Home improvement retailer Lowe’s announced Monday that it is closing 20 stores in the U.S. and 31 stores in Canada. It said that the majority of store closures occur where there are two Lowe’s within 10 miles of each other.

Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison said the closures are a “necessary step in [the company”s] strategic reassessment as [it focuses] on building a stronger business.”

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