In the Amazon age, home improvement chains thrive


The Home Depot is expected to report its latest quarterly results Tuesday morning. Home improvement chains have been cashing in on the housing market rebound, as buyers – new and old – fix up their investments. Analysts said these stores also have figured out how to defend themselves against what’s known as “the Amazon effect.”

“It’s just a lot easier to walk in and say, ‘Hey I’ve got this thing I need to fix, can you show me where it is in the aisle?’” said analyst Joe Feldman with Telsey Advisory Group.

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