Industry News

Avoiding Generational Clashes in Succession Planning

Passing down a family-owned LBM business is a common practice. However, transferring business ownership within a family is a delicate process fraught with difficulties. In...
Bayou City Lumber

Bayou City Lumber Celebrates 20th Anniversary Serving Greater Houston Communities

Houston, Texas—Founded in 1994, Bayou City Lumber celebrated its 20th anniversary this year—after providing Greater Houston and its surrounding areas with one of the...

BEHIND YOUR BACK: Jerry Jones’ 5 Keys to Sales Success

Jerry Jones is an incredibly successful salesman. Despite his transformational facial plastic surgery, Jones has been the face of the Dallas Cowboys franchise since...
Marvins

Marvin’s Building Materials and Home Centers Announces New Location

LEEDS, Ala.—Marvin's Building Materials and Home Centers today announced plans to open a new store in Camilla, Georgia. The store is currently under construction...

Housing Starts Readjust in May

WASHINGTON—Nationwide housing starts dropped 11.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.036 million units in May from an upwardly revised April reading,...

Fairway Building Products, LLC Acquires Carfaro, Inc.

Mount Joy, PA. based Fairway Building Products, LLC has announced they have entered into an agreement for the purposes of acquiring Carfaro, Inc.Headquartered in...

BILL LEE: Questions Help Salespeople Identify Obstacles

Don’t be afraid to ask prospects what it might take to get the sale. How long has it been since a prospect gave you a...
Withers Lumber

Withers Lumber Honored for Community Service

The Strategic Economic Development Corporation (SEDCOR), the leading economic development group for Oregon’s Mid-Willamette valley, honored Withers Lumber with a Community Service award earlier...
Builders' Sentiment

Builder Confidence Hits Yearly High in June

WASHINGTON—Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in June rose five points to a level of 59 on the National Association...

Hallenbeck Takes on CEO Role at Tibbetts

Russ Hallenbeck, a 28-year veteran with the Tibbetts family, was selected to succeed Juan Quesada as chief executive officer. On March 31, 2015, Quesada,...

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