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Lowe’s Closing 20 Stores In 15 States

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UNDATED (AP) – Home-improvement retailer Lowe’s Cos. says it will close 20 underperforming stores in 15 states and cut 1,950 jobs in order to focus on more profitable locations.

Here are the stores set to be closed:

CALIFORNIA

Los Banos

Westminster

COLORADO

Denver

ILLINOIS

Aurora

Oswego

LOUISIANA

Chalmette

MAINE

Biddeford

Ellsworth

MASSACHUSETTS

Haverhill

MICHIGAN

Ionia

MINNESOTA

Rogers

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Claremont

Hooksett

Manchester

WBZ-TV’s Lauren Leamanczyk spoke with former employees in New Hampshire. 

NEW JERSEY

Old Bridge

NEW YORK

Batavia

RHODE ISLAND

N. Kingstown

VIRGINIA

Emporia

WASHINGTON

S. Tacoma

WISCONSIN

Brown Deer

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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