MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You are invited to
listen to the Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) 2008 Analyst & Investor
Conference Webcast on Wednesday, September 24th beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Eastern Daylight Time. The senior management of Lowe's will address current
strategies for managing the business and long-term growth opportunities that
exist for Lowe's.
What: Lowe's 2008 Analyst & Investor Conference
When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, September
Where: Visit Lowe's Investor Relations website at
Click on Lowe's 2008 Analyst & Investor Conference Webcast
How: Listen live online by following the directions above.
A replay will also be available online shortly following
the event. To access the replay, visit
www.Lowes.com/investor and select Webcast Events.
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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, higher fuel and other energy costs, slower growth in
personal income and consumer spending, 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 adverse trends 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 2007 sales of $48.3 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a
FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 14 million customers a week at
more than 1,575 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.
SOURCE Lowe's Companies, Inc.
/CONTACT: Shareholders'-Analysts: Robbin Moore-Randolph,
+1-704-758-3579, or Media, Chris Ahearn, +1-704-758-2304/
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CO: Lowe's Companies, Inc.
ST: North Carolina
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