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National Hardware Show

National Hardware Show cancels live event

Organizers of the trade show plan to announce details of a virtual event later this year.

MFM Building Products’ ShingleStarter Course Roll

ShingleStarter, manufactured by MFM Building Products, is an innovative, 50 mil shingle starter roll that features a peel-and-stick design for fast installation. The granulated...

Product Picks: July 2020

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch.
P/CRM - Tool or Weapon

Upcoming Webinar: P/CRM – Tool or Weapon?

Computer software is not a substitute for sales management; it is an asset that enables managers to lift the performance of their salespeople. In this webinar, Rick Davis will illustrate why CRM is more than “customer relationship” management and must be considered an integral asset for market growth. It is prospect and customer relationship management. It’s not just CRM; it’s P/CRM.
Russ Kathrein

Don’t overlook the obvious

How often do we look at our business from the data that we know and make a judgment, when it is the data that we don’t know that may change our minds?
Bob Higgins Parksite

Parksite promotes Robert Higgins to senior VP of sales

Higgins will lead sales in all business units including Parksite Surfaces, Parksite LBM, Atlantic Plywood Corporation, and the Therma-Tru Door manufacturing facilities.
Weaver Lumber

American Construction Source acquires Weaver Lumber

Weaver Lumber, in Redding, California, will continue to operate under its existing local brand name.
KPIs to Focus on to Elevate Your Company's Acquisition Value

Webinar Replay: KPIs to Focus on to Elevate Your Company’s Acquisition Value

Many business owners point to their top-line revenue and say, “We’re doing great. Just look at our revenues!” But revenue is not profit. In fact, revenue is fairly far down the list of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that an acquirer will focus on when determining acquisition value. In this webinar, you'll learn how to look at your company as an acquirer would, and examine the KPIs they would find most-important.
James Rane - Great Southern Wood Holdings

Five Questions With: James W. Rane, Great Southern Wood Holdings

James W. Rane is chairman, president, and CEO of Great Southern Wood Holdings, Inc., which includes Great Southern Wood Preserving, producers of YellaWood brand pressure treated pine products.
Do it Best

New hires and promotions at Do it Best Corp.

Do it Best Corp. has announced team additions and promotions at its world headquarters in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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