Lowe's CA Deals Lowe's incorporated on August 1, 1952, is a home improvement retailer. The Company operates approximately 1,800 stores located across over 50 states in the United States, including approximately 80 Orchard Supply Hardware (Orchard) stores in California and Oregon, as well as approximately 40 stores in Canada and over 10 stores in Mexico. The Company operates through the home improvement retail operations segment and serves homeowners, renters and professional customers.