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Rona may be going out of business | Lowe's To Close Underperforming Stores

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Rona may be going out of business | Lowe's To Close Underperforming Stores

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfound ... -1.4891369

Very sad news. They are Canadian owned AFAIK.

mod edit: new addition to this developing story: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 43749.html
Last edited by MrDisco on Nov 5th, 2018 12:51 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: edited title to reflect new info
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wra45mon wrote:
Nov 4th, 2018 7:39 pm
This is only in NFLD.
For now. This is how these things always start.
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I stand corrected. Rona is now owned by Lowe's. And Lowe's does not disclose the Rona profits in their quarterly updates to shareholders.
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I wish there was a Rona more closer to me. The one that was more local closed down and Home Depot took its place in the area.
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They’ve been owned by Lowe’s for some time now
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The Rona near me stayed in the same building but downsized to about half of its previous size. The other half of the building became a Nations Fresh Foods.
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The Rona near me stayed in the same building but downsized to about half of its previous size. The other half of the building became a Nations Fresh Foods.
When Lowe’s bought Rona they planned to keep a few of the Rona home and garden stores open, but mostly planned to keep some of the smaller Rona stores in rural areas open
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Rona near me has already been revamped and the name changed to a Lowes.
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Mods can I just ask why you edited the title of this thread and made it look like I did it myself? Not that I disagree with the edit. It's just transparency would be a good thing and it kind of creeps me out that you logged in as me.
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What Best Buy did to Futureshop, the same thing Lowes will do to RONA.

A big American company usually doesn't buy a smaller Canadian company so the smaller company thrives, usually after some time they will shut them up.

Shop at Home Hardware if you can , to support a Canadian business.
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There has to be a massive downsizing of the Rona stores in major cities coming. Near where a relative lives there is a Rona store, and Lowes recently built a large store a couple blocks away. There's no reason for that Rona store to continue to exist because the Lowes is probably taking away most of its business. I suspect the same is happening all over - as Lowes builds up their stores the Ronas in the neighborhood will have to go. I'm sure a lot of people will be upset over the layoffs and that's always unfortunate, especially for the long time Rona employees who will have to start over somewhere else.
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1 Rona north of me closed down.

The other Rona , south of me has been converted into a much smaller store. Almost no one to help you there and overall a sad place.
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News release is here: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 43749.html

List of locations is here, and pasted below: https://newsroom.lowes.com/inside-lowes ... ures-2018/

Canada

British Columbia
RONA Columbia Square (Store #61580)
105-1015 Columbia Street, New Westminister

Alberta
RONA Calgary (Douglasdale, Store #62520)
11520 – 24th Street SE, Calgary

Reno-Depot Calgary West (Store #62880)
12330 Symons Valley Road NW, Calgary

Ontario
RONA Mississauga (Westdale Mall, Store #55430)
1133 Dundas Street West, Mississauga

RONA Mississauga (Lakeshore, Store #55390)
1692 Lakeshore Rd, Mississauga

RONA Sault Ste. Marie (Store #33640)
132 Black Road, Sault Ste. Marie

RONA Sudbury (Store #33020)
943 Barry Downe Road, Sudbury

RONA Peterborough (Store #55520)
1575 Chemong Road, Peterborough

RONA Kingston (Bath Road, Store #55310)
1452 Bath Road, Kingston

RONA Lakefield (Store #33140)
178 Water Street, Lakefield

Lowe’s North York – Centerpoint (Store #3320)
6600 Yonge Street, North York

Lowe’s Sault Ste. Marie (Store #3276)
248 Northern Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie

Québec
RONA Ste-Clotilde (Store #44000)
335, Route 209, Sainte-Clotilde-de-Chateauguay

RONA Iberville (Store #44110)
870, boulevard d’Iberville, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

RONA L’Assomption (Store #44070)
723, boulevard L’Ange-Gardien, L’Assomption

RONA Granby Moeller (Store #44060)
788, rue Moeller, Grandby

RONA Ste-Rose (Store #44040)
134, boulevard Sainte-Rose, Laval

RONA Rivière-des-Prairies (Store #43250)
9200, boulevard Maurice-Duplessis, Montréal

RONA Rouyn-Noranda (Store #43270)
1200, rue Mantha, Rouyn-Noranda

RONA Ange-Gardien (Store #43070)
194, rue Principale, Ange-Gardien

RONA Saint-Elzéar (Store #43290)
100, rue du Parc Industriel, Saint Elzéar

Newfoundland
RONA Conception Bay South (Killigrews, Store #22040)
825 Conception Bay Hwy, Conception Bay

RONA Goulds (Store #22030)
53-59 Main Highway, Goulds

RONA St. John’s (Topsail, Store #22010)
1297 Topsail Road, St. John’s

RONA St. John’s (O’Leary, Store #22070)
60 O’Leary Avenue, St. John’s

RONA St. John’s (Torbay, Store #22130)
710 Torbay Road, St. John’s

RONA Bay Roberts (Store #22120)
239 Conception Bay, Bay Roberts
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