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February 23, 2012

Lowe’s has announced the appointment of Kevin Measel to senior VP store operations West division, where he will replace Jim Frasso, who is retiring after a 17-year career with the company.

Measel has more than 28 years of retail experience in both store operations and merchandising, having served most recently as merchandising VP nursery. Additionally, he has served as regional VP, district manager and store manager. He joined Lowe’s in 1994.

April 20, 2011

President Barack Obama called the Lowe's store manager who helped guide customers and employees to the back of his store moments before the front was ripped apart by a tornado. The president thanked manager Michael Hollowell for his actions, according to a press release from the White House.

The Sanford, N.C., store was one of many buildings damaged by dozens of tornadoes that brought destruction to North Carolina on Saturday, when 21 people were killed by the storm. 

January 25, 2011

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe's is making a big shift in its in-store work force, favoring part-timers over middle managers.

The move will cut about 1,700 middle management jobs in the stores, but will lead to an additional 8,000 to 10,000 part-time workers, according to Chris Ahearn, Lowe's VP public relations. The shakeup is expected to take effect Jan. 29.

December 5, 2010

Which of the following is true about The Home Depot University:...

Which of the following is true about The Home Depot University:

a) Member of the NCAA’s Southeastern Conference;

b) Offers scholarships to outstanding DIYers; or

c) Provides centralized, management training to the company’s new leaders.

The answer is “c)”—but don’t expect multiple choice questions as part of the curriculum.

July 15, 2007