Category : January 2017

Department of Labor Rescinds Several Obama-Era Regulations

4 weeks ago

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) notified a U.S. federal circuit court on June 2 that it intends to rescind the “persuader” rule, and asked that the pending court case … Read More

What Happens to Real Estate When You Are Acquired?

7 months ago

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Most lumber deallers that we speak with about mergers and acquisitions own the buildings and land where their businesses operate. Sometimes a separate LLC or incorporated business … Read More

NAWLA Trader’s Market Melds Business with Education

7 months ago

A: “Train Your Brain for Success” was the topic of Robb Zbierski’s Learning Lounge presentation. B: The exhibit floor at NAWLA’s Trader’s Market is a place where deals between manufacturers ... Read More

DIGITAL CASE STUDIES: McCoy’s Building Supply

7 months ago

DIGITAL CASE STUDIES Who handles social media posts and marketing at your company? I do all of the official posts through our various social media platforms. Our advertising team creates … Read More

REMODELER Q & A: Judy Mozen

7 months ago


Scout Your Competition at Trade Shows

7 months ago

SELLING THE DECK PROJECT Now that January is here, it’s time to hit the building show circuit. Like many of you, my area features a couple of large shows and … Read More

SALES & MARGINS: Show Prospects How You Can Make Them Money

7 months ago

SALES & MARGINS Using referrals as evidence, get out of the pricing rat race by showing your prospects how they can make more money buying from you than they can … Read More

PRODUCT PICKS: January 2017

7 months ago

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch. Accoya Acetylated Woood Decking Designed to perform in all weather conditions in both commercial … Read More


7 months ago

NEW & NOTEWORTHY ClipStone® A mortarless stone veneer product suitable for interior and exterior applications.

Norway Spruce 101

8 months ago

COMMENTARY In October 2016, Norway Spruce was approved by the American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) for construction use (home construction applications like wall studs, floor and ceiling joists, and industrial … Read More