Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has named John Deere, Pergo and Pella as the company’s 2019 Vendor Partners of the Year. The companies were selected for their commitment to quality, innovation, value and customer service.
“The vendor partners we are honoring today have been instrumental in helping us transform our business and exceed customers’ expectations,” said Bill Boltz, Lowe’s executive vice president, merchandising. “Their partnership, relentless focus on the customer and drive for innovation allowed us to build momentum and accelerate business growth. Together we will fight for the customer by delivering the best service and value.”
Lowe’s named a vendor partner of the year for each of its three merchandising divisions. In Hardlines, according to a press release, the 2019 winner was John Deere. “Ranked number one in customer satisfaction, John Deere outpaces the industry and claims the number one spot in market share in outdoor power equipment. John Deere introduced four new models, available exclusively at Lowe’s, and its product line offers compelling innovation, such as the ‘Easy Change Oil System,’ which allows customers to change oil in 30 seconds, and improved ergonomics that make John Deere tractors the most comfortable in the industry.”