Lowes Works on Merchandising

August 2005
Home Textiles Today;8/22/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 46, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the agenda for retailer Lowe's under the direction of Larry Stone, who in June 2005 was promoted to senior executive vice president of merchandising and marketing. Collaborating merchandising and operations strategies; Evaluation of product and signage presentation; Creation of more in-store product displays.


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