MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 30, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Lowe's Companies,
Inc. (NYSE: LOW) announces Robert A. Niblock, chairman, president and CEO,
will present at the Goldman Sachs Thirteenth Annual Global Retail Conference
in New York, NY.
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What: Presentation by Robert A. Niblock at the Goldman
Sachs Thirteenth Annual Global Retail Conference
When: 9:35 AM Eastern Time on September 7, 2006.
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How: Live over the internet - the archived webcast will be
available for 30 days.
Comments made by management during this conference may include statements,
estimates or projections that constitute "forward-looking statements" within
the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the
Exchange Act. Although the company believes that comments reflected in such
forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such
expectations will prove to be correct. Possible risks and uncertainties
regarding these statements include, but are not limited to, changes in
domestic economic conditions, such as interest rate and currency fluctuations,
fuel and other energy costs, and other factors which can negatively affect our
customers, a greater than expected downturn in the housing industry, the
availability of real estate for expansion and its successful development,
particularly in major metropolitan markets, the availability of sufficient
labor to facilitate growth, fluctuations in prices and availability of
product, unanticipated impact of competition, legal or regulatory
developments, and weather conditions that affect sales. We provide additional
information regarding these and other risks and uncertainties in our filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission (which are available through the
company's web site). Any forward-looking 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.
With fiscal year 2005 sales of $43.2 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a
FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 12 million customers a week at
more than 1,275 home improvement stores in 49 states. Based in Mooresville,
N.C., the 60-year old company is the second-largest home improvement retailer
in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com.
SOURCE Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Shareholders'-Analysts', Robbin Moore, +1-704-758-3579, or Media, Chris
Ahearn, +1-704-758-2304, both of Lowe's Companies, Inc.