LOWE'S BECOMES OFFICIAL HOME
IMPROVEMENT RETAIL SPONSOR OF THE NFLLowe's targets key NFL events to engage with fans and customers across stores nationwide
NEW YORK, NY & MOORESVILLE, NC (Jan. 22, 2019) – The National Football League today announced that Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is now the Official Home Improvement Retail Sponsor of the NFL.
The exclusive, multi-year sponsorship grants Lowe's the ability to market and activate on a national and local level throughout the year, including at key events such as the Super Bowl, NFL Draft, NFL Combine, NFL Kickoff and in support of the NFL's Salute to Service.
"We're proud to have Lowe's join as an Official NFL Sponsor in the home improvement retail category," said Renie Anderson, Senior Vice President, NFL Partnerships, Sponsorship and Consumer Products. "We look forward to working with the team from Lowe's and their network of more than 1,700 stores to connect with NFL fans in communities across the United States."
"Many of us experience our biggest NFL moments at home with family and friends," said Jocelyn Wong, Chief Marketing Officer at Lowe's. "As an official sponsor of the NFL, we will build upon the NFL's growing popularity and fans' live viewing habits at home to deepen relationships with customers. Our partnership with the NFL will be a great source of pride for our more than 300,000 associates, who look forward to being able to share in their passion with fans."
The partnership will provide more opportunities to reach, engage and celebrate with Lowe's associates and customers. As part of the sponsorship, Lowe's will be able to provide unique NFL experiences for customers and associates both during the regular season and off-season, and will become the presenting sponsor of Super Bowl Experience beginning at Super Bowl LIV in 2020 in Miami.
Details of the partnership are not being disclosed.
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $68.6 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,240 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 310,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.