Connecticut Store Leaving Lumber Business

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H.H. Taylor & Son is scaling back its offerings at the end of the month. The hardware store and lumberyard that has been a mainstay in New Milford, Conn. will … Read More

New Home Sales Rise in October

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 — Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 10.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 495,000 units in October, according to newly released data from HUD … Read More

5 Ways To Strengthen Your Deck Sales This Winter

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Just like the weather, our business changes seasons too. With the winter months upon us, it is tempting to let decking sales take a backseat to more active-selling categories. But … Read More

Schweiss Doors easy-to-grease wrap-around hinge

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The new hinge design with grease zerks on every hinge allows users to easily grease hinges from the underside of the doorframe without having to remove the top rubber weatherseal. … Read More

Lazy Salespeople Lead with Price

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Smart salespeople are partners who help their customers succeed. When prospecting for new business, it has been my experience that salespeople are most likely to prematurely introduce the subject of … Read More

Foxworth-Galbraith Opens Denver Branch

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Foxworth-Galbraith announced the opening of a new Lumber and Building Materials branch in Denver, Colorado. Expanding its presence in Colorado is a key objective of the company’s growth strategy. A Denver branch will … Read More

Service as a Differentiator

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Lumberyards account for the largest share of overall LBM distribution industry revenue with $45 billion, or roughly 30% of the total in 2014. As home building accelerated in 2014, 46% … Read More

EVENT RECAP: LBM Distribution Conference

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The 2015 LBM Distribution Conference brought together some of the industry’s top thought leaders in key LBM business areas including inventory management, employee recruiting, pricing strategy, succession planning, mergers & … Read More

BlueTarp Launches BlueTarp® Powered

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A New Credit Service Model For Building Material Suppliers BlueTarp Financial, the leading credit management company for B2B suppliers, recently announced the introduction of BlueTarp Powered, a new service model … Read More

Weyerhaeuser Names Trus Joist Distributors for Mid-Atlantic, Midwest

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Weyerhaeuser has announced two distribution deals for its Trus Joist engineered lumber products. F. P. Supply, a distributor of building products in the Midwest, will become a distributor of Weyerhaeuser … Read More