Category : May 2015

ASK THE EXPERT: May 2015

2 years ago

Scott Hartmann, a seasoned LBM industry veteran with a solid track record of success, provides thoughtful answers to readers’ questions.

BUSINESS INSIGHTS: The Power of Brand in Residential Windows

2 years ago

Lumberyards and specialty dealers control the largest portion of the residential windows and patio doors market. Together, they sold 28.5 million units

BOB HEIDENREICH: Customer Education (part 3)

2 years ago

Part 3 of 3: Talking to homeowners about the importance of deck safety.

SELLING ENGINEERED LUMBER: Do Dimension Lumber Labeling Concerns Apply to Structural Panel Products?

2 years ago

In August 2014, Lowe’s agreed to pay a $1.6 million settlement in California as a result of a lawsuit brought by the district attorneys of several counties in the state.

PRODUCT PICKS: May 2015

2 years ago

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch.

BILL LEE: How to Win the Prospect’s Favorable Attention

2 years ago

To acquire new customers, let value speak before pricing.

EDITORS NOTE: Strength by Association

2 years ago

A lot of things have changed in the past quarter century, but I remain a firm believer in the unique role that our associations play.

NLBMDA: NLBMDA Legislative Conference Highlights

2 years ago

On March 23 and 24, NLBMDA held its annual Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C.

REAL ISSUES. REAL ANSWERS: Social Media

2 years ago

Now that most LBM distribution companies have embraced the necessity of having a website…social media represents the next digital debate.

DEALER PROFILE: HPM Building Supply

2 years ago

A Bond Of Ownership – After 94 years, HPM Building Supply continues to evolve and innovate.