John Brown

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What's So Special About Specialty Dealers?

The differences between one-steppers and lumberyards aren't always big, but they may be worth copying. More

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Hard Rain

The housing slump has put extra strain on the always-tough relationship between builders looking to trim construction costs and suppliers grappling with smaller orders and shrinking margins. But the downturn is also forcing these trade partners to call a truce--however temporary and sometimes one-sided--in order to form a common front in their fight to survive this frail economy. More

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