What benefits do you see from Home Depot’s $50 million commitment to create trade jobs? Is this type of training aimed at potential customers applicable to other sectors of retailing?
Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments:
I don’t see any downside to this. Great PR move, but more importantly, it will actually help to facilitate their business for many years to come while helping those who are transitioning from the military or those in communities where the trades are a great step forward. Good for Home Depot. More retailers need to do this in ways that help the communities they are in to prosper. I understand there is also a shortage of truck drivers. This is another area in which retailers and/or distribution companies can do more to help themselves while helping those that want better jobs and better pay.