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January 2017

Mergers & Acquisitions

What Happens to Real Estate When You Are Acquired?

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONSMost lumber deallers that we speak with about mergers and acquisitions own the buildings and land where their businesses operate. Sometimes a...
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NAWLA Trader’s Market Melds Business with Education

A: “Train Your Brain for Success” was the topic of Robb Zbierski’s Learning Lounge presentation. B: The exhibit floor at NAWLA’s Trader’s Market is a...
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DIGITAL CASE STUDIES: McCoy’s Building Supply

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...
Judy Mozen

REMODELER Q & A: Judy Mozen

Judy Mozen CR,GCPPresident, Handcrafted Homes, Inc. NARI National Board MemberHandcrafted Homes, Inc. was founded in Atlanta in 1976 and provides custom home design, construction and remodeling...

Scout Your Competition at Trade Shows

SELLING THE DECK PROJECTNow that January is here, it’s time to hit the building show circuit. Like many of you, my area features a...
Accoya Acetylated Wood Decking

PRODUCT PICKS: January 2017

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch.Accoya Acetylated Woood Decking Designed to perform in all weather...

SALES & MARGINS: Show Prospects How You Can Make Them Money

SALES & MARGINSUsing referrals as evidence, get out of the pricing rat race by showing your prospects how they can make more money buying...
ClipStone Motarless Stone Veneer

NEW & NOTEWORTHY – ClipStone

ClipStone® A mortarless stone veneer product suitable for interior and exterior applications.Designed to replicate the look of natural stone, ClipStone from Environmental StoneWorks is a...

Norway Spruce 101

COMMENTARYIn October 2016, Norway Spruce was approved by the American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) for construction use (home construction applications like wall studs, floor...

NLBMDA Releases 2017 National Policy Agenda

NLBMDANLBMDA has finalized its National Policy Agenda for 2017 as the 115th Congress begins and Donald Trump is set to be inaugurated as the...

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