Average amount spent by consumers at the Home Depot and Lowe's 2011-2019

In 2019, the lumber and building materials product category of Lowe's generated about 9.7 billion U.S. dollars’ worth of sales. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (Lowe’s) is an American retail company specializing in home improvement. The company operates a chain of retail stores in the United States, Canada, and partly owns stores in Australia. As of 2019, Lowe's and its related businesses operated 1,977 stores around the world.

How does Lowe’s compare to its competitors?

As of 2019, Lowe’s was ranked third in customer satisfaction among the leading improvement store chains in the United States. The Home Depot was the largest hardware and home improvement retail chain in the United States in terms of sales as of 2019. Lowe’s took second place on this listing, putting it ahead of companies such as Ace Hardware and Menards in 2019. Consumers in the United States spent more on average when shopping at Lowe’s compared to Home Depot as of 2019.

Average amount spent by consumers at the Home Depot and Lowe's from 2011 to 2019

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Release date

April 2020



Survey time period

2011 to 2019

Supplementary notes

*The Home Depot data can be found on page 23 of the Home Depot 10K Report 2019. The Lowe's data can be found on page 24 of the Lowe's 10K Report 2019.

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