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Lowe's 1Q profit up on sales growth, but still disappoints

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Lowe's saw sales and profit rise in the first...sales as much as had been hoped at Lowe's Cos., and a number of analysts pointed...For the three months ended May 1, Lowe's earned $673 million, or 70 cents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/lowes-1q-profit-sales-grow
US home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

...fastest pace in more than seven years. The stepped-up construction is helping boost sales at stores like Home Depot and Lowe's and improving the likelihood that the U.S. economy will accelerate after likely shrinking early this year.In part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/us-home-construction-surge
Home Depot nails it 1Q as housing rebound emerges

...percent.Many retailers have been struggling, but that is not the case at companies that cater to home owners. Both Lowe's and Home Depot have seen comparable-store sales in the U.S. rise over the past three consecutive quarters.And on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/home-depot-nails-it-1q-hou
Man arrested in Augusta tire slashing scam

...their vehicles to a tire shop for repairs, technicians find the tires appear to have been slashed intentionally.Incidents have been reported at Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road, Lowe's on Bobby Jones Expressway and two at CVS on Walton Way.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-15/man-arrested-augusta-t
"Good Samaritan" helping motorists with slashed tires is new scam in area

...have been reported at Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road, Lowe's on Bobby Jones Expressway and two at CVS on Walton Way...County Sheriff's Office said the scam artist from the Lowe's incident was possibly traveling in a light-green Buick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-12/tire-slashing-new-scam
Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Weird kid' McCreery turns out to be an 'American Idol' star

...on The View talk show," McCreery recalled. "So I began getting attention early."He was working as a cashier at Lowe's Foods grocery in Garner for a few months in the early rounds before the show moved to the Hollywood stage."I had the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-21/ramblin-rhodes-weird-
Lowe's has strong 4Q as job market improves

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Lowe's fourth-quarter profit climbed as...stores recently opened or closed.Lowe's reported a 2014 profit of $2.71...improvement industry growth in 2015," said Lowe's CEO Robert Nibloc.The company anticipates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/lowes-has-strong-4q-job-ma
Lowe's planning head-to-head competition with Home Depot

...army is being invaded. In August, Lowe's, the self-styled Avis of the home...Depot's headquarters. This week, a new Lowe's store will open in Stockbridge, to the south. Within weeks, Lowe's will have a store in Woodstock, to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/26/biz_216576.shtml
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Lowe's to close Thomson store

Lowe's Co., which has an ambitions plan to open...Sunday, a company spokeswoman said Monday. Lowe's, based in North Wilkesboro, N.C., opened...large "super stores" in major markets, Lowe's spokeswoman Jule Schreffler said. The Thomson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/01/bus_237653.shtml
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DirecTV ends ad campaign with Rob Lowe

...horse. That's sad news for fans of Lowe's ads, but perhaps good timing for...recommendations included scrapping Lowe's signature line, "Don't be like...through commercials on their DVRs, Lowe's DirecTV spots cut through in a big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-11/directv-ends-ad-campaign-r