Lowe's rides improving housing market to strong third quarter

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Lowe's third-quarter earnings jumped 17...third-quarter earnings. Shares of Lowe's jumped 5 percent to an all-time high...become a hurdle for retailers such as Lowe's and Home Depot but right now, both...

When politics are slow, gift shopping I will go

...sick a week ago. The other bad news is that, as usual, everything I bought was for myself. I went to Home Depot or Lowe's thinking I'd buy Ernie a generator, but since I don't know beans about a generator, it was big waste of time.Then...

Rants & Raves

...university for 10 years. Now the Clintons have come out and publicly called him a liar. I'M 75 YEARS OLD. I was in Lowe's the other day; I was behind another elderly gentleman who had a full buggy. I had two candy bars. He said let me see...

Now in aisle 3 at Lowe's: Robots

NEW YORK - The robots are coming. Lowe's is testing whether new bots on wheels...Orchard Supply Hardware store owned by Lowe's Companies Inc. in San Jose, California...said Kyle Nel, executive director of Lowe's Innovation Lab.The robots also have...

Augusta lumber mill getting $25 million upgrade

...built in 1969 and employs 150 workers. Most of the material is shipped on the East Coast for big-box retailers, like Lowe's and The Home Depot.Winfrey said the last major investment on the site was made in 2004, when new sawing and grading...

Home Depot tops Street; breach costs still hazy

...company's momentum.Home Depot Inc. has 2,266 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico.Rival Lowe's Cos. reports quarterly results Wednesday.

Augusta-area store opening times for Thanksgiving, Black Friday

...3209 Deans Bridge Road; 4431 Washington Road; 1229 Knox Ave., North Augusta; 2551 Whiskey Road, Aiken5 A.M.? Lowe's: 224 Bobby Jones Expressway; 3214 Peach Orchard Road; 4305 Washington Road; 1220 Knox Ave., North Augusta; 2470 Whiskey...

Businesses fight to stop shopping on the holidays

...run to Publix for last minute fixin's. Dillard's, Sam's Club, PetCo, Burlington Coat Factory, Home Depot, Lowe's and GameStop will also be locked up. Finding time for turkey might be tough on Kmart workers. Kmart wants to open at...

Rants and Raves

...WHAT KNUCKLEHEAD decided to close the side access to Lowe's on Bobby Jones? It's created a bad traffic problem at...have to navigate 10 "speed bumps" just to get back to Lowe's. Just brilliant. OH YES ? RAP ? RAP MUSIC follows one...

Man scammed out of lawn mower cash

...trying to buy a lawn mower from a man he thought was a Lowe's employee.The 73-year-old man told police that he...seller up at his Grovetown home on Friday, drove him to Lowe's and gave him his $1,000 for the mower. The last time...