Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, currently operates in ten Canadian provinces, 49 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Home Depot employs over 23,000 people in Canada.
Home Depot stores cater to do-it-yourselfers, as well as home improvement, construction and building maintenance professionals. Each store stocks approximately 40,000 to 50,000 different kinds of building materials, home improvement supplies and lawn and garden products.
Home Depot is a leader in employee development and volunteerism. The Retail Council of Canada recently recognized Home Depot's leadership in this area with an award for Excellence in Employee Development at the Retail Council of Canada's 2002 Excellence in Retailing Awards.
Home Depot's corporate culture believes in giving back to the communities it serves. Team Depot, an organized volunteer force, was developed in 1992 to allow associates to contribute to the communities where they work and live.