Lowe's COO Rick Damron told investors the retailer's second-quarter performance was balanced across categories as well as geographic regions.
On Wednesday, the Mooresville, N.C.-based company reported second-quarter sales gains of 10.3% to $15.7 billion.
"We achieved very strong second-quarter growth in products needed to improve and maintain the yard, tools and outdoor power equipment, and lawn and garden were among our best-performing product categories in the quarter," Damron said.
The strong growth also appeared in kitchens and appliances, which received a boost from the new LG line, which rolled out in the first quarter and gained traction in the second, he said. The category also benefited from a first-place ranking from JD Power and Associates in appliance retail customer satisfaction f