Lowe’s announces bonuses, plans to hire 50,000
Lowe’s plans to hire more than 50,000 new employees ahead of the spring rush and award $80 million in bonuses to current associates. This will be the seventh bonus Lowe’s has given hourly employees during the pandemic, bringing the company’s total COVID-19 financial commitment to employees to nearly $1.3 billion. Hourly associates at stores, distribution centers and call centers will receive the bonus on Feb. 5. [TRENDING: Video shows deputy Tasing student | How to get the vaccine in Fla. | NASA tests new moon rocket]AdFull-time hourly associates will get $300 and part-time and seasonal associates will get $150. The company is also looking to hire full-time, part-time and seasonal workers.
Lowe’s holiday deals kick off Thursday
Halloween is not even here yet, and Lowe’s is already kicking off its Christmas holiday shopping specials. The home improvement chain is starting its new “Seasons of Savings” sale Thursday. The big-box retailer believes the holiday shopping season this year will be unlike any other because of the pandemic. Instead of a traditional Black Friday sale, Lowe’s will offer daily online-only “cyber steals” starting Thursday through Dec. 2. The home improvement chain is also planning to offer gifts you might not expect from them, to become more of a one-stop shop for the holidays.
Lowe’s offering drive-thru trick or treating
Halloween is likely going to look very different this year for kids all over the country. Lowe’s Home Improvement stores want to make sure that doesn’t mean it’s canceled entirely. That’s why the warehouse stores are offering drive-through curbside trick-or-treating. [TRENDING: DeSantis to lift restaurant limits in Fla. | Here’s how to track your mail-in ballot | How can I tell difference between flu and COVID-19?] Then on either Oct. 22 or 29, they can drive up to the store for free candy and a small pumpkin.
‘No refund, not a dime’: Man battles with Lowe’s to get washer, dryer delivered
"He said, 'All I have is a dryer'," Johnson told News 6. Unwilling to accept a partial delivery, Johnson sent the dryer back and scheduled a new delivery date. No dryer,” Johnson said. Johnson checked his Lowe’s credit card balance a few days later and the $1,500 charge was still there. When the charge was still not reversed weeks later, Johnson called the credit card company again.
Tropical Storm Erika Prep: Changes since 2004 storms
Pontell said large-scale damage to the enclosures resulted in losses for insurance companies in 2004 and prompted the change. Pontell recommends flood insurance, which is also separate, administered by Federal Emergency Management Agency. Pontell, however, warns flood insurance comes with a 30-day wait, so it will not be effective if Erika causes damage. The closer a named storm gets to Florida, the more insurance companies will stop writing policies. The AOP deductible, which is usually lower than your hurricane deductible, applies to damage caused by any storm other than a hurricane.