Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Type Public
Traded as
  • NYSE: [Script error LOW]
  • S&P 100 Component
  • S&P 500 Component
Industry Retail
When it was created 1946; Expression error: Unexpected < operator. (1946)
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
People who started it Lucius Smith Lowe
Headquarters Mooresville, North Carolina, U.S.
Number of locations 1,840 (as of March 2015)
Key people Robert Niblock (Chairman and CEO)
Things made Home Improvement, appliances
Employees 265,000 (2014)
Subsidiaries Orchard Supply Hardware

Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a Fortune 500 American company that operates a chain of retail home improvement and appliance stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Founded in 1946 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, the chain has 1,840 stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Expansion into Canada began in 2007 with the opening of a store in Hamilton, Ontario in early 2008. Lowe's started the construction of two stores in the Mexican city of Monterrey officially entering the Mexican market in early 2010.

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