MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lowe's, the world's second largest home improvement retailer, announces its Lowe's App for iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. The application is designed to support customers with their home improvement projects, and provide tools to help simplify the shopping experience.
"With the Lowe's App, we are leveraging the popularity of iPhone and iPod touch to help customers make more informed purchasing decisions on the go," said Gihad Jawhar, vice president of Lowes.com. "We've also included a wealth of interactive content to inspire consumers on their next home improvement project."
The Lowe's App allows consumers to:
* Research and purchase products;
* View inspiration galleries;
* Locate the nearest store via GPS;
* Watch how-to videos;
* Access product ratings & reviews;
* Share products with friends via Facebook, Twitter and Email;
* Use MS Tag scanning to extend the reach of interactive content (reviews, how-to, etc.)
The Lowe's App is available free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore .
With fiscal year 2010 sales of $48.8 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE(R) 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,725 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. 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.
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