Military Times Story by Karen Jowers
National home improvement retailer Lowe’s has expanded its everyday military discount program to include all honorably discharged veterans, as of May.
The chain also has expanded the 10 percent discount to Lowe’s online shopping, which will include free parcel shipping. It will provide for faster checkout and add the ability to use the discount at self-checkout in stores, said Lowe’s spokeswoman Karen Cobb.
But the procedure for getting the discount has changed: Active-duty service members, retirees and veterans must must sign up online for the Lowe’s personal shopping card to qualify for the discount. This is not a credit card.
Spouses and dependent children up to age 18 can also get the discount, although the online signup process doesn’t include an option for “spouses” or “children.”
“The discount is linked to a MyLowes account, which can be shared by a household,” said Megan Lewis, a Lowe’s spokeswoman. “Once the service member signs up for the discount program, it will be linked to a MyLowes card that can also be used by their spouse…”