Bison Building Materials

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Bison Cites Housing Slump, Credit Squeeze for Going Into Chapter 11

Bison Building Materials, citing the double whammy caused by an ill-fated expansion and a credit squeeze from its main bank, filed Sunday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, making it the third company in the top 15 of the ProSales 100 to seek federal protection from creditors in the past two months. Initial motions--including a request to delay an enumeration of Bison's largest unsecured creditors--will be heard Wednesday at U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Houston. More

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Bison Building Materials Files for Chapter 11

Bison Building Materials, the 14th biggest LBM dealer on the ProSales 100, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from creditors, partly as a result of legacy costs incurred by its failed expansion outside its Houston area core. More

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Roll of the Dice

Vegas industry veterans say that the local market is driven and dictated by... More

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Step by Step

For traditional pro dealers, dabbling in two-step distribution means walking a fine line between filling a need and supporting your competition. Here's how to profit from selling to other dealers without losing your pro focus. More

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