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Lowe's logo
Type Public
Industry Home improvements retail
Essential service(s) Yes
Country United States
Multinational Yes
Official website
Twitter (@Lowes)
COVID-19 webpage
English Wikipedia article

Lowe's is an international home improvements retailer in the United States. Its subsidiaries include Central Wholesalers, and Maintenance Supply Headquarters.

COVID-19 response

  • Disappointing 05 May 2020 (WHO.svg+55 dayssrc): Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Dennis Bonnen, criticized the company's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, describing the lack of social distancing and masks worn by employees at major home improvement chains as "disgusting".[1]


  • Encouraging 05 May 2020 (WHO.svg+55 dayssrc): Company is sending US$1 million worth of flowers for free to mothers who cannot be with their family this Mother’s Day because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[2]


  • Encouraging 04 May 2020 (WHO.svg+54 dayssrc): Requiring employees to wear masks.[3]
    • Encouraging: Providing masks and gloves to employees while working.[3]

News articles


  1. "Texas House speaker calls Home Depot's, Lowe's and Walmart's coronavirus responses 'disgusting'". Dallas News. 2020-05-05. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  2. Muccigrosso, Catherine (2020-05-05). "Lowe's sending $1 million worth of flowers to moms isolated because of the coronavirus". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Muccigrosso, Catherine (2020-05-04). "Lowe's is the latest retailer requiring workers to wear masks during coronavirus". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 2020-05-09.