84 Lumber’s president, speaking at the opening of the company’s first new store in years, said the dealer expects this year to post its first net profit since the housing crash began. “I love the store count we have right now,” at 251 locations, Maggie Hardy Magerko told a Pittsburgh newspaper. “Before, it was all about being the biggest, and how quick can we open stores. Now it’s very manageable.” Read the full story.