This excerpt taken from the HD 10-K filed Mar 29, 2006.
Home Depot Supply (formerly Maintenance Warehouse)
Home Depot Supply is a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operating supplies to the multi-family housing, hospitality and institutional industries. Through its catalogs, direct mail and field sales representatives, Home Depot Supply offers approximately 16,000 items. Home Depot Supply, which employs approximately 2,200 associates, is a multi-channel business with a nationwide field sales organization, broad line catalog and user friendly website at www.hdsupply.com. Orders are fulfilled through one of Home Depot Supply's 20 distribution centers and are shipped for same-day or next-day delivery to customers across the U.S.