James Anderson

Fire Destroys Fifth-Generation Indiana Lumberyard

9 months ago

An Indiana lumberyard on its fifth generation of ownership was destroyed by fire Wednesday. WANE-TV reports that Yarnelle Lumber Company of Wabash, Ind. was completely lost to the blaze. Jill … Read More

84 Lumber’s Super Bowl Ad Stirs Immigration Debate

9 months ago

When word spread in January that 84 Lumber, a Pennsylvania-based chain of lumberyards and home improvement stores, had bought ad time during the Super Bowl, the buzz within the industry … Read More

84 Lumber Suits Up for Super Bowl With Controversial Ad Buy

10 months ago

Keep an eye on your TV just before halftime of Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup between the Falcons and Patriots. That’s when 84 Lumber will air the following ad: This isn’t … Read More

Best Service, Best Value is R.P. Lumber’s Commitment

11 months ago

Forty years ago, Robert L. Plummer and his wife Donna were high school teachers in St. Louis, Mo. Always the entrepreneurial type, when Robert decided to leave teaching and open … Read More


12 months ago

LBM Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize three companies of different sizes who epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit. By our definition, an entrepreneur isn’t necessarily a new business. Instead, it … Read More

Rufus Deering Lumber Closes; Eldredge Lumber Buys Inventory, Takes on Employees

1 year ago

Rufus Deering Lumber Company of Portland, Maine is closing after selling land where the company is located to condominium developers. Eldredge Lumber and Hardware has purchased Rufus Deering’s lumber inventory … Read More

PROFILE: Continuity and Service at the Heart of Trico Lumber’s Growth

1 year ago

Dealer Profile “Continuity” is the first word Kyle Morgan uses to describe Trico Lumber Co.’s continued growth in East Texas. It is continuity, Morgan says, that keeps employees on staff … Read More

Fayetteville, N.C. Lumberyard Seeks Donations for Employees Affected by Flooding

1 year ago

  FAYETTEVILLE, N.C — A week after Hurricane Matthew struck North Carolina, many are still dealing with both damage from the storm as well as the deluge of water that has followed. At … Read More

PROFILE: Vistas and Vision at Tum-A-Lum Lumber

1 year ago

When a lumberyard is nestled in the beautiful Cascade Mountain foothills of Hood River, Ore., it’s a smart decision to bring as much natural beauty as possible inside the store. … Read More

NRLA Expands to Include EBMDA

1 year ago

  RENSSELAER, N.Y. – An East Coast regional LBM dealer association grew this week when the board of directors of the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA) officially approved an affiliation … Read More