Should Lowes expand into Canada, or renew efforts to acquire Rona? Would you recommend Lowes enter the Australian market with 150 new stores as currently planned in an attempt to match Aces international presence? Would you recommend Lowes reduce the size of its stores to match Home Depot, and even smaller stores such as Ace and True Value? What do you think are the best strategies for Lowes to outperform Home Depot as the housing market and world economy continue to improve? Develop the projected financial statements that fully assess and evaluate the impact of your proposed strategy.