Lowe's Home Improvement http://wfae.org en Sandy Helps Boost Lowe's Earnings http://wfae.org/post/sandy-helps-boost-lowes-earnings <p>Lowe’s Home Improvement says its profits jumped 76 percent in the third quarter from the same period a year ago. The company headquartered in Mooresville says it made $396 million. Part of the increase comes from sales related to Hurricane Sandy. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:47:00 +0000 Marshall Terry 16137 at http://wfae.org Lowe's Earnings Fall Short Of Expectations http://wfae.org/post/lowes-earnings-fall-short-expectations <p>Lowe’s home improvement earned 10 percent less from May to August than it did last year. The Mooresville-based company now says it won’t make as much money this year as it had previously estimated.<br /><br />Lowe’s earnings fell short of its own expectations and Wall Street analysts’.<br /><br />The nation’s second-largest home improvement chain has been restructuring. A big part of that is making it easier for customers to shop online, on mobile devices and in the stores. CEO Robert Niblock said on a conference call with investors the company is making progress on those initiatives. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 19:50:22 +0000 Michael Tomsic 3058 at http://wfae.org