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The milestone reflects a year of strong member growth and expansion, supported by retail performance programs ...Read More

New Home Sales Reach Highest Level Since February 2008

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.5% in June from an upwardly ...Read More

LBM Dealer’s Guide to Pinterest

Over the past couple of years you have helped more and more DIY customers who have come in with projects that they found on ...Read More
Several years ago, Mike Rowe was hired as a pitchman by Ford. Rowe was well ...Read More

Huber Files Patent Lawsuit Against Georgia-Pacific

HEW filed the lawsuit in the United States District Court ...Read More

The Case for Consolidation: Two-Step Distribution

Builders have consolidated, dominating many of the major metros. This dynamic ...Read More

Above-Average Gains in Home Renovation and Repair Spending Expected to Continue

Over the coming year, homeowner remodeling activity is projected to accelerate ...Read More

Remodeling Market Index Holds Steady in Second Quarter

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) RMI posted a reading of 53 ...Read More

How to Select a Contractor for Installed Deck Sales

If you want to get into installed deck sales by hiring a contractor to do the installs ...Read More

NLBMDA Calls for Overtime Rule Reform

Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act (H.R. 5813) ...Read More
Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch ...Read More

Hardwoods Completes Acquisition of Rugby Architectural Building Products

The Acquisition was completed for a purchase price of $107 million plus up to ...Read More

Housing Starts Rise 4.8 Percent in June

“This month’s uptick in production is an indicator that the housing market continues to move forward ...Read More
“These three individuals bring a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise ...Read More
Fischer Lumber first opened in 1941 when C.C. Fischer and G.A. Fischer together purchased the Hale Lumber Company ...Read More
“We’ve seen dealers substantially increase their company sales by focusing on push-through marketing from the builder ...Read More
Builder confidence in July fell one point to 59 from a June reading of 60 on the ...Read More
The award recognizes the company’s job-creating efforts and opportunities offered ...Read More
It’s far less expensive to spend the time necessary to fine-tune and monitor your ...Read More
Homeowners are personalizing their looks more often by mixing and matching styles, requiring more expansive stocking positions ...Read More