As of 2015, only current employees are authorized to access the My Lowe's Life website. Former Lowe's employees can access additional Human Resources information via a separate link. Unauthorized access to the My Lowe's Life website is considered a crime, and the site is monitored for unauthorized use.
Lowe's was founded in 1946, becoming a publicly traded company by 1961. The home-improvement store is now a Fortune 500 company with more than 1,000 locations. In 2014, Lowe's had over $56 billion in revenue. The store employs about 260,000 people and serves almost 16 million customers per week. Lowe's is also involved with local charities.