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Is Home Depot (HD) Benefiting From the Stay-at-Home Trend?

The Home Depot Inc. HD, which is a leading home-improvement retailer in the United States, is one of the prime beneficiaries of the coronavirus pandemic-induced a stay-at-home trend across all regions. This trend has proved to be a blessing for the home improvement industry. Notably, there has been a marked increase in repairs and home-remodeling projects in the past few months, as people are spending more time at home due to the increased work-from-home situation.

The company noted that accelerated customer engagement for home improvement in the second quarter of fiscal 2020 led to strong growth in its Pro and

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It’s A Tee! It’s A Dress! It’s The Next Big Stay-At-Home Trend

We’ve been settling into a void where our end-of-summer rituals used to be. Crowded Labor Day bashes have been called off, our weekends are a little less travel-filled, and we’re not feeling those usual back-to-school-shopping butterflies. It’s true that we’ll be hunkering down for more time inside during the chillier season ahead, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t new trends to celebrate in place of the old (they’re just going to look different than the chunky knits and even chunkier boots of Fall 2019). The loungewear vibe that spiked in April is still going strong — and the next big

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Stay-at-home mum rocking Belarus polls

Stay-at-home-mother Svetlana Tikhanovskaya never had presidential ambitions. 

But in a tale worthy of a Hollywood script, in a matter of weeks the 37-year-old has gone from an unknown to the strongest rival to Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking a sixth term in the August 9 poll.

Tikhanovskaya says she is contesting the election to get her jailed blogger husband out of prison and win much-needed freedom for the ex-Soviet country of 9.5 million people.

“I love my husband very much so I am continuing what he started,” she said.

“I love Belarusians and I want to give them

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Coronavirus-Led Stay-at-Home Aids DIY & Home Furnishing: 5 Picks

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live and work. Though it has dampened businesses across the globe, it has also given rise to new trends.

Data provider S3 Partners had anticipated a decline in spending on furniture and home improvement with household finances being hit hard by economic challenges posed by the pandemic. However, things have panned out in a different way. A huge number of Americans in lockdown have been spending lavishly on upgrading their living spaces, which has helped Do-It-Yourself (DIY) and homeware or home furnishing companies to flourish.

Living Space Upgrades Push Home Furnishing Stocks

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R29 Readers’ Top Stay-At-Home Picks Are All On Sale For July 4th

After spending many, many months indoors recently, it’s very possible that you already know your way around a good cyber sale. But just when you thought you’d be swapping screen time for sunshine in honor of one star-spangled holiday this weekend, let us remind you that the 4th of July is also a major moment for some of the year’s biggest markdowns on everything furniture, decor, rugs, and more.

And while we’re on the topic of that stay-at-home life we’ve grown accustomed to as of late, we’d like to point out that many of our R29 readers’ favorite finds over

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