Lowe’s Hardware Remodels Offerings by Acquiring Online Retailer

In order to expand its offerings online, Lowe’s has acquired ATG Stores, a Kirkland, Wash.-based home improvement retailer that operates more than 500 Web sites, ranging from LightingUniverse.com to HandandPowerToolShop.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lowe’s said the 12-year-old company will continue to maintain separate branding and independent merchandising.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik