James Anderson

Remodeled Ridgefield

January 31, 2018

Price leads Ridgefield Supply into new era Margaret Price, CEO of Ridgefield Supply, took over the family business and saw the company through a major facilities renovation. Remodeling completed at … Read More

Entrepreneurs of the year: 2018

January 2, 2018

LBM Journal’s Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize three LBM companies of different sizes that epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit. By our definition, an entrepreneur describes a company where leadership excels … Read More

How Zeeland Lumber uses data to accelerate growth

November 13, 2017

Zeeland Lumber: Measuring up

Keeping up with Kentuckiana

October 6, 2017

PC Home Center thrives on regional growth A sure sign of a successful business is one that is able to evolve and adapt to its customers’ changing needs. Another sign … Read More

Help after hurricanes

October 5, 2017

As dealers and staff recover, focus shifts to building product pricing and availability As Hurricane Harvey slammed Southeast Texas in late August, independent LBM dealers in the region did what … Read More

From lawyer to lumberman

August 29, 2017

Outsider’s Perspective Drives Dallas Dealer It may just be that more than any other industry, LBM is one that sees the highest rate of family succession—Dads passing lumberyards along to … Read More

Vassar Building Center: Hiring Helps

August 3, 2017

How Vassar Building Center Hired Its Way to Success When Mike MacKay hired three outside salespeople instead of just one as he was supposed to, it helped that the owner … Read More

The Hatch & Bailey Company: Built to Last

July 5, 2017

Connecticut’s Oldest Lumberyard is Still Going Strong A number of dealers in the industry will tell you that the recipe for success as a lumberyard is a good mix of … Read More

Hess Lumber Grows by Finding Ways to Serve

June 2, 2017

Above: Doug, along with his parents, Ronda and Jared Crowther (on right), says the store’s employees help create a family atmosphere for customers. Opportunity in Idaho In Malad City, Idaho … Read More

Digital Case Studies: Kuiken Brothers Company, Inc.

May 24, 2017

As LBM dealers continue to search out best practices for utilizing social media to their business’s advantage, many are looking to early adaptors who are experienced and willing to share … Read More