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New Census data shows starts declined in August, but certain markets have seen considerable strength. Read more

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Should Cyberattacks Cause You to Reject Cloud Computing?

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ABC Supply Opens Four BranchesABC Supply Opens Four Branches

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This Month's Issue

The Battle for Atlanta Adding Value: Robert Bowden Inc. uses construction services as a key differentiator in the hotly competitive Atlanta market. Above: Saul Flores, Miguel Dela Rosa, and Victor Wilcher build stairs.

Nowhere else in America are the nation's 12 biggest LBM companies operating in the same market. Why?

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Want to Have Good Customers? Examine Their Behavior First

A few questions can help determine whether they’ll be a joy or a pain to serve

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My Yardsticks Todd Ransom, owner of Kramer Lumber in Lebanon, Ind.

Todd Ransom divides his time between two family traditions—lumber and officiating.

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2014 ProSales 100 Gary Powell, president of Matheus Lumber, Bellevue, Wash.

For this year's ProSales 100, we look at who gained the most and what's working across the market

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BFS Reveals Slump-Beating Tactics

CFO Chad Crow says trimming expenses and having cash are important Read more

Lowe's Settles for $9.5M in Class Action Wage SuitLowe's Settles for $9.5M in Class Action Wage Suit

Retailer accused of 'misclassifying' HR managers in violation of FLSA provision Read more

Editor's Note: Stop Acting Your Age

Technology is changing the landscape of LBM—pay attention or pay the price Read more

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