Lowe’s flyer regina Buchan and Lowe differed to expand the business into new areas and they separated in 1952 with Buchan (self) control of the controlled equipment and construction company offers and Lowe among other joint ventures between the two (including a car dealer). Buchan was the sole owner of Lowe. In 1954, Lowe started the Lowes Foods food chain.
Until 1955 Buchan by opening stores in cities North Carolina Asheville, Charlotte, Durham and quickly expanded. More stores opened in the 1950s.
Buchan died in 1961 of a heart attack at the age of 44 years The management team of five members Robert Strickland and Leonard Herring, recorded in 1961, the company adopted the Until market 1962 Lowe operated 21 stores and has annual revenue $ 32 million. Lowe began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in the 1979th year