products,
price and selection, we are committed to delivering excellent customer service
to all of our customers."

This year, Samsung received the highest customer satisfaction ranking in three
major appliance categories in the annual J.D. Power and Associates Kitchen and
Laundry Appliance Studies(SM), including refrigeration for the seventh year
out of the last eight, dryers for the fifth consecutive year, and washers for
the fourth consecutive year.

With the addition of Samsung, The Home Depot now offers a wider selection of
America's favorite home appliance brands. For more about The Home Depot's
appliance offerings, visit

The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer,
with 2,253 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia,Puerto
Rico,U.S. Virgin Islands,Guam, 10 Canadian provinces andMexico. In fiscal
2011, The Home Depot had sales of$70.4 billionand earnings of$3.9 billion.
The company employs more than 300,000 associates. The Home Depot's stock is
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow
Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

SOURCE The Home Depot

Contact: Financial Community: Diane Dayhoff, Vice President of Investor
Relations, +1-770-384-2666,, News Media: Jamee
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