Lucius S. Lowe founded Lowe's in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in 1946. Today, Lowe's has over 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Lowe's Companies, Inc. -- or Lowe's -- is a retail store that specializes in home-improvement supplies and other appliances. I ... Read More t's the second-largest hardware chain store in the United States, behind the Home Depot, and is continuously growing. The company expanded into Canada in 2007, when they opened a store in Hamilton, Ontario. In 2011, Lowe's released plans to build stores in Australia. Lowe's also offers Build and Grow clinics, which are free workshops for children, which the stores host on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. The Build and Grow workshops let children and parents experience the joy of building things together. At each workshop, children have a new project, and they receive an apron and a patch for each project they complete. Some of the projects children do are building boxes, making napkin holders, or crating holiday-themed items.
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