If you like buying home appliances and home improvement products, most of you probably are familiar with Loew’s. This popular company actually has long history and it proves that this company is very dedicated to serve its customers as best as they can. Even though some reviews give bad feedbacks to this company sevice, there are a lot of good experiences met by its customers. That’s why this company has become a global company which proves to be the reliable company.
Loew’s home improvement is a sevice which is offered by Lowe’s Companies, Inc. It is an American company that manages a chain of not only home improvements but also appliance stores in the Mexico, US, and Canada. It was founded in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina in 1946. Its chain has about 1,840 stores in Canada, United States, and Mexico. This company has actually the second-largest stores chain of hardware in the US behind. The first is The Home Depot and the thrid is Menards. It is also the second-largest chain of hardware in international levels, again it is behind The Home Depot but it is one step ahead from B&Q and OBI.
Loew’s home improvement in Canada
This company is based in Toronto, Ontario, and in the beginning opened, it three stores on the tenth of December, 2007, in Brampton, Hamilton, and Brantford. On the first of February, 2008, it also opened three stores in Toronto, and its second store in Brampton. Lowe’s actually has thirty three locations in Canada. Every store has $20.5 million ($20.4 million USD) as an average investment.
Loew’s home improvement in Australia
In australia, loew’s is marketed as Masters Home Improvement. Its first store was opened in Braybrook, Victoria on the 31st of August 31, 2011. It was introduced to the general public on the first of September, 2011. Masters is actually a joint venture of Woolworths Limited and the Lowe’s Companies, Inc. It is aimed to be against the Wesfarmers’ with Bunnings Warehouse, that operates in the format of large big box which is similar to Home Depot and Lowe’s. The stores of Masters is 1/3 owned by Lowe’s and the rest (2/3) is owned by Woolworths.
Loew’s Environmental record
This company won eight awards on consecutive Energy from 2003 to 2010. They are four awards of Energy Star Partner for its actifities in educating consumers concerning the advantages of energy efficiency. In addition, on the first of March, 2010, this company got the first winner for the Energy Star Sustained Excellence in Retail, to appriciate its contribution in reducing the amount of greenhouse gas emissions by promoting and producing energy-efficient products and by educating its consumers and also employees concerning the Energy Star program. In 2000, this company released a policy which promised that all its wood products sold by this company would not be taken from rainforests. However, in 2006, Environmental Investigation Agency 2006 released a shocking report which informed that this company still used wood in its flooring products. The wood was coming from the forests of Indonesia in Papua Province and this logging was probably claimed to be illegal.