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Lowe's Companies, Inc. Invites You To Listen to Its 2007 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You are invited to listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2007 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast on Tuesday, September 25th beginning at 8:15 a.m. Eastern Time. The senior management of Lowe's will address current and future growth initiatives and opportunities that exist for Lowe's.

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    What:   Lowe's 2007 Analyst & Investor Conference

    When:   8:15 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, September 25, 2007

    Where:  Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at www.Lowes.com/investor
            Click on Lowe's 2007 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast

    How:    Listen live online by following the directions above. A replay
            will also be available online approximately two hours after the
            event. To access the replay, visit www.Lowes.com/investor and
            select Webcast Events.

Comments made by management during this conference may include "forward- looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements containing words such as "expects," "plans," "strategy," "projects," "believes," "opportunity," "anticipates," "desires," and similar expressions are intended to highlight or indicate "forward-looking statements." Although management believes that the expectations, opinions, projections, and comments reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that such statements will prove to be correct. Any statements that are made during the conference speak only as of the date on which they are made, and the Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update them. A wide variety of potential risks, uncertainties, and other factors could materially affect our ability to achieve the results expressed or implied by our forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, changes in general economic conditions, such as interest rate and currency fluctuations, fuel and other energy costs, slower growth in personal income, declining housing turnover, the availability of mortgage financing, inflation or deflation of commodity prices and other factors which can negatively affect our customers, as well as our ability to: (i) respond to a greater or longer than expected downturn in the housing industry and the level of repairs, remodeling, and additions to existing homes, as well as general reduction in commercial building activity; (ii) secure, develop, and otherwise implement new technologies and processes designed to enhance our efficiency and competitiveness; (iii) attract, train, and retain highly-qualified associates; (iv) locate, secure, and successfully develop new sites for store development particularly in major metropolitan markets; (v) respond to fluctuations in the prices and availability of services, supplies, and products; (vi) respond to the growth and impact of competition; (vii) address legal and regulatory developments; and (viii) respond to unanticipated weather conditions that could adversely affect sales. Additional information regarding the risks and uncertainties which may affect our business operations and financial performance can be found in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (which are available through the Company's web site). With fiscal year 2006 sales of $46.9 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 13 million customers a week at more than 1,425 home improvement stores in 49 states. 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.

SOURCE  Lowe's Companies, Inc.
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    /CONTACT:  Shareholders'-Analysts' Inquiries, Robbin Moore-Randolph,
+1-704-758-3579; or Media, Chris Ahearn, +1-704-758-2304 /
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    /Web site:  http://www.lowes.com
                http://www.Lowes.com/investor /
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CO:  Lowe's Companies, Inc.
ST:  North Carolina
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