Lowe's Number of Stores

Number of Stores at Lowe's 2001-2018.

Year Total Stores (includes related brands)Lowe's Stores
20182,246   2,015
20172,394 2,152 
20162,365 2,129 
20151,8571,857 
20141,840 1,840 
20131,8321,832 
20121,754 1,754 
20111,7451,745 
20101,7491,749 
20091,7101,710 
20081,6491,649 
20071,5341,534
20061,385 1,385 
20051,2341,234 
20041,0871,087 
2003952952 
2002828 828 
2001718718 

Total Stores include the stores run by Lowe's and related brands.

The number of total Lowe's Stores in 2018 came down to 2,246  from 2,394  in 2017. Number of lowe's brand stores remained at 2,015 in 2018 compared to 2,152 in 2017.

In 2016, Lowe's acquired RONA adding 245 corporate-owned stores in Canada, as well as approximately 236 dealer-owned stores. In 2013, the company acquired 72 Orchard Supply Hardware stores and in 2018, the company exited Orchard Supply Hardware Operatiosn which resulted in the closure of 99 stores.

Lowe's Annual Reports.