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.
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.”
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.”
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.
This month’s issue focuses on technology tools for LBM dealers, a topic that we think is becoming more important every year.
It’s okay to learn the new ways
Usually when people say there is a generation gap in knowledge, they’re saying that the young people don’t know how to do things the old way.
LBM Journal 40 under 40 FAQ
Who decides who will be in the LBM 40 Under 40? LBM Journal’s editors and staff. The team evaluates the nominations and consults with an...
A great place to work
We may not all be as lucky as Jeff Pardini at Hills Flat Lumber and know what we want to do with our lives at a young age.
How’s business where you are?
Strange things can happen when predictability is thrown out the window. These past 18 months have enforced that point.
The good kind of ‘unprecedented’
Every lumber dealer is experiencing the same unprecedented prices and demand challenges, just as they’re now looking back on the same unprecedented pandemic.