Home Depot, Macy’s Expect Pandemic Trends to Continue, For Now

Wall Street Journal, Feb. 23, 2021–Matt Grossman and Suzanne Kapner (subscription)
Home Depot and Macy’s said pandemic-fueled shopping trends have continued into 2021, driving demand for home improvements and home goods. Executives at both chains also said consumer spending could shift in the second half of the year depending on the course of the health crisis.