Investors have a very clear choice in the home improvement/big-box home retailer sector. Home Depot (NYSE:HD) is posting solid growth, gaining share and raising guidance, while rival Lowe's (NYSE:LOW)
is struggling amidst a meaningful change in its merchandising and
inventory management. While Home Depot is definitely hard to beat for
near-term momentum, investors with more of a value inclination ought to
take a closer look into what's going on at Lowe's.