Q2 Openings, Closures, and Acquisitions
Stock Building Supply opened a lumber and building materials distribution facility...
2014: The Year of the Deal?
Signs of LBM industry strength point toward a coming year of increased merger and acquisitions.
All Hands on Deck
Growth in U.S. housing demand will boost sales of decking products this year....
Keep Warm (or Cool) with New Insulation Products
Sarah Humphreys explores a variety of new insulation products on the market.
Sophisticated Mobile App Empowers Texas Dealer
Main Street Lumber has created a mobile app that helps sales staff in the field by...
New Frontiers in Wood
Recent wood research promises tremendous benefits for a variety of industries including medical science, solar, and automobilies. The research also provides increased opportunities for engineered wood as a building material.
Making Marketing Magic
Done right, marketing connects you with your customers and leads to greater sales.
Taking the High Road
Dealers are revisiting their drug policies in the wake of marijuana legalization in some states.
Tips for Selling to Big-Volume Builders
Getting in with the "big boys" is no easy task, but that doesn't mean it can't be done. It takes tough skin, the ability to handle losing, and knowing when to say "no."