Home Depot (NYSE:HD) is among the fastest-growing major retailers in the country. Revenue rose 6% last year to a record $89 million as the home improvement giant enjoyed accelerating sales gains in each of the past three quarters.

Unlike rival Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW), Home Depot doesn’t plan to add significant square footage to its store base. It targets launching just five new shops this year, in Mexico, and none in the U.S. Lowe’s aims to add 45 locations this year.


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