A breath of fresh air for RONA Ferronnerie St-Janvier, Mirabel

Boucherville, QC, December 6, 2021 – Lowe’s Canada, one of Canada’s leading home improvement retailers operating or servicing over 450 corporate and affiliated stores under different banners, is pleased to welcome Mikael Lanthier to its network of RONA dealers. Mr. Lanthier has just acquired the RONA Ferronnerie St-Janvier, located at 13817 Boulevard Curé-Labelle, Mirabel. As a young and dynamic entrepreneur, he ensures the continuity of the local service and the preservation of half a dozen jobs.

"The store has a rich history and an upstanding reputation in the St-Janvier area. By building on these strengths, I hope to leverage my expertise as a construction contractor and my understanding of the needs of professional and retail customers,” said Mr. Lanthier. “I also aim to work with RONA’s dedicated team of experts to adapt the offer and continue to properly serve local customers.”

“The entrepreneurial vision of independent owners such as Mikael Lanthier enriches our network of affiliated dealers. We are pleased to help him develop his local store with our tailored products and omnichannel capabilities,” said Philippe Element, Vice-President, RONA Sales and Dealer Support at Lowe’s Canada. “I also want to acknowledge the work of the Charbonneau family and thank them for serving their community for 52 years.”

The store, acquired by the Charbonneau family in 1969, has proudly operated under the RONA banner since 1972. Over the next few months, customers will see the store gradually modernized to allow for stock renewal and online shopping with thousands of additional products on rona.ca.

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About RONA

Founded in 1939, RONA is a banner of Lowe’s Canada, one of Canada’s leading home improvement retailers headquartered in Boucherville, Quebec. Spanning the entire country, the vast network of close to 375 RONA stores includes both corporate stores and independent affiliated dealer stores. Known for its large in-store and online product offering, RONA also provides expert support and advice to its retail and professional customers for their construction and home improvement projects. For more information, visit rona.ca or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube.

About Lowe’s Canada

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 20 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2020 sales of nearly $90 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe’s Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary RONA inc., operates or services over 450 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats under different banners, which include Lowe’s, RONA, Reno-Depot, and Dick’s Lumber. In Canada, they have more than 26,000 associates, in addition to approximately 5,000 employees in the stores of independent affiliate dealers operating under the RONA banner. For more information, visit lowescanada.ca.