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Green Building: Information dealers need to help builder, remodeler and homeowner customers meet evolving building and energy codes.

Dealer Files: Profiles of interesting and innovative lumber/building material dealers from coast to coast.

Sales Skills: Articles aimed at helping LBM sales pros grow their sales and their margins.

Marketing Strategies: Information on helping a company build its brand, its sales, and its position in the marketplace.

Management & HR: Information and insights to help LBM dealers build positive, productive, effective teams.

Technology Tools: Insights into working more efficiently by harnessing the power of computer software and other high-tech tools.

Value-Added Niches: Opportunities for dealers to grow sales by focusing on specific product or customer niches.

Yard Operations: Working smarter and more efficiently in the warehouse, and other behind-the-scenes areas.

Industry Trends & Analysis: Helping dealers identify the product, material and design trends shaping the industry.

Editor's Note: Monthly column from Editor & Publisher, Rick Schumacher.

In Depth : An every-issue examination of one specific product category—including interviews with leading manufacturers.

Real Issues. Real Answers.: Readers respond to fellow dealers’ real-life business challenges.

Tough Calls: Our popular online poll featuring a fictional situation with no right or wrong answer.

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