Lowe’s Plans To Close More Than 50 Stores—Check to See If Yours Is On The List

Lowe's Reports Rise In Earnings As Economy And Housing Market Strengthen
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You can now add home improvement chain Lowe’s to the list of stores closing locations around the country. Joining retailers like JCPenneySears and Victoria’s Secret, Lowe’s has announced the closure of 51 stores, including 20 in the U.S. The locations closing are not performing as well as others, and the majority are within 10 miles of another Lowe’s.

Lowe’s expects the closures to take effect by Feb. 1, 2019. Most of these locations will have store-closing sales, with the exception of some U.S. stores that are closing immediately.

Lowe's Reports Quarterly Earnings
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Lowe’s currently operates more than 2,000 stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and employs more than 310,000 people. Most associates at the closing stores will be given the option to transfer to another store location.

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“While decisions that impact our associates are never easy, the store closures are a necessary step in our strategic reassessment as we focus on building a stronger business,” Marvin R. Ellison, president and CEO of Lowe’s, said in a press release. “We believe our people are the foundation of our business and essential to our future growth, and we are making every effort to transition impacted associates to nearby Lowe’s stores.”

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Here is the full list of U.S. Lowe’s stores that will be closing, either immediately or early next year:


1100 Bankhead Highway SW


Aliso Viejo
26501 Aliso Creek Road

13300 Jamboree Road

South San Francisco
720 Dubuque Ave.

San Jose
750 Newhall Dr.


48 Boston Post Road


Granite City
1333 Schaefer Road

7735 Grand Ave.


6221 U.S. Highway 6


New Orleans
5770 Read Blvd.


599 Thomas Burgin Parkway


4274 E. Court St.

2100 T.A. Mansour Blvd.


2015 Bassett Dr.


11974 Paul Mayer Ave.

3180 N. U.S. Highway 67

New York

Manhattan – Upper West Side 
2008 Broadway

Manhattan – Chelsea 
635-641 Sixth Ave.


250 South Conestoga Dr.


3500 W. Airport Freeway

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Other Store Closures

In June, Sears announced it would close an additional 63 of its Sears and Kmart stores, adding to the 400 that had already been closed. At the time, the company had a total of 894 left, including the 63 slated for closure.

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And in August, Victoria’s Secret announced the locations for 20 stores that would be closing, adding to the growing list of stores that are closing brick-and-mortar locations (or entirely), including BlockbusterBon TonGymboreeAnn Taylor, Lane Bryant, Dress Barn, Justice and JCPenney.

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Are any of your local stores on these lists?

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