Lowe's Companies, Inc. (Lowe's) is a home improvement retailer. As of January 30, 2015, Lowe's operated 1,840 home improvement and hardware stores, representing approximately 201 million square feet of retail selling space. Lowe's is consisted of 1,793 stores located across 50 states in the United States, including 74 Orchard Supply Hardware (Orchard) stores in California and Oregon, as well as 37 stores in Canada, and 10 stores in Mexico. It serves homeowners, renters, and professional customers (Pro customers). Its retail customers, consisted of individual homeowners and renters, complete a range of projects. The Pro customer consists of two categories: construction trades, and maintenance, repair and operations. The Company offers a range of products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating.