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NLBMDA Names New President and CEONLBMDA Names New President and CEO

Executive V.P. Jonathan Paine succeeds outgoing president Michael O'Brien Read more

California Dealer Becomes New NLBMDA Chair

J.D. Saunders will succeed outgoing chair Chris Yenrick Read more

Top Cities for Unmet Boomer Housing DemandTop Cities for Unmet Boomer Housing Demand

According to a new study from Epcon Franchising and Metrostudy, Dallas-Fort Worth... Read more

L&W Supply Posts Gains in Operating Profit, Net Sales

USG's building materials segment posts sixth consecutive quarter of gains Read more

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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 Austin Perkins, owner of St. Landry Lumber

St. Landry Lumber owner Austin Perkins hawks nails, knives, and ammo

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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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Video

Accelerate Your Sales Team Sales guru Rick Davis of Building Leaders talks about giving your sales team a game plan to accelerate your company’s sales growth. Read more
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Your Business

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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