– Employees Now Stocking More Than 40,000 Items –
– Store tours available upon request –
WHO: Lowe’s of Chalmette
WHEN: Friday, January 8, 2010
6 a.m., Lowe’s will open its doors to the public
Thursday, January 14, 2010
10 a.m. Grand Opening festivities including Lowe’s Board Cutting ceremony
Gift Card Match Day – Buy a Gift Card, Help Build a Home. Purchase a Lowe’s Gift Card on Thursday,Jan.14,and Lowe’s will match purchases up to $5,000 to support the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity’s next building project.
WHERE: Lowe’s of Chalmette #3016
8333 West Judge Perez Drive
Chalmette, LA 70043
ABOUT THE STORE:
The home improvement store has 117,000 square feet of retail sales space, with an adjacent garden center, stocking 40,000 different items to help customers build, improve and beautify their homes. A store of this size represents an average investment in the community of approximately $18.5 million and creates up to 175 new jobs.
STORE TOURS & MEDIA INTERVIEWS:
The media are invited to get a behind-the-scenes, advance tour of the new Lowe’s store. To schedule a media tour with the store manager, call Gerard Littlejohn at (704) 758-4337. For information about Lowe’s, call Maureen Rich at (704) 758-2298.
With fiscal year 2008 sales of $48.2 billion, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 14 million customers a week at more than 1,700 home improvement stores in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com.