Lowe's Companies is the chain of appliance and home improvement product stores that operates in Mexico and Canada. The chain was established in the year 1946 in the N. Wilkesboro Region in Carolina. Record says that in a week, the chain serves near about 14 million consumers through the 1781 stores. In the year 2007, the authority expanded its service in Canada by inaugurating a store in Hamilton region in Ontario. In Fortune 500 list, Lowe's Companies, Inc hold 43rd position. Though it deals with wide range of home improvement supplies, but at present, it is the second largest chain for hardware supplies.