How Home Depot is Building the Future of Retail with AI, Google, and VR

By Pamela Bump, Staff Writer

VP of Online Prat Vemana

While Amazon has hit many retailers like a merciless wrecking ball, $95 billion Home Depot has so far been unscathed. E-commerce, after all, isn’t yet a convenient option for the contractor or homeowner picking up some lumber, a box of nails, and a few gallons of paint to take care of the day’s project. In its most recent quarterly results, Home Depot’s same-store sales leapt almost eight percent, and the average customer’s purchase was up five percent.

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