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NLBMDA Makes Plans for the 2015 Legislative Conference

On March 24, National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) members will be on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., to meet with lawmakers...

Ambush Union Election Rule Up For Vote in House

Tell your Representative to Vote Against NLRB Action Washington, DC - In the coming days, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Senate's...

NAR Study: Accelerating Housing Costs Have Renters Feeling the Squeeze

WASHINGTON – The gap between rental costs and household income is widening to unsustainable levels in many parts of the country, and the situation...

SELLING TO REMODELERS: Schedules Matter

The importance of delivering materials on time and in full. Since our average projects at Timeline Renovations Inc. take several months to complete, we spend...

BILL LEE: Salespeople – Get Serious About Your Business

Follow these tips to develop a marketing plan to grow your numbers. By Bill Lee Most of the salespeople I know entered the 21st century with...

SHOWROOM STRATEGIES: Lee Glass and Window

Insights from LBM dealers who’ve grown their sales with a showroom refresh. The privately-held Lee Glass and Window has served the Stillwater community for 59...

MARKET ANALYSIS: March 2015

Household Formations: The Missing Link in the Housing Recovery By Lynn O. Michaelis This article revisits one of the key factors in the sluggish housing start...

ASK THE EXPERT: March 2015

Scott Hartmann, a seasoned LBM industry veteran with a solid track record of success, provides thoughtful answers to readers’ questions. The Disorganized Sales Pro “I have...

EDITORS NOTE: Reframing Reality

It’s time to challenge the conventional wisdom about our ‘faltering’ housing market. March 2015 - As someone who lives and breathes this industry, I’m more...

Sanford and Hawley Now Offers The Millwork Expertise Of Rogers Sash & Door

Through the acquisition of certain assets between the two companies UNIONVILLE, CT – Sanford and Hawley, Inc. announced today the acquisition of certain assets of...

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