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Wednesday, May 03, 2021

Turns out Tacitus was right all along. After months of rumors — which brought many a visitor this way — Home Depot finally bought St. Petersburg-based Cox Lumber.

So I guess Piper Jaffray’s Michael Cox is off the hook. It’s a shame — I really liked the idea that the whole thing was a baseless rumor, triggered by a coincidental similarity with some analyst’s name. Oh well.

First Hughes Supply, now Cox… Sheesh, why doesn’t Home Depot just move to Florida and get it over with?

- Costa Tsiokos, Wed 05/03/2021 01:17:45 PM
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  1. Funny, huh?

    Comment by tommy — 05/10/2021 @ 10:21:46 AM

  2. Yup. Not nearly as funny as Florida’s transformation into a banking colony for Alabama and New York during the ’90s, but funny enough.

    Comment by CT — 05/10/2021 @ 01:04:35 PM

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