March 6, 2015

The era of the “push” supply chain, where retailers do their best to determine consumer demand well ahead of time and offer a select assortment, is ending. E-commerce platforms that offer a nearly limitless supply of inventory, along with a high degree of digital customization, have changed consumer expectations across all channels.

February 25, 2015

Lowe's Cos. reported net earnings of $450 million for the fourth quarter ended Jan. 30, a 47.0% increase over the year-ago period.

January 28, 2015

Lowe’s Canada plans to open 25 new stores in Canada during the next three years.

January 21, 2015

Lowe's Companies Inc. plans to hire approximately 30,000 seasonal employees at its stores in the U.S. during spring, which is typically the busiest time of year in the home improvement industry.

January 8, 2015

Lowe’s is taking its Iris smart home program and trying to make it even smarter, with help from connected home platform provider Icontrol Networks.

December 11, 2014

Lowe’s Companies’ CEO Robert Niblock cited the recovering U.S. economy as among the reasons why the company plans to focus more on market differentiation and omnichannel retailing.

December 1, 2014

Lowe’s Companies Inc. will open three new stores in Canada, starting with a 94,500-sq.-ft. store in Lethbridge, Alberta in spring 2015. 

November 19, 2014

Lowe’s Companies raised its full-year profit and sales forecast as strong home improvement spending boosted its profits and sales in the third quarter. 

 

November 18, 2014

Ross W. (Bill) McCanless will be joining Lowe’s Companies Inc. as general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer, effective Jan. 12, 2015.

October 30, 2014

Lowe's Companies Inc. has named 3M, Stainmaster and Truper as the company's 2014 Vendor Partners of the Year.

October 28, 2014

Lowe's Innovation Labs will introduce two autonomous retail service robots in an Orchard Supply Hardware store in midtown San Jose, Calif.

October 27, 2014

The home improvement giant has two locations slated to open in the second half of 2015. 

September 23, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Lowe's Companies Inc. the highest honor for industry leadership in its SmartWay Transport Partnership.

September 4, 2014

Lowe's Companies Inc. has agreed to sell $450 million of floating rate notes due 2019, $450 million of 3.125% notes due 2024 and $350 million of 4.250% notes due 2044.

August 20, 2014

Lowe's second-quarter net income rose a better-than-expected 10%, helped by improving weather.

August 20, 2014

Lowe's second-quarter net income rose a better-than-expected 10%, helped by improving weather.

July 29, 2014

Lowe’s has launched ProExpress, an on-demand delivery service for professional customers.

July 22, 2014

Lowe's announced plans to locate a customer support center in Indianapolis, creating up to 1,000 new jobs by 2016.

July 22, 2014

Lowe's announced plans to locate a customer support center in Indianapolis, creating up to 1,000 new jobs by 2016.

July 10, 2014

Hhgregg ranks highest in appliance retailer customer satisfaction, followed by Lowe’s, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Appliance Retailer Satisfaction Study.

June 12, 2014

Lowe’s has launched Lowe’s Innovation Lab, with a goal of creating new technology to solve common consumer frustrations while working alongside start-ups, universities, specialized professionals and other companies. The first concept to come out of the lab is the Lowe's Holoroom, a home improvement simulator that applies 3D and augmented reality technologies to provide homeowners an intuitive, immersive experience in their dream rooms.

June 12, 2014

Lowe’s has launched Lowe’s Innovation Lab, with a goal of creating new technology to solve common consumer frustrations while working alongside start-ups, universities, specialized professionals and other companies. The first concept to come out of the lab is the Lowe's Holoroom, a home improvement simulator that applies 3D and augmented reality technologies to provide homeowners an intuitive, immersive experience in their dream rooms.

June 9, 2014

Paul D. Ramsay has been promoted to CIO of Lowe’s Companies Inc., effective immediately. He has been serving as acting CIO since March.

May 28, 2014

Lowe’s has released its 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report, which highlight its efforts to promote the well-being of its employees, its communities and the environment.