Report: No, Amazon Isn’t Selling Lumber
The launch of Amazon’s new gaming engine probably didn’t catch the eye of many LBM dealers or builders, unless they happened to catch the name. Amazon’s addition to Amazon Game Systems is called Amazon Lumberyard. A writer for The Atlantic, who is a woodworker and DIY remodeler, shares his experience when he tweeted his displeasure that Amazon wasn’t delivering lumber. Frankly, we think he should shop at his local lumberyard anyway, but the response from Amazon is quite amusing. Check out the full story here.
Report: Court Rules in Favor of Menards Founder in Case Against Former Fiancee | September 21, 2016
The founder of the Menards building supply chain doesn’t have to give his ex-fiancee ownership interest in the company, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. John Menard’s former finacee had sued for … Read More
Report: Lumber Trade War Brewing | August 25, 2016
Bloomberg featured a story today on the escalation of a trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada over a new softwood lumber trade agreement. The countries are currently operating under a … Read More
Report: Philly-Area Lumberyard Closing After 153 Years | August 12, 2016
A long-standing Philadelphia-area lumberyard is closing after 153 years in business. The Philadelphia Inquirer shares the story of Fritz Lumber Co. of Berwyn, Penn., and its owners William “Howard” Fritz … Read More