Stories from around the web

>> Lowe's completes RONA acquisition, becomes one of Canada's largest home improvement retailers (PR Newswire)

>> Gap shuttering 75 Old Navy, Banana Republic stores outside North America (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

>> Foot Locker reports most profitable quarter in history (PR Newswire)

>> Walmart's Canadian same-store sales rise 6.7%, contributing to boost in Q1 earnings (Toronto Star)

>> Victoria's Secret discontinuing catalog (The Columbus Dispatch)

And Finally... H&M hosting blog mentoring program to help fashion influencers build their brand (Glossy)