FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2010 file photo, Lowe's employee Hank Fletcher, bottom, shows a washer/dryer set to Roy Doyle at a Lowe's store in North Little Rock, Ark. Lowe's Cos. said Monday, Nov. 15, ... more 
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2010 file photo, Lowe's employee Hank Fletcher, bottom, shows a washer/dryer set to Roy Doyle at a Lowe's store in North Little Rock, Ark. Lowe's Cos. said Monday, Nov. 15, 2010, its third-quarter profit rose 19 percent as the home improvement retailer kept a rein on costs while consumers continued to be guarded in their spending. less 
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