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Lowe’s Leverages Innovative Technology to Launch Contactless Pickup Lockers Nationwide

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MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — To continue to improve the contactless delivery experience for customers who are increasingly shopping online, Lowe’s today announced plans to install pickup lockers at all U.S. stores by the end of March 2021. The addition of Buy Online Pickup in Store self-service lockers at more than 1,700 stores leverages innovative technology to provide a safe, contactless and easier way for customers to collect same-day online orders at their convenience.

As shopping preferences shifted during the pandemic, Lowe’s accelerated the migration of Lowes.com to the cloud and rolled out curbside pickup to support sustained online growth. With the demand for contactless services here to stay, Lowe’s latest investment will eliminate checkout time for customers and allow them direct access to pick up

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Midcentury Modern Renovation in Chattanooga Wows Fans Nationwide

In Chattanooga, TN, home renovation pro Gary Crowe has been slowly changing the housing stock, in the same vein as Chip and Joanna Gaines in Waco, TX.

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A man obsessed with midcentury modern design renovates homes in Chattanooga, TN. He adds pops of color and emphasizes clean lines, dipping back into decades past for inspiration.

Sounds like the plot of an HGTV show, right?

In the same vein as Chip and Joanna Gaines in Waco, TX, Gary Crowe, 39, is slowly changing his city’s housing stock. With his latest project—he’s also the listing agent—he’s now bought and renovated four homes on the same street.


“The look I was going for was Frank Sinatra,” says Crowe of the four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home he’s dubbed Palm Paradiso.

The freshly renovated residence sits

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Increase in home improvement projects nationwide during pandemic

NATIONAL (CBS NEWSPATH) – The pandemic has been difficult for many businesses, but those involved with home improvement are thriving.

When the pandemic started, the Levyn family found themselves at home more. They decided to renovate the backyard, including a new deck. “You want where you live, if you have to work there and if you have young children, you want it to be as lovely as it can possibly be,” Allison Levyn says.

The Levyn’s hired a local company, MG Construction & Decks. “Business has been crazy. It is really good,” says co-owner Melissa Gabso.

A Consumer Specialists survey found 57% of homeowners made improvements this spring. And plenty of people are doing it themselves, which is driving up sales at hardware stores. Home Depot recently posted

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