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We shopped at Home Depot, Lowe's, and Ace Hardware to see which was the best home-improvement store — here's the verdict (HD, LOW)
Business Insider/Jessica Tyler
Home Depot, Lowe's, and Ace Hardware, three of the biggest home-improvement stores in the United States, offer a similar product selection and help with home-improvement projects.
Though the stores sell many of the same products, Home Depot's setup appears to be geared more toward professionals — like contractors and interior designers — than Lowe's and Ace Hardware's.
Home Depot reported on Tuesday that same-store sales were up 8% in its most recent fiscal...