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James Anderson is Senior Editor at LBM Journal. He can be reached at James@LBMJournal.com or 612.888.5265.

PROFILE: A Philosophy of Quality

Kimal Lumber creates its own opportunities. BY: ALYSSA SAMSON You see it all the time: A company promises top quality products and unmatched service, yet angry...

PROFILE: A Change In The Wind

Short and Paulk Supply grows its business by embracing change BY: ALYSSA SAMSON Jay Short, president of Georgia based Short and Paulk Supply Company, was introduced to...

DEALER PROFILE: Leave the Light On

After 37 years, Friedman’s Home Improvement returns to Petaluma – stronger than ever. BY: ALYSSA SAMSON In 1976, Friedman’s Home Improvement hung a sign in the window...

MANAGING RISK: Keys To The Road

Putting a new driver behind the wheel takes much more than a driving test. BY: ANDY CARLO The delivery fleet is polished with your company’s logo prominently...

DEALER PROFILE: A New Frame of Mind

  Fueled by new ownership and renovations, LumberTown has a new outlook on business. BY ALYSSA SAMSON LumberTown, based in Zanesville, Ohio was feeling like many businesses...

DEALER PROFILE: Focus on the Fundamentals

Dye Home Improvement celebrates 90 years of success by positioning itself for the future. BY: ALYSSA SAMSON “Some people try to find things in this game...

MANAGING RISK: Tech Takeovers

Information breaches and identity theft can pose a serious problem for dealers. BY ANDY CARLO Target recently acknowledged that it ignored last year’s security alerts pointing to...

DEALER PROFILE: Seizing an Opportunity

Recently opened South Carolina-based DeckStore foresees a prosperous future. David Elenbaum had a problem. After 14 years as a deck contractor, followed by a couple...

MANAGING RISK: A Worst Case Scenario

Planning for the unexpected should be part of your technology plan. Just miles away from your workplace, during your morning commute, you begin to see...

DEALER PROFILE: Innovating Outside the Box

A fearless approach to gain brand recognition helps grow Arrowhead Building Supply. In an industry filled with rich history and decades of family-owned traditions, Arrowhead...

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