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NFL Building Center Sold To New Building Materials Chain

Central Network Retail Group (CNRG), a seven-month-old business created by the president of Home Hardware and the former chief at the Marvin's store chain, announced it has acquired NFL Building Center in Daphne, Ala., and plans to reopen NFL's now-closed Gulf Shores, Ala., location this spring. More

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ILMDA Names Martin as its Lumberman of the Year

The Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers Association named Dan Martin of Peoples Complete Building Center in Watseka, Ill., as its 2010 Lumberman of the Year. More

Ohlmann Honored as Nebraska Lumber Dealer of the Year
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Ohlmann Honored as Nebraska Lumber Dealer of the Year

The Nebraska Lumber Dealers Association gave Craig Ohlmann of Ohlmann Building... More

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Boyce Lumber

Boyce, general manager and co-owner of the Missoula, Mont., lumberyard along with his father Bob and brother Jack, did not come to the decision to build a showroom lightly. As the big box stores moved in and siphoned business from the traditional yards, Boyce Lumber built a drive-through facility in 2001 to compete. That helped, but the dealer was still just surviving, not really thriving. More

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In Brief

Beacon Roofing Supply, the No. 3 LBM dealer on the ProSales 100, acquired Canada's Posi-Slope Enterprises Inc. and its sister company, Posi-Pentes, which specialize in the design and fabrication of tapered roof insulation systems, and more. More

Gary Smith
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Gary Smith

It's nothing special to hear people in Anadarko, Okla., use words from the Kiowa... More

Pursuing the New Deal
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Pursuing the New Deal

Representatives from 27 custom builders were among more than 400 people who... More

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Returns: Accounts Receivables Need To Stay Front and Center

I want to say thank you to ProSales for covering such an important and timely topic with this year's accounts receivables survey for the building materials industry. ("Slow Flow," November.) Based on the responses, it is evident that the tumultuous market conditions now affect all dealers throughout the country, causing them to take more assertive actions than ever before to collect what's due. More

Custom Conversation
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Custom Conversation

While consolidation among the nation's largest home-building firms may grab the... More

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