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Powering through

Here’s to working together to build your sales, your business, and your brand in 2023…and beyond.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

Changing the world

In the weeks that have passed since LBM Strategies 2022 was held in Denver, the concept of the LBM Community has only gotten stronger. Here are just two reasons why.

Introducing the LBM 40 Under 40

The program will recognize LBM pros under the age of 40 who demonstrate leadership and exemplify commitment and excellence in service to their companies, customers, and communities.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

To our stakeholders

Because you are our stakeholders, I like to update you periodically on what’s going on with your media company.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

The wheelbarrow

Our story begins last weekend when our old wheelbarrow broke.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

Sticks matter

As important as it is for an athlete to have the right tools, it’s that much more important that our teams aren’t held back by their tools.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

Redefining ‘Great’

For the LBM industry, which has struggled mightily with attracting, hiring, and retaining good people, even the idea of a Great Resignation is about the least appealing concept imaginable.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

Behind the LBM 100

For years, one of the most common questions from readers and advertisers was if we had a listing of the industry’s top dealers by revenue.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

Defy Shrinkflation

We may not be able to control rising product prices, but we can control what our customers experience when working with us.
Rick Schumacher from the publisher

The next big thing?

If you’re on the lookout for some innovative new products to bring to your market, I encourage you to check out our Hot Products from IBS recap.

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