TITLE

Home centers fighting turf wars

PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;3/3/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 25, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the market penetration performance of home centers in the United States in 2003. Home Depot's consideration of even the mature markets; Leadership of Home Depot in 22 of the top 25 markets; Lowe's plan for an increase in square footage.
ACCESSION #
9399434

 

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