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Social media, a burrito, and growing your brand

Ultimately, the goal of our team is to bring you the best and latest industry information when and where you want it.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Strategies in person, in print, online, and more

The world-class agenda for this year’s conference has made it our biggest yet, and we’re excited to welcome attendees and friends, old and new, to the industry’s premier education and networking event.

Celebrating the century-old companies

Each member of the LBM Century Club, like Barden Lumber of Boyne City, Michigan, are vital hubs of their communities.
LBM Journal Dealer of the Year 2023

Looking for the 2023 Dealers of the Year

Our 2023 Dealer of the Year program is now accepting company entries and/or nominations.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Relevant for years to come

In this month's profile story on Knudson Lumber, we share that Renee Kraft has introduced her single-location lumberyard to online retail.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Employee care is the ‘new normal’

As I’ve talked with lumber dealers in recent months, I’ve learned that what we considered “back to normal” at the beginning of the pandemic has been redefined.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Decked out, In Depth

LBM Journal ran its first decking In Depth in April of 2004. In that issue, my predecessors shared news about the latest products in what was then a small category for many dealers.
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Culture, strategy, breakfast, and more

A commonly quoted phrase in the business world is attributed to management guru Peter Drucker, who said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Drawing younger staff to the LBM industry

If you're a regular reader of Russ Kathrein’s columns in this magazine, then no doubt you’ve come across a few “Russ-isms.”
From the Editor James Anderson Great Place to Work

Introducing the 2022 Dealers of the Year!

Starting with the January issue and continuing through April, we’ll feature the 2022 Dealers of the Year.

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