As part of its commitment to assist end youth homelessness in Canada, The Home Depot® Canada Foundation launched its annual The Orange Door Project fundraising campaign, which collects $2 donations from customers and gives 100 per cent of the proceeds to local youth-serving organizations.
Customers shopping in any of the 182 Home Depot stores can donate $2 at the checkout in exchange for a (paper) Orange Door. One hundred per cent of proceeds stay in the community and go to support the housing and life-skills development programs at youth-focused charities in the store’s community. The campaign runs until July 2, 2015.
The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It operates The Home Depot stores that sell various building materials, home improvement products, and lawn and garden products, in addition to provide installation, home maintenance, and professional service programs to do-it-yourself, do-it-for-me, and professional customers.
During an Afternoon trade, Shares of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), dipped -0.36%, and is now trading at $54.35.
Autodesk, declared that Amar Hanspal, Senior Vice President, IPG Product Group, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Technology Conference in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 2 at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Time. A live webcast, replay and podcast of the presentations will be accessible through Autodesk’s Investor Relations Website at www.autodesk.com/investors. Please go to the Website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary software. For more information, please call Autodesk Investor Relations at 415-507-6705.
Autodesk, Inc. operates as a design software and services company worldwide. The companys Architecture, Engineering and Construction segment offers Autodesk Building Design Suites to manage various phases of design and construction.
Shares of Meritor Inc (NYSE:MTOR), during its Friday’s current trading session fell -2.12%, and is now trading at $ 14.10.
Meritor, a leading global supplier of drive-train, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, named Jay Beeler the company’s 2014 Manufacturing Engineer of the Year.
Beeler, manufacturing engineer for Meritor’s Morristown, Tennessee facility, earned the award for development work on the re-launch of the company’s 14X near net program in addition to milling technology and forging simulation processes that improved the plant’s manufacturing capabilities. His solutions have assisted the company manufacture its products more efficiently and reduce die manufacturing cycle times by 80 percent.
Meritor, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, sells, markets, distributes, services, and supports integrated systems, modules, and components to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket for the commercial vehicle, transportation, and industrial sectors.
Finally, Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG), lost -2.48% Friday, hitting its highest level.
Big Lots, stated income from ongoing operations of $32.3 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 ended May 2, 2015. This result compares to our guidance of income in the range of $0.55 to $0.60 per diluted share and to income from ongoing operations of $28.6 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. Comparable store sales for stores open at least fifteen months raised 1.6% for the quarter, contrast to our guidance of +1% to +2%. Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 reduced 0.1% to $1,280.5 million, as our comparable store sales enhance was offset by a slightly lower store count contrast to last year.
Big Lots, Inc., through its auxiliaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as food category that comprises beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments.
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