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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
South Augusta Chick-fil-A opens Thursday

...Dollar General and Goodwill Indus tries will remain in the center, and SRP Credit Union will move to the neighboring Lowe's plaza.Chick-fil-A will join a Krispy Kreme that opened in December in Windsor Square.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-01/south-augus
Cheeseburger Bobby's coming to new Martinez space

...used as a temporary sales office for Planet Fitness until the health club moves into a newly renovated facility in the Lowe's shopping center behind the property later this summer.Bennett said he expects demolition to begin within two months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-29/cheeseburge
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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Planet Fitness is coming to Bobby Jones Expressway

Planet Fitness is coming to the Lowe's shopping center on Bobby Jones Expressway.The 20,000...will open at 214 Bobby Jones Expressway, which is between Lowe's and the Urban Outfitters call center.Skylar Pyles, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-15/planet-fitness-coming-bobb
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