Topic: Kyle Nel

Lowe's Is Opening a Hardware Store in Space (Kind Of)

3-D printer will churn out tools for astronauts

Lowe's is taking 3-D printing to new heights. The home improvement chain has partnered with manufacturing company Made in Space to equip the International Space Station with a 3-D printer. Starting…

Inside Lowe's Wacky Approach to Building the Store of the Future

This is not a sci-fi novel

If you've ever felt overwhelmed when walking into a sprawling hardware store, you're not alone. To tackle the problem and better understand how people shop online and in brick-and-mortar stores,…

Lowe’s Tests 3D Technology Booths

First concept out of retailer’s innovation lab

Are consumers ready for Star Trek-like experiences that turn in-store shopping into 3D virtual models? Lowe’s thinks so and is rolling out installations into two Canadian stores that use augmented…