Posts Tagged ‘ Lowe’s ’

Lowes and Home Depot Financial Results Bear Out Focus on Pros

Sep 9th, 2021

When Lowes and Home Depot released their financial results last month, both posted earnings growth, not surprising given the continued growth of homeowners spending money on remodeling projects. But when dissecting the earnings transcripts for both companies, it was a focus on pro customers that dominated conversations, proving this is where both companies are continuing […]

Challenges Combine Around Labor Shortage and Trade School Perceptions

Jun 14th, 2019

Labor shortage, decline in workforce, trade skills gap—use whatever term you’d like, but they all amount to the same set of challenges for home building and remodeling companies. Some blame the Great Recession for thinning out workers, while others think a lack of emphasis on trades during schooling has left them without a viable workforce. […]

Study Shows Online and On-Location Sales Must Work in Tandem

Jun 12th, 2019

According to study results recently released by J.D. Power, Ace Hardware and True Value were among the highest ranked home improvement retailers for customer satisfaction. Results also reveal that 41% of customers are browsing businesses online prior to making in-store purchases, while desiring more from their experiences on retailers’ websites. J.D. Power conducts its Home […]

Therma-Tru to Make NASCAR Debut

Sep 6th, 2018

Brickyard 400 will have a new sponsor this year. Therma-Tru Corp, through their Lowe’s Companies Inc. partnership, will be represented on the No. 48 Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 car. The car will be driven by seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champ Jimmie Johnson. “We can’t wait to see our logo on the No. 48 […]

Lowe’s Launches Major Hiring Binge

Feb 15th, 2017

Lowe’s announced that it’s hiring 1,700 full-time employees between now and October to fill new customer support and central production office positions. “While home improvement inspiration and product selection often begins online and progresses at the store, the work starts at home,” said Jennifer Weber, chief human resources officer. “We want to be there every […]

Lowe’s Appoints Jocelyn Wong Chief Marketing Officer

Jan 23rd, 2017

Lowe’s Companies Inc. has been appointed Jocelyn Wong to the position of chief marketing officer. Wong most recently served as senior vice president and general merchandising manager for the seasonal business. She will report to Michael P. McDermott, chief customer officer, and succeeds Marci P. Grebstein, who has left the company. Wong will oversee the […]

Lowe’s Names Sandra B. Cochran to Board

Feb 1st, 2016

Lowe’s Companies Inc. has Sandra B. Cochran, 57, to its board of directors. Lowe’s board now has 13 members, 12 of whom are independent. “Sandy brings a combination of strong leadership and retail experience, as well as tremendous financial acumen to Lowe’s, and I am pleased to welcome her to our board of directors,” said Robert A. Niblock, […]

Lowe’s Announces Executive Promotions

Nov 24th, 2015

Lowe’s Companies Inc. has promoted Marci P. Grebstein to chief marketing officer (CMO). Additionally, Erin K. Sellman has been promoted to senior vice president of strategy, insights and planning responsible for corporate strategy, consumer insights, and the planning and process organization. Grebstein most recently served as vice president of advertising, leading the U.S. advertising strategy and marketing […]

Lowe’s Names Bertram L. Scott To Board Of Directors

Nov 13th, 2015

The board of directors of Lowe’s Companies Inc. has appointed Bertram L. Scott, 65, to the board, effective immediately. The announcement brings Lowe’s board of directors to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent. Scott brings to the board a wealth of senior leadership experience, having served as senior vice president of Population Health and Value Based Care […]

Lowe’s Launches New Website for Professional Customers

Aug 10th, 2015

Lowe’s Companies Inc. has launched the newly enhanced site to help professional contractors save time and money and run their businesses more efficiently The company says the site will help pro customers make and track purchases of more than 500,000 items, enabling them to run their business from  a computer, tablet or smartphone. They  can choose to buy online and […]

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