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KB Home (KBH) CEO Jeff Mezger on Q3 2020 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call September 22, 2020 5:00 PM ET

Company Participants

Jill Peters – SVP, IR

Jeff Mezger – Chairman, President and CEO

Matt Mandino – EVP and COO

Jeff Kaminski – EVP and CFO

Bill Hollinger – SVP and Chief Accounting Officer

Thad Johnson – SVP and Treasurer

Conference Call Participants

Matt Bouley – Barclays

Stephen Kim – Evercore ISI

Alan Ratner – Zelman & Associates

Truman Patterson – Wells Fargo

John Lovallo – Bank of America

Buck Horne – Raymond James

Mike Dahl – RBC Capital Markets

Michael Rehaut – JPMorgan

Jay McCanless – Wedbush

Good afternoon. My name is Devon, and I will be your conference operator today. I would like to welcome everyone to the KB Home 2020 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call.

At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the company’s opening remarks, we will open

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Call For Food Entrepreneurs To Join The Western Cape’s First Kitchen Incubator

The V&A Waterfront has taken the next step in making the Western Cape’s first inclusive kitchen incubator a reality by calling for applications.

The kitchen incubator is one part of Makers Landing, a purpose-driven space that will open at the V&A Waterfront later this year and which will support job creation and skills development in the local food industry. Along with the kitchen incubator programme, which will be the cornerstone of Makers Landing, the space will also include a kitchen studio and event space, that showcases and celebrates South African food heritage; as well as a Makers’ Space, market stalls and eateries, which will give valuable insight into end-to-end food production while providing a variety of delicious and authentically local meals and products.

The Makers Landing Food Lab incubation programme, in partnership with the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund, is now accepting applications from candidates. Applicants should have an existing food

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Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape’s first kitchen incubator

Earlier this year the V&A Waterfront, in partnership with the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund, announced the development of Makers Landing, a purpose-driven space that will support job creation and skills development in the local food industry. The core of the project will be the kitchen incubator space, where local foodpreneurs can innovate, learn and grow their businesses within a local food community – the incubator programme is now open for application.

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Developed in partnership with the Jobs Fund, the space is set to champion small business development and facilitate skills sharing between credible food experts and budding entrepreneurs, while using the best of industry knowledge to drive innovation and foster new business in South Africa’s food ecosystem.
Housed within the reimagined Cape Town Cruise Terminal, Makers Landing will be an industrial, repurposed space that meets the vision of an inclusive, authentic space of learning, growth and connection. The

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The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) CEO Craig Menear Presents at Goldman Sachs 27th Annual Global Retailing Virtual Conference Call Transcript

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Goldman Sachs 27th Annual Global Retailing Virtual Conference September 10, 2020 11:40 AM ET

Corporate Participants

Craig Menear – Chief Executive Officer

Ted Decker – EVP Merchandising

Conference Call Participants

Kate McShane – Goldman Sachs

Kate McShane

Everyone thank you for joining us for our Virtual Lunch Presentation. My name is Kate McShane, I’m the hardline, broadline analyst here at Goldman Sachs. It’s my pleasure today to introduce the members of the management team from the Home Depot.

Home Depot reported second quarter results recently with comps up over 23% with broad based strength throughout the quarter, all month for over 20% in every region comps double-digit and strong demand was carried through to the first two weeks of August with comps still at similar levels, 13 of 14 merchandise departments posted double-digit comps with DIY still outperforming but Pro accelerating meaningfully versus Q1.

We’re

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